The other day I mentioned the new pencils that I was experimenting with, Koh-i-noor woodless pencils. On the other card, I blended the colors with a blending stump and baby oil. For todays card I used a different method of blending them. After stamping my image in Stazon, I colored in sections with pencils, using white to blend the colors. The leads are so soft in comparison to the crayola and kids pencils that I've used in the past. The colors blend beautifully. I lay down a bit of white, go over it with a light color and then blend those out with white. Next I would add in a bit darker color at the edges, again blending that color in with either the white or the light color. For the lines that looked a bit to hazy from the colored pencils on them, I simply went over top of them with a black marker.
High Hopes Stampshas a cool sketch up on their blog as a challenge for a GDT call. I'd keep my fingers crossed but its kinda hard to stamp that way. Would love to get the chance to play with their stamps...cute, cute images! This is the sketch I used for the card. Instead of the bottom panel, I added the outline of stitching. This allowed me to follow the layout without covering up too much of that pretty pattern paper.
pattern paper: Kaiser
sketch: High Hopes
rubon: Melissa Frances
other: Koh-i-noor pencils, watercolor paper
I promise thats it for posts for today, LOL! Have a great weekend and stay warm! We're getting more snow and rain. ick, double ick! Bring on spring!!!