Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Coloring and Copic News

Today was one of those days where I just needed to sit and color. Not for any deadline, publication work or anything in particular....only for the sheer joy of coloring and creating. Sometimes I need that just to refresh my creative juices.
So here is an image that I had in my stash that hadn't seen ink yet....I believe it is a whiff of joy stamp.
Since I was creating for no specific reason I reached into an "older" stash of patterned paper and pulled out this fabulous stuff from October Afternoon. The apples were perfect as there are apples on this little dress. I pieced the card together with a patchwork feel as I was mimicking the dress as well.
ah, the coloring....my favorite part! I used my copics to color her on the new X-press it Blending Card paper from copic....all I can say is WOW...I LOVE THIS NEW PAPER! I finished it off by airbrushing YR31 on the left side (where my sun is) and E33 on the right (where my shade is).

Speaking of coloring did you know the Calgary Certification is going to open up to the public at the end of this week? I think that is a first in that location....so all you general crafters out there will get a chance to apply. I would apply now as the applications will be received first come first serve.
You can find the application form on the sidebar of my blog!
Here are the other copic certification details:



Aug 29th - Albuquerque, NM taught by Jennie Black - Open to the public
Sept 3rd - Branson MO, taught by Lori Craig - Open to the public
Sept 6th - Pittsburg, PA taught by Colleen Schaan - Open to the public
Sept 11 - Oakland, CA taught by Jennie Black - Open to the public
Sept 15th - Covington (New Orleans) LA, taught by Jenn Balcer - CANCELLED
Sept 16th - Minneapolis, MN taught by Debbie Olson & Lori Craig - Open to stores & designers
Sep 25th - Salt Lake City, UT taught by Jennie Black - Open to stores & designers
Sep 26th - Calgary, AB taught by Sherrie Siemens - Open to stores & designers
Oct 2nd - Buena Park, CA taught by Jennie Black - Open to stores & designers
Oct 8th - Jacksonville, FL taught by Colleen Schaan - Open to stores & designers

Applications have NOT gone out yet for the following locations. Applications go out 60 days from the date of the class. Please do not send us an email about locations that are not open yet:

Oct 21st - Chicago, IL taught by Lori Craig -
Nov 8th - Richmond, VA taught by Colleen Schaan -
Nov 14th - Halifax, NS taught by Sherrie Siemens -
Nov 20th - El Paso, TX taught by Jenn Balcer -

(Updated August 18, 2010)

Oct 22nd - Chicago, IL taught by Marianne Walker, Evening project by Debbie Olson & Sherrie Siemens -
Applications for the Chicago Intermediate class have now been sent out. Please fill those out and get them back to us right away, as the class will be filled within a few days. Remember, we will NOT accept applications unless BOTH pages are completed and returned.

You can download an application here.


Lori Craig said...

LOVE that stamp...LOVE! Beautiful card. Fun layout and design. You ROCKED it! :)

Country Mouse said...

So, so pretty!!!! I love the subtle colors. :)

slinkycat said...

Love that image and your gorgeous colouring! Fab card :)

Leanne x

barb said...

nice job, can't wait to see all you have done as it's great inspiration.

Conniecrafter said...

Awww she is just the sweetest, love her patchwork dress and the papers are great with her!

Jessica said...

Lovely card! I love your little girl, the coloring is great! Lovin the apples!

nan cee said...

Every thing about your card went to together insuch a way that the card is very charming!