Sunday, August 16, 2009

Nothwoods Beauty!

This Lovely image is from Northwoods! It's another
new toy I purchased when I attended the Stampaway USA convention!

I stamped the image using Memento Tuxedo Black! In my opinion this is the best ink to use when coloring with copics! It does not bleed! The image was colored using SU reinkers, copics and pastels! The clouds were sponged in using a cloud template and SU Soft Sky! To color the bird I used Flourishes Flesh Tones Copic Collection 1. E00, E11, E31 and E33. The decorative corners are die cuts from Cuttlebug!

I read a tip by Kurtis, in GinaK's Stamp TV Stamping Lifestyle on line magazine, if your photo has a lot of white or soft colors play around by using a darker background to bring out the colors! I changed my white background to black and I think it enhances the soft colors!

This is a Featured Stamper Challenge! Today's featured stamper was *Stamp Muse*!

Thanks for stopping by! Hope you have a blessed and marvelous day!


jdmommy said...

Fran, what a gorgeous scene you have created!! Your coloring as usual is fabulous, and that tip from Kurtis is right on the mark!! Great job, and TFS!!

Stacy aka Twinshappy on SCS said...

Beautiful scene! Wonderful coloring and I love this image.

Lynn said...

Beautiful balance on this gorgeous card, Francie! Awesome work!!

Betty Wright said...

Beautiful created scene!!! Love the layout and design and the out of the framing look with the cattails and birdie!!! Great look, Francie!!!