Then I saw them demonstrated at the Stamperama show last weekend, had a little try, and walked away with a pack of 6 plus 3 singles. It's the vibrancy of colour, the blendability and the smooth feel of the tip that sucked me in.
For this card I used a Concord and 9th flower stamp and Waffle Flower sentiment. The flower was stamped onto textured card and coloured with the Zigs. I did add some tiny drops of Glossy Accents to the big flower middle, but you can barely see them in real life, let alone in the photo!
I also tried colouring the flower using Zigs and spraying it with water:
|Zigs and water|
For comparison I also coloured the same image in some different mediums:
|Promarkers (alcohol marker)|
|pencils and solvent|
I like this stamp coloured by any of these methods ( these panels could well make it onto other cards) but I do think the Zigs give a slightly different look.
I'd like to enter:
Simon Says Stamp floral
Crafting When We Can flowers
Addicted to Stamps cas
The pens look like a good buy Marina and you certainly used them in a beautiful way with the terrific card
Love Chrissie xx
Oooh... The result is gorgeous! I can see why you were swayed to buy them ... I'm trying to resist but it's hard when I see something this lovely!
I've been trying to convince myself that I don't need them either, but the more I see them on blogs the harder it is! They really do look great on your sample, I can feel my resolve weakening!
Enjoyed the comparisons. Wow amazing first card, vibrant colours and fabulous flower stamp x
I love Zigs too~~!! These cards are brilliant! :)
Such a pretty card Marina. I love my Ziggies too for the reason's you mentioned.
So pleased you joined us at ATSM. :)
Very pretty card, Great coloring.
Love how you make this floral image SHINE! The composition and placement are spot on! Thanks so much for playing Simon Says Stamp Wednesday “Fantastic Florals” Challenge! Beautiful colors and design. Well done!
Your bouquet is absolutely gorgeous Marina ! And I see you had fun with your new Ziggies and the result is just stunning ! Thanks for sharing and for inspiring.
Super cute!!! Thank you for joining us at CWWC, good luck!!! Amy DT
That Zig+water is very cool-looking... those spots give a little dimension. I do like how you've shown the other mediums... I love the empirical process!
Different coloring mediums do have a big impact, this post made me realize how much. They look fabulous all of them, but different. Love this flower stamp and your clean, classy layout!
Marina this is stunning! I can see why you bought them. I just bought aquarel paint but the ZIG pencils are still on my wishlist.....so tempting.....:)
so pretty...I have that stamp on my wish list.
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