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:

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

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  2. 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

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  3. 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!

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

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

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  6. 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.

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

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  8. 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!

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

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  10. 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!

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  11. 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!

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

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

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