Monday, February 11, 2013

Seeing dots …

bodice (Medium)

….Polka dots that is. Along with this weeks inspiration at Make It Crafty blog of non-square cards we were also given the option to do polka dots. I really like the way this turned out.

After I colored Pearl I took a Memento black pen and just started adding dots and it really made it pop!

For my card I decided to go with a circle easel card and I wanted it small enough that I could fit Pearl above the circle. She is so elegant all decked out in this gorgeous dress!

Pearl by Stephanie

I love using this chipboard, it is nice and sturdy and I can make it any color or texture that I want. To color the chipboard I used a distress ink pad and the distress sponge tool. I dabbed the tool in the ink and then just dabbed away on the chipboard until it was the color I wanted. I would like to say that I didn't get inky fingers but I did :) You don't really need to hold on to it when you dab it but I always seem to.

Circle base by Stephanie

MiC Digital Stamps

Pearl from the new Masquerade collection

MiC chipboard

Flower Leaf Swirls

Mini Butterflies

MiC Blending Card

Other Supplies

Spellbinders Jewel Framed Accents and Labels 11

Tim Holtz Distress Ink - Dried Marigold, Black Soot and Aged Mahogany

Bo-Bunny Little Miss DP

Copics:

Skin - E21, E00, E000, R11, R12

Dress - N8, N6, N5, N4, N3, YG17, YG25, YG03, YG01

Hair - E35, YR24, Y23

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7 comments:

Martinas Welt said...

Oh my God! This is really stunning! Your colouring is out of this world! Amazing! A really, really beautiful card!
Martina

cabio's craft corner said...

Stunning coloring and cool easel card with lovely die cuts :O)
Hugs,
Cabio

Susie Sugar said...

What can I say !!? Wow this is amazing !! X

Scrappin' Playground of Dreams said...

Such phenomenal coloring!!!! Pearl is gorgeous... love how her dress just flows and pops!!!!!!! those folds are sooooooo real and soft and, etc./etc.!!!! Love how you polka dotted her!! and the easel card is AWESOME!!!!!
Another fabulous piece of art Stephanie!!!
Hugs,
Trish

Sinikka said...

SPEECHLESS....wow what a fabulous image and great coloration. The shape of the card is beautiful
Hmmm not so speechless after all :-D
Hugs Sinikka

Brigitte said...

WOW Stephanie!!!! Love the pleats in her dress, very realistic!!! Awesome card! Hugs, Brigitte

Eileen Lucas said...

Very pretty card Stephanie. I like the unusual shape and that image is so pretty.

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