Monday, December 8, 2008

CHF Challenge Chicks Watercolor

It is challenge chick monday and it has been a while since I played along....Today I get to play! I am also showing you another new image that is due for release this week Friday! Any fishermen in your families?

The mantra of many fishermen.....Never, never give up... How fun to get back to some basics and pull out the watercolor paints. Watercoloring is another thing that I find takes a lot of patience, lots of waiting for layers to dry and then adding more layers of color.
I included this close shot so that you could see the layering of color.
Here are this card details:
Fly Fishing (SEP), Motivational Centers (MLM) by Cornish Heritage Farms
Jet Black Archival Ink (Ranger)
Bottle Adirondack Pigment Ink (Ranger)
Watercolor Paper
Thomas Kinkade Masculine Series Paper (CHF)
Fleuriste Patterned Paper (Cosmo Cricket)
Watercolor Paints (Sakura)
Aquapainter (Ninji)
Fish Brad (Creative Impressions)
Hardware buckle (We R Memory Keepers)
Circle Die (Spellbinders)

Here are the girls that are playing along today, so click on their links to get more watercolor inspiration:
- Julia
- Kim
- Dawn
- Joanne

Happy Blurfing!


Julia Stainton said... can color! :) Of course...we already knew that!! :)
Beautiful work!

Angelnorth said...

Beautiful job Sherrie! I agree about the waiting to dry thing, I forgot and wrecked my first one - elk dribble is not pretty, lol! Love the intensity you achieved here without losing the delicacy of the medium - great card!

Jennifer Roach said...

Great card Sherrie! I really like how you accented part of the image in the circle(and I will be "borrowing" that idea LOL!) Love the little fish too :)

Dawn said...

AWEsome Sherrie!! Color Queen!

Kelly said...
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Kelly said...

I love this! All of the little details are great- especially the fish brad!

Susan said...

Ahhh! Great card! I'm surrounded by guys, nothing but brothers (4) and engineer and drummer friends (yup even girls in there too). Between fishing and golfing (and maybe some woodworking), I've got them all covered! Thanks for all the great ideas!

shel9999 said...

Wow...your coloring is AMAZING! Love that little fishy too!

Alvin & Denise Engler said...

"never give up"... the mantra of fishermen or captive fish?

Conniecrafter said...

Awesome, my Dad would love this, great coloring!