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Saturday, October 11, 2014

My new inktense results...



Hey Saturday campers....I was going to save this for my next SN DT card however I had it made and I am quite chuffed with it so decided to share it just now.....need to make another DT card now...oops!

So this is my first attempt at colouring with Derwent Inktense pencils and although it did take me ages to colour, it very therapeutic!  I have been admiring the fabby colouring that the lovely Keeley does with her inktense pencils and she totally inspired me....you should check out her blog!!

The stamp is called Raven from Sugar Nellie ( sadly no longer available) which I watercoloured with the inktense pencils....I started off with a small amount of colour and just up the layers....The papers are from The Sweet Shoppe called Pumpkin Spice....they are so pretty and perfect for Autumn, and I layered them onto kraft card and did my usual doodling around the edges.  I added a piece of pale blue lace underneath. The flower is my beautiful die-namics gerbera which I cut out in white and then coloured to match the papers. I made the bow and button match the flower and added 2 silver leaf charms to that....hope you likey!


challenges:
Simon Says Stamp - use watercolours
Crafty Catz - autumn
Fab 'n' Funky - anything with ribbon
Papertake Weekly - anything goes
Stamping Sensations - Autumn colours
Kit and Clowder - anything goes


Fi
x


17 comments:

Sue said...

Gorgeous image and colouring,love your card Fi x

mixamatoasties said...

I ♥♥♥♥♥ this. Fabulous.

Tracey T said...

Me likely muchly! Haven't had chance to play with my Intenseseses lately but have struggled with skin tones. Your watercolouring looks gorgeous and the skin colour is fab - which pencils did you use? xxx

Virginia Lu said...

FABULOUS coloring, Fiona! GREAT job on the layering and design details! So glad that you join the fun over Simon Says Stamp Wednesday “Watercolor” Challenge!

Wendy said...

Absolutely gorgeous Fi, fabulous colouring...love it!...Thanks for playing along with us at Fab'n'Funky this week.
Wendy xx

Chris said...

Amazing colouring-fabulous card!
Chris
x

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Lovely, shame she isn't available any more, I have her and love her but not used her for ages. Love the colouring and the blue and brown are some of my faves. That gerbera is lovely too.

Tracy said...

I've never used these pencils but they sure do look amazing Fi. You know I love your doodling and the design is fantastic. Hugs!

Wishcraft said...

Beautiful Fi! Inktense pencils are on my Christmas list :o) Gorgeous colouring and those papers are so lovely... fab card hun! Hugs, Lisa x

Maarit at Violets Corner said...

Absolutely gorgeous card, beautiful colouring of the image.

Warm hugs
Maarit

pinky said...

This is just beautiful Fi, she is dressed perfectly for a walk through the leaves. Perfect for our challenge at Stamping Sensations.
Thanks for joining us.
Pinky

Lynsey said...

Gorgeous card Fi! Love your colouring!
Hugs Lynsey x

brenda said...

Great colouring Fiona, if it's your first with these mediums I am thinking there will be awesome work to follow.

Thanks so much for sharing your creativity with us at Stamping Sensations.

B x

Lou said...

Fi you have coloured her just gorgeous, love the colours and it is so pretty. I tried a few times before feeling a bit happier, found it easier to take the colour from the pencil with a damp brush. Might be a while before I do face and hair :0) thanks for stoppng by, hugs XXX

Wendy Nicola Jackson said...

Love this card Fi. Just got this stamp from Karen recently. I'm excited to use it after seeing your fabulous card! Love the fresh colour combo, and your 'signature' layout. Fab papers, love the Autumn leaves. Congrats on getting 'Top 3' on our Fab 'n' Funky Challenge too. Hugs, Wends x

Helene Siermans said...

Oh, this is adorable. Love your colouring and the design is fab! Think I have to cas this design one day.

Thank you for joining our challenge at Crafty Catz this week. Good luck and hope to see you back soon again!
Nick

Lea Brawn said...

Amazing colouring. Fabulous card x