Hi all. I have joined the Pink Inkers Group on Facebook and their challenge this month is colouring using just pencils with minimal added colour. I luckily have a range of pencils which I have had for years but haven't really used them as a colouring medium with a stamp.
I used B, 2B, 3B and 6B pencils to build up the shading having first stamped the images from the Sea Turtle set using Versafine Smokey Gray ink and then added a background using a Sweet Dixie stencil called Splash, and using a stencil brush I managed to frame the turtle without getting the blue ink on the image itself. I made sure I didn' t make it too dark so as not to overshadow it, starting darker around it and gradually fading it out using Adirondack Stonewashed ink.
Thank you for stopping by today and I hope to see you again soon.
I am also entering the following challenges:
Allsorts Challenge - Week 613 Feminine.
Simon Says Wednesday Challenge - Anything Goes.
Addicted to Stamps and More Challenge - No. 399 Any Occasion.
Krafty Chicks Challenge - No. 548 All Occasions Week.
Your turtle card is fabulous Pat..love your stencilled background he really does look like he’s swimming underwater
PI have some fabulous images and you have showcased this lovely Turtle beautifully Pat. Confess I don't own a single one though, they are large and with the need to be coloured send me running as I'm just not a colourist.
Thanks so much for joining us at Allsorts 'Feminine' challenge this week.
Lovely work with the pencils - very effective.
Beautiful and great job. I love to work with pencils and your turtle looks amazing!!!
What an amazing image and gorgeous creation!
Thanks so much for sharing with us at Allsorts challenge this week where it's all about feminine creations!!
WOW Pat this is absolutely stunning, you've used the pencils amazingly, and of course it's a fabulous image, I just love this, Kate x
Stunning card Pat, you are so good at colouring. I love the subtly stencilled background for your wonderful turtle. xx
A really super image with fantastic colouring. lovely background too. Thank you for joining our 'Feminine' challenge at Allsorts.
Your lady turtle is awesome, Pat! I love the minimal coloring and how you did a sublime job with that Splash stencil coloring! Hugs, Darnell
wow Pat, amazing pencil colouring. I have a set of H and B pencils. wonderful inspiration for me to pull them out XX
What a super stamp and beautiful colouring Pat! The background is just perfect for that guy..
This is fab Pat! Love the stencilled background for your turtle who is amazing!x
Gorgeous image and fabulous card!
Thank you for sharing at Allsorts;-))m
AMAZING card Pat! I LOVE the turtle coloured with pencils. So cool. LOVE the splashy, stenciled background --- it's just perfect with your image. Great work! xx
Beautiful card with amazing coloring and a great background! Thanks for joining us at Krafty Chicks this week.
What a fabulous tonal card with great shading/colouring with the pencils. I like the subtle stencilling in the background and what a striking turtle Pat x. A real stunner of a card x.
I remember this turtle from an earlier card. This card with her (must be e her because of her long lashes) is so beautiful, the soft background is perfect and I love the whole scene, Pat!
wow...amazing...love the look
Absolutely gorgeous, Pat! I love it!
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