Thursday, 15 May 2014

Beach Days....

Here's a Emma Canning image on the Digistamp Heaven CD for Polkadoodles, I cut her out using the Scan N Cut - it did a pretty good job I think. Then I coloured her clothes using buttercup, mustard and ivory ProMarkers....



I wanted her to look tanned, so decided to start by colouring in the areas that always catch the sun in Coral.....


then I added Tan, going over the areas already coloured with the Coral marker as well to blend it.....


then I went over all the skin with ivory, drawing in the other colours. Her hair was done with Ginger and Spice, and the deckchair with Lime and Lime Zest


I used the lovely new Harbour Boulevard papers from Craftwork Cards and cut a wave border with a built-in design on the Scan N Cut - I positioned her so that she looks as if she has pulled up her chair to the waters edge and is having a paddle. I hope she remembered the sunscreen with those red shoulders!


See you tomorrow x

12 comments:

  1. What a fun image and a great card Enfys.

    Toni xx

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  2. Oh dear, she may be a bit sore in the morning. Great card Enfys - that machine certainly cuts out the detail beautifully. Pat x

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  3. Fantastic job, enfys :)
    Hugs,
    Guida

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  4. Enfys, this is fabulous. Love the papers and the dig is terrific, Love her tan. Markers and I Do Not get along. My coloring looks like a kindergartener did it. But the way you did that tan, amazing.

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  5. What a great card. Thanks for sharing and sharing your coloring tips. I learn so much from you.

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  6. Always enjoy your cards. Altohough they feature a cartoon look, the meaning behind the "look" is so true. I can relate to her especially when I was young and foolish and just wore baby oil for sun screen.

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  7. Too cute! Still nursing these back? Good girl... hope it's getting better. Big hugs, Jess

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  8. Great image and beautifully coloured Enfys. SnC did a great job as well!

    Karen x

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  9. Simply gorgeous is your card beautifully presented with lots of lovely detail x

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  10. A great card Enfys and thanks for sharing how to obtain the tanned look. The Scan and Cut did a great job of cutting out.
    Mags
    x

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  11. Super cute card! You may need to cut out a bottle of sunscreen for her- LOL. Wonderful coloring tips, too. Thank you. BethAnn M.

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  12. Great card. Nice to see the colouring process

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Enfys x