Saturday, 1 December 2012

Robin


I was a bit stuck for ideas for the CD Sunday challenge Inspired by Nature, until I was inspired by one of the participants, Sue T .

Sue had used a robin image from La Pashe and had really made the reds stand out by using a blue background. Well, I didn't want to totally copy her in the same challenge(!) but I wanted to think of another way to make the reds the focus of the card.

First I found the image on La Pashe Just Inklined and,using the colour boost tool in My Craft Studio, changed the black lines to a sepia colour. I coloured the image in with Promarkers keeping everything to neutral (from the skin-tone set!) except the red.  The music paper was also from the La Pashe Cd.

5 comments:

  1. I really like what you have done with the image - very effective and the sparkles add just the finishing touch.
    Jocelyn x
    CD Sunday DT

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  2. This is lovely Marina. I like the ides of changing the image to sepia before printing and then you've coloured it beautifuly.
    Thank you for joining us at CD Sunday.
    Beryl xx
    CD Sunday DT

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  3. Hi Marina! What a beautiful, wintry card. Love the pops of color. Thanks so much for dropping by my log today and for the kind comments. Best, Yvonne

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  4. Hi Marina,
    The pops of red really work and I really like that music paper behind, such a creative idea!

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  5. Lovely card Marina. The colour scheme you have chosen is beautifully subtle and the gorgeous pop of red really works. x x

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