Wednesday, August 4, 2010

Clementine the Teacup Girl

Hi everyone...

Did ya miss me? LOL! I started back to work last week on modified hours and it sucked the life blood outta me. I had to come home and lay down for a while and the last thing I wanted to do was LOOK at a computer. This week seems to be a bit better, although I am not up to colouring at all after getting home. I have to reserve that for the weekends I guess.


This is Clementine the Teacup Girl and and I coloured her up a couple weeks ago. She was the FIRST image I attempted after getting the hand in motion again and since it had been over two months since I held a marker, I thought I would start with something easy and not too detailed.

I used the Basic Grey Kioshi paper as my inspiration and after finishing her up I thought I should have done the teapot in soft green instead, but oh well, she is what she is and I am sure there are some purple fans out there. As the story always goes, she was stamped with Brilliance ink on Bella's Bestest Paper and coloured with the following copic markers:

E0000, 000, 00, 11, R20
V000, 01, 12, 15
E50, 51, y21, 26, E31, 33 (for the hair...yes all of these!)
YR31, Y15, 38
YG21, G82, YG67

As I always do I used some very deep purple pencils to add a bit of depth to the teapot. And all shading and grass was also done in pencil.

Now don't forget!!!!!!!!

This is our first week of recruiting our next babe and the challenge is paper piecing. Use a Stamping Bella image and submit your card to Emily by Thursday 5pm. You must play along in all challenges for August to be eligible!

Oh ya....had to pop back in and remind you about all the TANTALIZING TOOOZDAY goodies...I'm not gonna list them all, but let me say, if you like to emboss...check out the deals HERE.

13 comments:

Tammy Hershberger said...

Gorgeous and adorable! You did not lose your touch at all (thank Heavens... pun intended!) And look at you, typing with capital letters again, too! It's good to "see" you back! Your designs are so inspiring!

CreaRenata said...

Aaaah, what an adorable card! Sooo cute!

Hugs,
Renata

Krista said...

Woweee! Just GORGEOUS Linda! Loooove it! I can't beleive you coloured that up with your injury, you have one golden hand!!!

sueincanada said...

Your card is beautiful, such a cute image and I love the colours you used.
It is so good to see you posting again.

Brandi said...

Oh this is wonderful! Love it! The purples are gorgeous as is your coloring! :)

Tracy V. said...

Your cards are always so beautiful. Hard to believe you colored this with a "bum" hand. My mother broke her wrist a few months ago...not a fun thing and hard to get to moving it well. Take care,
Tracy

Beth Norman said...

I'm so sorry you are feeling wiped after work. Hopefully you feel better soon.

Your image is as adorable as ever. Your colouring can't be beat.

Cindy H. said...

This card is so darling and I love the purple teapot!! Fabulous coloring - always! tfs

Janette said...

I always enjoy seeing your cards, always wonderful and of course the colouring is perfect,glad your getting back into the stride of things.....take care.xx

Kristina H said...

That is the most adorable card! What a great image, and you color beautifully!!

Thank you so much for sharing~
KristinaH

Leenda said...

I wish I could color that awesome w/healthy hands! Love your artistic style! You've been missed!

MD said...

super adorable bravo md

"Luv 2 Glitter" by Brenda M. said...

OH Linda.......this is stunning.....love love love everything about it......
You Rock!

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