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Monday, August 23, 2010

Owl's It Going????

Hello everyone! I hope you all had an enjoyable weekend. I spent my Saturday at Copic Certification!!! I had signed up months ago for this class and it finally came.  So now I can proudly say I am a Copic Certified Designer!  I got to try out some of their new     
 X-press It Blending Card Stock and I am in heaven. It is like magic paper to color on!!! Now I just have to find a good price on it and order it!  That and of course now I want to airbrush!!!! Love the toys!!!!! 

Today I am wondering Owl's It Going with you?  This little guy/girl is ©Elaine Cox's Little Owl Witch and can be found at Sweet Pea Stamps.  It can be bought as a single stamp or with 3 other darlings.

I colored my little witch with copics but accidentally stamped her on the wrong side of my card stock so it was the glossy side. I thought I would give it a shot and see what happens (note to self) DO NOT DO IT AGAIN!!!! I found I had a hard time with blending and as you can see in the pictures their are high and low spots in the coloring!!!! This creates a sheen and almost a sticky feel to the image. Live and learn I say!  I put Glossy Accents on the moon behind and added some googley eyes for whimsy!!!! I used black, white and grey chalks for my background and opal liquid pearls for the stars.  Vintage Photo distress ink was used to age the edges of all my papers.  The sentiment was generated on my computer. A friend of mine had just laced a card of hers with string so I CASED that and did the same with some fibers I had forever and strung a few beads on them. Even with the shiny card stock I think it turned out pretty cute, what do you think? Don't forget to check out all of the Sweet Pea DT designs at the Sweet Pea blog and submit your creations to be showcased on the blog too!







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8 comments:

  1. Hiya Kym. How lovely to see yet another of your fantastic, arty creations. I dont know about the blending sweetie, but it sure looks fantastic to me.
    You make the most amazing and colourful creations, and they are always so pleasant to look at. Totally fabulous. (I can only dream)
    Happy crafting sweetie.
    With lots of love, Sandra xx

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  2. This is gorgeous Kym!!! I think the sheen really adds a great touch!
    Your creations are always fantastic! I don't think you could produce artwork Kym that wasn't beautiful!
    take care
    blessings!

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  3. This is fantastic Kym, you have really pulled this one off, I love the fibers, and that image wow those googly eyes are great.All in all a masterpiece.xxx

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  4. What a gorgeous card Kym !!! Totally gorgeous. Colors are fantastic. I love the add of fibers !!!
    Big Hugs
    Mag :)

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  5. Me again Kym there is something on my blog for you.xxx

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  6. thats awesome about the copic certification! Congrats! I just got my first ever set, and tried them last night, OMG HOW did I last without them???

    This card is awesome, love that owl with the google eyes, and the sentiment is great!

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  7. I think you could have taught the Copics Class!!! Congrats!! Display your badge proudly!!

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  8. First of all congrats on your copic certification! One of my good friends has been trying to get me to take classes with her and to get my certification, but that means nothing to me!!! I just love to color and figure things out for myself!! I just never wanted to spend money on something I already knew how to do!!lol!! More to spend somewhere else!! I am going to have to try that paper!! My friend also gave me a few sheets of Mohawk CS and I love it!! I'm always looking to find to best paper for the way I color, which is alot of ink!!!
    On to your GORGEOUS card... I think he turned out TOOOOOOO CUTTEEEE!!! He is just adorable and the like the look to it even thought it's sticky!! I have the same problem with some of my dark copics like E18,E47,E49 and of course 100.. just to name a few!!
    I love the distressign you did.. it looks awesome!! I hope you have a wonderful day Kym!!
    Hugs:)
    Angela

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