January 22, 2014

From just a pencil ...

Hi Everybody,

Todays card is  a stamped  Bebunni image from Crafters Companion 

It  has been achieved with the Spectrum Noir ... CR4 CR6 CR11    to get the shading on the heart ... and then a plain and simple HB pencil.

Just a pencil ... and we all have those lying around.

By varying the pressure on the lead the different shades can be added and then with a paper stump I blended the shades.

I lightly went around the image with the pencil and then used  my finger to simply smudge the shadow.

The result is quite pretty and I made it into a card using some papers that came free with a magazine.

But after all this coloring and a distinct lack of flowers on yesterdays card I think I shall have to revert back to my comfort zone and get busy

More tomorrow ...

Hugs xx 

12 comments:

  1. Hi Christina another lovely card ,I wonder if i would have more luck
    in colouring if i used pencils ,might give it a try.
    Marion H

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  2. Hi Christina,
    Such a cute and beautiful card today love the colours and such a great idea with the pencil it looks wonderful.

    Love Sheila xx

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  3. Just shows you don't always need special tools, nice work with the pencil. Look forward to tomorrow though!!

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  4. Great result using a pencil Christina! Lovely image & pretty card. Pat x

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  5. So beautiful is your card what a lovely image and gorgeous layout too!

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  6. Oh my he is just adorable and such sweet hearts!

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  7. Wow, beautiful card! The image is darling and love all the fun layering! Fantastic card!
    Sherrie K

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  8. Hi Christina,
    Great use of a pencil it's fantastic. Love it.
    Lydia
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  9. Wonderful card! Quite amazing that you achieved that look simply from a pencil!

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  10. Hi Christina. I watch your lovely videos all of the time. You are so inspiring. I love the background music and you voice is very calming. MI believe your card are the most beautiful I have ever seen. I have made several and would like to have all of the dies that you have so I could make them all. Just amazing. My question is. Could you tell me where you get your tiny sentiments that you put in the small tags on your cards. I have tried to find them online but to no avail. I love all of your small sayings that you stamp on the tags and small spaces on the cards. Thank you for everything you do for us. I live in the USA. is there any from here

    Sue

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