Sunday, 8 April 2018

Essentials by Ellen April Release

Yay! This month's Essentials By Ellen release is now available! These two new Leading Ladies by Brandi Kincaid are fun and fabulous!

I did some quick Copic colouring of this Everyday Hero lady, and paper-pieced her top with some LawnFawn patterned paper.

Here's a quick video of how I coloured her hair and cape (these two areas are the most interesting, I think.)

I made another card with Everyday Hero Lady, but this time put the colour in the background, which I made with the new Strong stamp set.

I created my panel by stamping the words with Catherine Pooler Party Dress ink. I cut a strip of Neenah and rubbed the inkpad directly onto it to create the solid portion. I then taped them together and cut them down to 4 x 5.25. This method ensures that both portions of the panel match.

I added some shading  with Toner Gray Copics on the lady to give her some dimension, but really left the encouraging words to be the main message.

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Maxine D said...

Great cards Ardyth - I love the second one in particular

MiamiKel said...

Absolutely darling!!! These stamps are quickly making me realllllly want to scoop them up! Your cards are so inspiring!

Andrea Hastilow said...

Brilliant card, love the fact that Brandi has picked the fact that we are everyday superhero's to our kids and family.x