Sunday 26 June 2011

It's A Triple with those Secret Crafter Manga's for Grimsby Crafts

Good afternoon to you all in the land of blog
Today I ran another great class at Grimsby Crafts for our copic addicts.

We had a lovely relaxed class and two wonderful fans as the weather here today has been hot hot hot!!!!!! So hot that almost all of us were heading off for a BBQ.

In today's class I taught facial blending, tip to tip blending, different types of copics, refilling copics and replacing copic nibs

This is the Triple Easel Card that we made
The clear polymer images available at Grimsby Crafts are Secret Crafter Manga Images - the beauty of these is that the face is rather large and allows the extra room to create the facial features using the copics.  These can also be purchased in digital format by clicking on the Secret Crafter shop logo in my side bar.  The papers are also available in the shop, the pearls are but have been coloured with the copics.

Here is a close up of each image
Colours used were
G99, G94, G82 (greens) Little boy
W1, W3, W7 (warm greys) hair on both images
E53, E51, E50 (creams) on both images
RV23, RV21, RV13 (red violets) the pinks on the little girl
R27, R22 (reds) for the little boys red apple.
E11, E00, E000 (earth tones) skin for both
BG000 (blue green) for the eyes
C1 (cool grey) for the outline on both images and the little girls inner mouth.
White gel pergamano pen from Grimsby Crafts.

The distress ink used around the image is Tim Holtz Crushed Olive
The swirl was a Prima clear stamp from my stash.
The centre Sentiment is from Grimsby Crafts
The inner sentiment is by My Sentiments Exactly and from my stash.

If you are local to me and a copic addict then the next class is

24th July 1pm - 3.30pm 

please do pop in or call Grimsby Crafts to book your place.

The techniques being taught on the next class are
Feather Blending
Hair Colouring
Colouring Pleats and Folds

Hope you can join us, we are a right friendly bunch

I would like to welcome all my new followers and wish them all luck in my celebration candy, now if you have not already entered please hop here to find out how.  I would also like to thank all my wonderful visitors who take the time to leave such inspirational comments, THANK YOU I love them all.

I am going to enter this creation into the following challenges
Just Some Lines - Spots and Dots
Inspire Me Fridays - Anything Goes
Totally Papercrafts - Spots and Stripes
Crafty Purple Frog - Swirls and Pearls
Meljens Designs - Stripes and/or Plaid
Southern Girls - Anything Goes
Stampin B's Designs - Use a Friendship sentiment
Crafty Creations - Sparkly (the papers)



Larisa said...

wow!! So beautiful cards! I am mad about these the wide open eyed kids!! )) Great job!

Miria said...

Wow, amazing colouring, Kate! Oh, how happy I'd be to be local to you! Hugs, Miria

McCrafty's Cards said...

What a wonderful card Kate, I like the images and the design, brilliant!!
Kevin xx

sam21ski said...

Great card and yes it has been hot, hot,hot hasn't it!!!

Sam xxx

Sue said...

Hi ya hun
wish i was nearer to ya, sounds a fab day, totally gorgeous card, awesome colouring, luv the design, thank you for joining us at Totally Papercrafts this week, hope to see you next time, sue,x

Little K Smith said...

WOW! This is a fanastic card, I adore the sweet images :)

Natali said...

Incredible AMAZING!!! Interesting idea!!! Soooo cute images!!!
Hugs. Natali

coops said...

fantaatic card kate.great design and i love the images and your colouring is stunning ;D

xx coops xx

Theresa said...

Hello Kate, your work is fantastic!! Your coloring is beyond impressive. I wish I had that coloring ability. I don't follow blogs for their candy - I follow because I enjoy their work. I could look at your work all day!! I am glad to be your follower.

Tammy said...

Fabulous Kate, love the images.

pam124 said...

A triple easel card. How much better can it get than that? What a terrific friendship card for this week's StampinB Challenge. Thanks for joining us and hope you can play again next week!

Vicky said...

Fantastic Kate...!

thanks for joining us tpc...and good luck..!

hugs Vicky xx

Mandy said...

Fabulous card,love the style and the images are adorable..Wish I was closer then I could come to one of your classes,they sound great....
Mandy x

Sprytebyrd said...

Beautiful card, Kate! The triple easel is just amazing! Great job!
Thanks so much for playing along in our Stripes and/or Plaid challenge at Meljen's Designs this week!
Hugs!! Dee Sprytebyrd's Sentiments

Anonymous said...

These images are gorgeous!
Hugs Julie P

Marlene said...

Wow - absolutely beautiful, Kate! thanks for sharing!

marilynprestonn said...

Just love your card Kate. These are such a darling image. Great sparkle in the big eyes.

Thank you for playing Crafty Creations Challenge with us this week. Do come again, we love to have you join in the chance to win beautiful and practical prizes for a cardmaker. :)Peggy

Anne Temple said...

Wow, amazing coloring. You should do a tutorial on how you do their eyes (one of my trouble areas :-). ) Love that triple easel.

Dianna said...

WOW! Fabulous card!

Thank you for joining us at Meljen's Designs!  Hope to see you again soon!

~ Di, Meljen's Senior DT Member

Just Some Lines Digital Stamps said...

Oh my this is gorgeous!!!
Thanks for joining the Just Some Lines Saturday Challenge:)

Tina said...

i agree simply gorgeous...thanks for playing along at just some lines


ladyjanet_56 said...

I might be available for that class as I will have been at the new addy 1 week fingers crossed, I love the card I'm sorry I wasn't able to come & NO barbie for me. Don't you just love Manga this twisted easel is very nice too. Janet

tiggertastic said...

wow this is fantastic !

what a clever make

Good luck in the challenges, hugs Sarah-Louise My Blog

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