Monday, January 30, 2012

Silver Fairy

What do you look for when shopping for stamps?  On the one hand, I love simple images for quick cards but  I'm also attracted to the pretty stamps which need colouring.  When I first started stamping, I stayed away from open images stamps, but, eversince I started collecting Copic markers, I'm finding that I love a good challenge in colouring.  Always happy to practise colouring, and to look forward to your feedback & suggestions, so I can further improve.

I've had this Silver Fairy stamp for several months, and this is my first attempt at colouring it.  Frankly, I'm a little intimidated by the image, but I reckon this is a "passable" attempt {lol}.

The image was coloured with Copic Markers and I'm sorry I didn't write down the colours.  The sentiment is from another Whimsy Stamps set Birthday Letter Seals.  Here's another view, and hopefully you can see a little sparkle on the card from my Atyou Spica Clear Glitter pen.

I'm submitting this for the Whimsy Stamps Challenge this week, Pearls or Blings.

Thanks for coming by today.  Have a great week!!


Wendy ten Hove said...

It's sooo pretty, Kary!! What a gorgeous image that is and I do think you did an amazing job on the coloring, but I can imagine this intimidated you a bit at first, but it turned out amazing!!! Love this card!!
Hugs, Wendy

Emily Keaton said...

Passable?? HA!! This is downright perfect!! Kary, you amaze me. Beautiful work!

Emily Leiphart said...

Stunning card, Kary! I'm loving all the layers on this and I love how you anchored the sentiment with pearls. So pretty!

MaxineD said...

WOW - your colouring is amazing!! Love this image and you have done her justice with your colouring, and the way you have mounted her is stunning.

Karin (PeppermintPatty) said...

Oh My, I've said it before Kary , but I just have to say it again - your coloring is out of this world - absolutely AMAZING - beautiful, beautiful card!

Lindsey said...

Your colouring never ceases to amaze me Kary -- absolute perfection. Beautiful card!

Pryn said...

At the moment, I am trying to stay away from shopping for stamps. It seems as if I may have a bit of a problem...hee hee ;) I love this sweet and beautiful card, Kary! My knees buckled when I saw how perfectly you colored her wings! WOW!!!

angeleef said...

What a beautiful card and you've done a nice job coloring that gorgeous stamp!
Thanks for joining us at Whimsy
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Beate said...

I love this image and I LOVE what you have done with it. Beautiful coloring and wonderful card.
Hugs and smiles

lisa arana said...

Wow... I am speechless. The coloring is absolutely stunning girlie. You ROCK!