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Thursday, 31 May 2012

My New Penny Johnson Stamp

Last week I bought my first lil girls stamp. My first and only so far lol. I don't have any lil boy stamps yet either... But give me time :) Anyway I wanted to see how they would turn out coloured in different mediums. I used gelatos, big brush markers and artist markers as well as distress markers.

I am a relative newbie when it comes to colouring and shading but I am learning as I go. First up I am going to show a card I made using Gelatos, Prima Fairy Belle papers and hemptique cord. I used my new Tim Holtz waterbrushes to colour my Penny Johnson Happy Day stamp with the Gelatos.


 I then layered two different fairy belle papers after using the gelatos on the edges and the tonic distressing tool. I added brads to the corners of my stamped image and ran the hemptique cord around the edges. I used a thin strip of the same paper I mounted the image on accross the top of my card and then made a tag using a sizzlit die to go on top. I took more hemptique cord and ran it from the tag and under the strip in a criss cross pattern.

Ok next up I just have the rest of the images I coloured. First up is the Faber-Castell markers. I used both the big brush and the artist markers to colour with. On the left is the image I coloured straight from the markers, on the right I coloured using the waterbrushes.


Next up are the ones I did with distress markers. Again on the left is the image coloured straight from the distress markers, on the right the watercoloured image. 


As I said I am still learning, but I am pretty happy with how the card turned out and hopefully I can do something nice with the rest of my images :)
Thanks for stopping by.
Happy Scrappin'
Purple

I am entering this into the Simon Says Stamp - Anything Goes Challenge 
 Just Keep On Creating - Anything goes 
also Joyful Stampers Inspire Me Fridays - Anything goes 
and Make It Monday - Anything Goes


9 comments:

  1. A fabulous card, your image is adorable and such pretty papers and colours.

    hugs
    Heather xx
    Thanks you so much for joining the Simon Says Stamp challenge.

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  2. Gorgeous card :-)

    thanks for entering the Simon Says Stamp Challenge and DT call, Good Luck :-)
    luv
    Lols x x x

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  3. Gorgeous card, I like the image, all the coloured images look great, you have done well with all the different mediums.
    Kevin xx

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  4. Hi there, just stopping by to say how delightful your blog is. Thanks so much for sharing. I have recently found your blog and am now following you, and will visit often. Please stop by my blog and perhaps you would like to follow me also. Have a wonderful day. Hugs, Chris
    http://chelencarter-retiredandlovingit.blogspot.ca/

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  5. For a newbie you did an awesome job with all mediums .
    Love the layers and embellishing . Thanks for sharing on Make it Monday

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  6. Hi

    Your card is gorgeous. You have done a fabulous job of colouring these images.

    Thank you for sharing with us at Make It Monday this week.

    Michelle :o)

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  7. Great start! I really like your distress markers watercoloured image. It will be quite something to look back a year from now at your first attempts and see how far you have progressed. I chose copic markers as my medium and love them, but there is sooo much to learn! The more you 'play' the better you get. Have fun playing!

    I saw your link at Make It Monday, I'm 170 & 230 this week. I'd love it if you stop by.

    Cheers,
    Kasey ~ in Oz

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  8. great card, saw it on mim x

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  9. such a lovely card, I love the main image which you have coloured in beautifully.

    Thanks so much for sharing your creation at Anything goes, Just keep on creating, I hope you will continue to play along. Sorry about the the delay in leaving my comment I have been overseas and then got sick, I will be announcing the winners and will have the next challenge by 01/09 :)

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