Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Welcome Home Ducklings!


This is my second post of the day so make sure you scroll down to see the latest for the Hambo Hoedown!

There's a new challenge at Penny's Paper-Crafty Challenge!  The challenge this time is Welcome Home!  I thought this image would be perfect!  I think this sweet little duckling image from Prairie Fairy Designs is just so adorable!  It'll be available soon!  I coloured it in with my Copic markers: (blossom & bows-YR15, Y17, R22, R20; blossom centre YR21, Y21; bill & feet-YR18, YR15, Y17' stem-YG17, YG07, YG03; ducklings-B91).  For added detail, I added a flourish with a white gel pen, and the edging is done with an SU Spiral Punch.  I found the green flower trim at the dollar store!  The sentiment was done with my labelmaker.

Here's a closeup angle of the card.  I popped out the flower and the cute little foot!

You've heard me say it before, my Copic collection is very limited.  If I include the 3 new markers that I just bought, I now have 36.  I have a lot of patterned paper that doesn't match my Copic colours.  So I blend colours until I achieve the right tone.  I've created a small tutorial to show you how I do that.  The colours I use to create the flower are YR15, Y17, R22, R20.

Step one:  Colour the tips of the flower with YR15.


Step Two:  Starting at the tips again, colour with Y17 and bring the colour a little further than the last colour.


Step Three:  With R22, colour the tips, feathering the strokes toward the middle of the petals.

Step Four: Using R20 and the same feathering strokes, finish filling in the petals.

Other challenges I'm entering this card in:
Craft Your Passion - Show Us Your Layers
Corrosive Challenges - Animals
Fussy and Fancy Friday - Springtime
Cardmadfairy's Digi Days - Recipe: 1 image, 2 patterned papers, 3 embellishments
Paper Playtime - Friends    
Mojo Monday - Sketch









Supplies:
Stamps:
Paper:  Basic Grey, Copic X-Press It, Prism White CS
Ink:  SU - Apricot Appeal, Chocolate Chip
Accessories:  Lime Green Stickles, SU Brads, Prima Rhinestones, trim from dollar store, SU Dimensionals
Tools:  Sewing Machine, SU Spiral Punch, White Gel Pen, Spellbinders Classic Circles LG & SM, Spellbinders Classic Scallop Circles LG, Copic Markers

Have a wonderful day!
Thanks so much for stopping by!

15 comments:

deesdesigns said...

Oh Hannah! This card is just adorable!!! Thanks for the copic tutorial, your coloring is always gorgeous, you make it look so-o-o easy :-)

Imke said...

OMG this is super, super cute. Love the colors and your layout. Thanks for joining us at The Corrosive Challenge.

Silli said...

wow, wow, wow Hannah, great coloring...and such a cute card!!! LOVE it! HUGs girl...

Janis said...

This is such a sweet and colorful creation! Thanks so much for playing with us at Paper Playtime. :) Janis

Dot said...

Stunning card, Hannah. Yes this new image is adorable.
Lovely colouring and beautiful details.
hugs Dorte

Tanya S said...

Fabulous card hun!Thanks for joining us at Craft Your Passion!

Julee (Vervegirl) said...

Oh, this is simply adorable! Such beautiful coloring, too. Thanks for playing Mojo Monday!

lalkygirl said...

wow hannah what a stunning card ,beautifully coloured and gorgeous papers ,
thanks for joining us at digi days and good luck
tracey x

Sheila said...

Hannah, What a divine card and such a cute image too! TY fro joining us at Cardmadfiary's Digi Days and good luck, Sheila:)X

Kasandra said...

Hannah...Bonnie told me about your blog today while we were going to a card class and she was right, it's stupendous! Look forward to following you and seeing your creations!

Kelly said...

Absolutely stunning!! Hugs.

Posh Cat Crafts said...

Wonderful card I just adore it Thank you for joining us at Craft your Passion
Hugs
Tamara

Beverly Montez said...

Hanna this is great and how cool to show how you colored the flowers! This is such a cute image.
XO
Beverly

Cole said...

Hannah - your card truly is AMAZINGLY GORGEOUS!!!!!!!!!!!! Absolutely stunning! I also have a limited amount of copics so your tut was awesome! Thanks so much!

Cole said...

This is the card that led me to your blog...........I'm crazy about it! (obviously .... 2nd comment for same card!) I just keep coming back to admire it cause it's so awesome! Once I get my new copics in - I want to try and do what you are showing us here on your tutorial....wish me luck!!

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