Monday, 16 August 2010

A colouring experiment!


Now obviously I need to work on this lol, it's NOT perfect!  I got the idea from this tutorial which actually combines copics and prismas - I rushed off and ordered some Koh-i-noor pencils from Elzybells (sadly they're closing soon) so I could try it myself.  I've wanted to try them for ages so the tutorial just gave me a little push ;o)  They arrived this morning, so this is my very first attempt at combining the two, hopefully there'll be some improvements when I get the hang of it!

I've used an image from Digistamp Boutique, coloured with a combination of promarkers and koh-i-noors.  Cardstock is coredinations, with some stripy paper from my scraps - I had a sort out this weekend and you wouldn't believe the amount of scraps I found!  I've added some Doodlebug letter tiles and card candy to finish.  This one's for my brother-in-law, so I've kept it simple as I don't think he's all that bothered about anything fussy.

I'm entering my card for the following challenges:

28 comments:

  1. Why are you not happy with the coloring? I don't see what's wrong...

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  2. Oh I love it! Hurray for the postman! I think you have coloured him beautifully, he seems to have so much depth. Love the simple layout too. My favourite!
    Linds xx

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  3. Lisa looks find to me gosh if you havent got it perfect cant wait to see it when you do.

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  4. Hi hun, colouring's fab how long ago did you say you were going to try those pencils! Have fun, off to check out that tutorial now. Sarah x

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  5. Hi Hun
    gorgeous card, your colouring look s fabulous, best go check out the tutorial meself!! sue,x

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  6. Great card ! The colouring is terrific ! Great job you did there...
    Greetings,
    Martina
    x

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  7. I think you have coloured this image in well.... STOP doubting yourself, its a lovely card xx

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  8. it looks fab! wish i could colour as good as you! x

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  9. Hi Lisa
    Fab card, love the image and I think you've coloured him wonderfully! Love the simple layout too.
    Kelly.x

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  10. Your colouring is stunning Lisa! thanks for the link to the tutorial hun! xx

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  11. I think your colouring is perfect, I'm so impressed. This is a great male card. Marianne x

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  12. Oooh Lisa, this card is perfect for a male. Love teh image.

    Hugs, Fae xxx

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  13. Great card Lisa. Just right for a male card. Love how you've coloured this cute image.

    Kat xx

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  14. I followed your link from The Sweetest Thing and just had to tell you how wonderful your card is! I am happy to become a follower on your lovely blog too!

    TFS, Cheryl @ CardsbyCG.blogspot.com

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  15. Your colouring is fantastic, the card is good too :o)
    Jackie xx

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  16. Gorgeous card Lisa, fab colours and adorable image.
    luv
    debby

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  17. great male card lisa.the image is fab and love your layout and fantastic colouring :D

    xx coops xx

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  18. Hi Lisa, well Im not sure of dogs drinking booze but you never know, fabulous card and just right for a male. With love and hugs Shirleyxxxxx

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  19. Lisa this reminds me of my lovely old long gone friend Tilly who had a penchant for sniffing around to see if she could find any glasses left on the floor! Didn't have a glass of her own mind, lol

    It's little face is adorable, soooo cheeky.

    Lin xx

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  20. I think you did a great job blending the two mediums and your card came out very well.
    This is my first visit and I must admit I love your simplicity. You create enough appeal without making the card busy and cluttered...love your style. I know someone that would probably love your work and is thinking about putting together a DT. If you might be interested contact me cheribabe@gmail.com
    Hugz,
    Cheri

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  21. Stunning colouring Lisa! Have bookmarked that tutorial. I have the full Prisma collection but never use them...such a waste! I always grab the markers so to combine them would be fab. Love your layout and design...stunning xx Jenny xx

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  22. LOL!! I just adore this!! :) The coloring looks fantastic hun!!

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  23. A super card Lisa, beautifully coloured and I love the tiles down the side!
    Clairex

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  24. Hi Lisa, this little image made me chuckle, he is so sweet! Great colours and layout! hugs Heidi xx

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  25. Gorgeous card - the colouring is fab! Check out my blog cos there's a little something for you... Love 'n' hugs, Mel xx

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  26. Fab male card, your colouring is fine,
    Sue x

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  27. Cute Cute cute.. What a great masculine card. Wonderful job on the coloring and I love the cheers down the side :)..Great take on the sketch

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