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7/22/2014

Stamp Scape and Pencil coloring

Hi Ya! Welcome and thanks for popping by today. This is another scheduled post...so here goes:


- Stamp Scape image colored with Colorsoft pencils on matte paper. This was a small bit of cardstock that folded to make a 3.5x3.5 square card. Birds drawn with a Copic black multiliner pen, and white gel pen for highlights on trees and rocks.

- card base covered with some Paper Studio DP with center die cut using a square S/B die. The first opening frame didn't look 'just right', so using 2 sizes of the square S/Binders, die cut another frame. Bottom portion of the frame is covering up the reflections & ripples I attempted in the water, but also  hides the ragged edges of the picture on the sides.

A sentiment will be added at a later date.

Been a while since I tried using pencils. Sometimes I get very discouraged trying to blend with pencils! But I try again at another time after I've seen something on a blog that was done with pencils and looks so great. I know it takes practice...

Have a great afternoon, and thanks for your visit. We're still working on the basement reorg project. Hugs

25 comments:

  1. Your colouring looks great, Mary!! That is such a lovely, peaceful scene and you have given it such a lot of depth with your colouring. Love how you've done the frame. Very nice card!!

    Hugz

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  2. OMG!! That is awesome!!

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  3. This is a lovely little scene and your colouring looks great. I like pencil colouring but it does take a bit longer to achieve a good result.I love your backing paper too.
    Jean x

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  4. Mary this is lovely, wouldn't have guessed you did it in pencil, beautifully done. Great paper too.

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  5. Hi Mary. You've created a gorgeous scene! Amazing design and coloring ... looks like you've aced pencils to me! :) Loll xx

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  6. Mary, that stampscape scene you did is wonderful! Looks so peaceful and relaxing :)

    Hugs
    Chris B
    http://thecardphilelady.blogspot.com

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  7. WOW! Superb coloring on this gorgeous image, and the papers perfectly compliment it too! I love how the darker polka dots are on opposite corners of the layers, adding so much interest and character to this card! It's a real beauty Mary, well done!

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  8. This is so beautiful, Mary!! What a gorgeous, peaceful scene!! It's colored perfectly!! This is just so fabulous!! I love, love it!! The paper is awesome, too!! Have a great evening :)

    Lisa
    A Mermaid's Crafts

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  9. Beautiful coloring with those pencils! You need to do that more often. Love the dark polka dots with this background - which is perfect for the image. Gorgeous!
    Lynn

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  10. A gorgeous card Mary, such lovely colours and colouring is just wonderful..♥aNNie

    The Journey is the Start

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  11. I love your coloring - Super job Mary! The die frames work perfectly with this scene.

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  12. You do have to love Stampscapes Mary every time you sue them folks love them!! so effective and you have coloured them well Shaz in oz.x

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  13. Lovely scene Mary, and the colouring looks great to me :-). Love the double framing - it really takes the eye to the image.
    Blessings
    Maxine

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  14. Loving your card Mary. Trying to catch up as we just got back on Sunday night. Have a Good Day my friend. Hugs Rita xxx

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  15. This is absolutely stunning Mary, your colouring is amazing and I love how you balanced the spotty parts of the paper on the outside and the inside frame. Perfect layout and fantastic scene! Hugs, Anne xx

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  16. Beautiful scene and love the B.papers
    carol x

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  17. You really did this scene justice. It is so pretty and serene. I don't know what Colorsoft pencils are but you did a beautiful job with them.

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  18. Oh, Mary, this is such a beautiful scene! I think you are as talented with pencils as with Copics!

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  19. A lovely image Mary and such pretty paper and framing, and the colouring has been very sucessful using the pencils, and great added birds too. Hope the reorganisation is continuing well. x

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  20. OMG, Mary, your pencil coloring is fabulous. This looks like an artist's drawing - nice depth and texture. You really wow me with your artistry.

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  21. This is an amazing card Momma Mary! I just love that scene and the way you have it colored and highlighted. The paper you used is just beautiful. Love the double frame too. Hugs, Brenda

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  22. Wow! What a beautiful scene you have created with this card. Really like the colors!

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  23. What really beautiful landscape and wow on your painting with the pencils too! I say frame it!! I love the colors and how you used the stencil with the frames you gave it!!!

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  24. Love your tranquil scene, Mary and the pencil colouring works so well with it.

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  25. Wow what a gorgeous card :)

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