Wednesday, 27 September 2017

CASology 268 - Fortune


Here's my card for this week's CASology Cue Card, Fortune:


I was lucky enough to spend last Saturday with Kathy Racoosin on her Coloring Challenge Road Trip. She is so lovely and absolutely full of tips and knowledge. I tried to apply some of her tips to my Copic colouring here

  • pay attention to the 'nooks and crannies'
  • don't be afraid to use darker colours
  • use blending solution for texture
  • know when to walk away
Learning is a life-long thing and looking at this, I can see areas that I'm happy with and areas that need more work.  I am still experimenting with X-press-it - I'm finding it very easy to blend on.

I masked a number of different images from MFT's Party Like A Pirate to create this little scene.

I used:


14 comments:

Cat Craig said...

Wonderful coloring Ardyth.

donna mikasa said...

I can "feel" Kathy in your card--so lucky you got to meet her in person! And well done on the coloring, Ardyth!

Maxine D said...

Fabulous card Ardyth - the colouring looks pretty good to me! Love the contrast of the circle over the square, and the use of the black behind the white
Blessings
Maxine

Sherrie M. said...

What a fabulous card Ardyth! Love the black square matting - kinda makes me think of pirates! So glad to see you at CASology again....we miss you!

Bobby said...

I can see the texture, Ardyth. I love the way you matted the image circle.

Janet a.k.a. swanlady21 said...

Wonderful colouring with texture Ardyth. Lucky you to get tips directly from Kathy. Lovely to see you joining the CASology challenge.

Joyce said...

You totally nailed this challenge, Ardyth. And, your coloring is fantastic. Love the little scene you created. Thanks so much for playing along at CASology this week.

Hannelie said...

Thanks for sharing the coloring tips Ardyth!
Your coloring looks amazing! Love your crisp clean lined design :)
Thanks for joining us at CASology !

Jen W. said...

It all looks pretty awesome to me! Great shading and texture and love how you did the sand. Thanks for playing along with CASology this week!

Marjorie DUMONTlER said...

That's a nice CAS card, I love the bird and how you colored it.

Judy1223 said...

Ardyth, I love the colors and tectures you achieved in this sweet image! The shading on the chest and the sand is amazing! So glad you played along at CASology this week!

Barb Ghig said...

Really cute card and fabulous take on the cue card, Ardyth! Beautiful Copic coloring and I love all of your details! Thanks so much for sharing your tips with us!

Anna Uhras said...

Ardith!! This is just spot on!! Perfect!! Thanks so much for sharing with us at CASology!! Anna xo

Rachel Bergfeld said...

I wouldn't change a thing! This is absolutely gorgeous! Thanks for playing along with CASology!