Africa Day – poster commission

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This is a poster commission that I collaborated on with my husband.  I created the original background on Yupo paper with Copic ink.  He then scanned it and digitally added the Acacia tree and other elements for me.

30 Day Coloring Challenge – Day 29

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Working with the Simon Says Stamp Mod Flowers Background again in Ranger Jet Black Archival Ink. This image sits on top of some Copic Ink and Ranger Gold Metal Mixative on gloss paper.

30 Day Coloring Challenge – Day 19

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Background for a poster I am working on for a conference on Africa. Copic ink, Colorless Blender and Ranger Gold Metal Mixative on Yupo paper.

Hydrangea – Bootcamp

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This lovely hydrangea image is by Jennifer Dove.  I “painted” the petals using a technique that involves applying some Copic ink onto a palette and using Copic colorless blender to paint it in like watercolor.  In this way you are able to get multiple shades from just one color – So fun to apply and so beautiful.

Copic Bootcamp

Gratitude

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The background is a variety of copic inks in reds, oranges and yellows on Yupo paper.  After I applied some abstract patterns, I placed a stencil on top and and tapped in some Colorless Blender. “Gratitude” is hand lettered with a Copic medium brush pen on manila folder paper and then stained and inked with reds and purples and a Vintage Photo brown from Distress.

Love this background!

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The first layer of the background is Copic ink on Yup0 paper.  On top of that I stamped the new Elizabeth background stamp with Ranger Carnation Red Archival Ink. The word love was die cut with the new die in the Laura’s Love Set from Simon Says Stamp out of red fun foam and Simon Says Stamp Surf blue that was inked over with the Carnation Red ink. All of this was mounted on a Hero Arts card base.

Skeletons = Love

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I designed the card using this dapper skull from the Tim Holtz Undertaker collection from Stampers Anonymous and the Love stamp and die from Hero Arts.

To create the background for the skull, I used copic inks and blending solution and metallic mixative from Ranger on alcohol ink cardstock (also from Ranger). I stamped the image on top with Ranger black archival ink.

After stamping the card base with the “love” stamp in magenta hue archival ink, I die cut the “love” from some pink foam and adhered Distress Spun Sugar glitter.

To finish off the card I applied some black onyx sequins from Pretty Pink Posh and sprayed the whole card with shimmer spray.

I’ve added this to my Etsy Shop which you can see here. (Skeleton crew not included)

Celestial Copper Blues

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I applied a number of layers various shades of blue Copic ink on to Yupo paper and used a sea sponge to create patterns in the ink. After it was completely dry I used the Celestial Copper Delicata pigment ink with the Holiday Floral – Bold Print background stamp.  I love the contrast and the way the florals float on the sea of blues.