Sunday 10 January 2010

Magnolia Xmas Card meets copics

Good late afternoon to you all 
hope your Sunday has been as relaxing as mine.

I did do the ironing but not instead of the brooch but as well as the brooch.  I also made a double challenge card and I am pleased with myself that I have made yet another xmas card (Sam - keeping to the promise I made myself :) )

So here is the little bit I did for the brooch, (Polly I am sorry, just no comparison to your lovely pieces of work)

This is the card which I am entering into the 

Friday Sketchers Challenge 48 - This sketch I had seen before in my Magnolia Ink Magazine, loved it and adapted it before and slightly adapted again for this slightly larger card.

The overall card (inside matches)

The papers are from the Hobby House along with the card stock and pearls, the ribbon from my stash.  I used the cuttlebug nesties for the image platform and an emboss and die snowflake shape for the base of the flower.  The punches used are all from the Hobby House.  The pleating was fun, but does not show off it's true interest by the placement according to the sketch.  May have to use it again to better effect on another card.

The close up of the floral embelishment

Here is the close up of the copic coloured image on the new paper, still not liking it but will persevere with it for a while.  For those of you who have asked what the problem is, I will try to explain

The new stuff is lovely soft smooth and fine paper and does not necessarily drain the ink from the pen, 
however when I work on my comic book art board, as I layer the ink colours for the shading it actually blends the edges together and sort of all sinks to one level on or in the paper.  This new stuff well the first colour sinks into sort of the paper but the second colour sits on top and then the third sits on top of that so when you try to blend with the first colour it just sort of smudges the colour around instead of fading the darker to the lighter.............
hope that that makes sense

Back to work tomorrow, so I am going to have a lovely long relaxing bath and watch Dancing on Ice

Take care and thanks for browsing

Hugs Kate x


sam21ski said...

What's the problem with the paper Kate and why don't you like it? All the images you've used it on so far look great?????

Lisa Jane said...

I think your card is great, i love the colour combination
Lisa ;)

Mina said...

fabulous card Kate...I love thos yummy papers and your colouring is fsbulous...thanks for joining in with the Just Magnolia challenge
Mina xxx

Unknown said...

wow really cute and so wonderful.
thank you so much to take part in the friday sketchers challenge.
hugs, bea

~Denise Lynn~ said...

Beautiful card! Love all the pretty details and the pleating. Thanks so much for joining us at JM this week! :)

Dawny P said...

Ohh this is lovely chick. And I love that image and the colours you used as well. Wonderful work :)

Thank you for joining us at Just Magnolia, hugs, Dawny xxx

Anonymous said...

Another beautiful card. I love the flower embellishment. You did a beautiful job color sweet Tilda.

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