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Sunday, 15 January 2012

Just one layer...

...is what they want to see over at "Less is More" - oh, and don't forget to include a bird LOL

As Copics/Promarkers tend to show through to the other side of the CS I decided to go for a different method of colouring.
The background was roughly sponged with Ranger's *Jenni Bowlin* Malted Milk ink pad and then shaded over the top with a selection of browns from my Inktense pencils
The chicken image came free with the January issue of Craft Stamper and I shaded it with the Inktense pencils without using water to blend so that the effect had a bit more texture like feathers. The base card was a 5x5 ivory card blank from Papermania.

It wasn't until I had finished this little notelet that I realised my chicken looks very patriotic colourwise **hehehe** could be the influence of all the new ranges that are hitting the stores at the moment in readiness for the Jubilee & the Olympics.................................

11 comments:

Chrissie said...

I must take the stamp from my Craft Stamper mag and have a go too,super job... as you say, a very patriotic rooster!
Thanks so much for joining us
Chrissie
"Less is More"

Lynn Stevens said...

This reminds me of my Miracle (rooster) hes gotten so big and still Loves his mommy! LOL
he HATES MY dh Though.
Fun to change this up a bit with your coloring!
Hugs Lynn

Mandi said...

Super image, we have a cockeral living near us that does his 'cock-a-doodle-doos' at 3.45am!!

Many thanks
mandi
"Less is More"

Sandra said...

Very cute, seeing your card makes me want to use that stamp now :)

Splashbunny said...

Hiya Toni,
cute card, very clever withe the colouring medium, promarker does tend to show through.
hugs
xx

Debbie said...

That's a lovely stamp, great use of colour!

Debbie x

Vicky said...

Hi sweetie gorgeous card loving the rooster & a fabulous LIM card shug, I always struggle with these.

Lotsa hugs Vicky xxx

Jane said...

Very regal rooster! Great colouring.
You can view my card here

The Crafty Elf said...

Toni it's fabulous! Love your card! I grew up with a ceramic rooster in our kitchen. My Mom received it from her mom and said it was good luck! My mom still has it in her kitchen today.

Kathyk said...

Smashing card and a great use of the CS freebie too

Kathyk

Pauline said...

A wonderful image, and great colouring too.