Wednesday, 2 March 2011

Class sample

Good morning, peeps! I hope today is going to be a bright one for you in more ways than one!

Next Tuesday I'm teaching a workshop how to make a shaped easel card and use the technique of masking. I must admit that I rarely use masking on my Tilda cards, usually preferring to cut out the Tilda image and mount her on silicone glue over the background but I do quite like the flat picture effect that the technique produces so I now resolve to use it more often!

There is a long list of Copic and Promarker colours for this one which I'll put at the end of this post and I also used some Prisma pencils in the shadows. The pretty corners are a Cuttlebug die, the DPs are from the Crafty Individuals 'Springtime' pad and the flowers are from Wild Orchid Crafts (more should be arriving today - yippee!).

The shape of the card was cut with a Go Kreate die and two sizes come together, 5" and 6". The great thing about these sizes is that they fit my Big Shot so I can create curvy cards without investing in an A4 die cutter - yet!! The tag that also forms the 'stop'for the easel is cut with a Magnolia Doo Hickey die and blinged with Stickles Cotton Candy. The whole card is distressed with Spun Sugar Distress Ink so, as you can see, Spring has a kind of pink haze over it for me!!
I'm a little overwhelmed with DT work at the mo so I'm sorry if I haven't visited your blog recently but I'll be around as soon as I can. In the meantime, have a great day and I'll be back tomorrow with the Digi Doodle Challenge.
Copics used:
Skin: E000, E00, E01, E21, R11, R20
Hair: E50, E51, E53, E55, E33
Shirt: RV10 and Promarkers Pink Carnation, Rose Pink
Dungarees: BV01, BV02, BV13
Tree trunk: E25, E27, E29
Pat: W0, W1, W2, W3
Lamb: E40, E41, E42, E43
Eggshell: E11, E13, E15, E00
Sky: BG10, BG000
Grass/leaves: YG03, YG11, G20, G82
Clouds/glass: C0, C1
Chicken: Y11, Y131, Y15




6 comments:

  1. Hi Diane what a gorgeous easel card, love the bright colour choice and a fabulous scene. with hugs Shirleyxx

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  2. Oh wow Diane this is utterly divine!
    Such a beautiful creation!
    hugs
    kim x

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  3. Beautiful Diane. I'm sure the class students will enjoy making it, x

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  4. Absolutely stunning Diane. I love the masking you have done - perfection! The colours you have used are beautiful and those roses at the base just finish off this perfect card.

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  5. beautiful Diane! love this shape...hmmmm.... wonder if these dies have made it to the USA?! TFS!
    Pam Going Postal

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  6. Well, I liked this card when I first saw it but now ... whoo hoo hoo I love it!

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