Wednesday, July 30, 2008

Mommy Scraps Color Challenge #29

Thanks A Latte!
This Challenge comes from Mommyscraps.blogspot.com. I was a little nervous about the colors at first, but then I found my CTMH Coffee Shop stamp set and thought these nice warm tones would be perfect. Thanks for another great challenge! Colors: Barn Red, Olive, Cocoa and or Chocolate and Honey.
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I know, I'm really liking all these challenges. I normally don't make lots of cards, I much prefer scrapbooking, but I do have to say that these challenges have been letting me explore different techniques and layout designs. This card sketch is from Taylored Expressions blog. It was one she created for a Cupcake challenge a few weeks ago. I've done several cards with this sketch and they all have turned out so cute and clean looking.

I've also noticed on a lot of blogs and forums that Copic Markers are the big thing now. Well, I don't have any, but I've seen a few techniques with shading that I thought that the CTMH markers would work well too. I used Taffy and Barn Red markers for the coffee mug. I just used the water brush for blending in some of the harder lines.

4 comments:

Tickle Me Pink said...

Oh my!! I love love love these colors with that stamp set!! Your card is so yummilicious I could drink it right off the page ^_~ Your shading came out fabulous as well, I'm going to have to get me another water pen (the original has been claimed and smoothered by my girls, lol) to try this blending thing out. Thanks for playing and have a great week!

Barb W said...

I love, love, love your blog name! Dang! I wish I would have thought of it! It's perfect, because you are right, we are all good copiers~Take what you want, Make what you can.

Anyway, I linked over from Marjorie's Color Challenge. I think your card is fabulous and your coloring...are you sure you didn't use Copics, because that shading action you've got going there is great! Looks like real coffee, ready to drink!

Thanks for sharing your artwork...now I'm going to go browse around your blog and see what else you've been up to.

Have a good one!~ Barb

Jenn said...

I love your card...looks yummy! :D
Great job on the color challenge and LOVE the shading!!! :D

Clearly Inspired said...

Great idea! I have a friend who loves coffee, so I might have to lift this one.