I'm the hostess this week at Tic Tac Toe Challenge. I hope I've created a fun board for you all to play with. I chose the left hand column down.
In looking for an image to color I came across this image which I had pre-stamped when I created another card. In the interest of time and no waste, I colored it! I used Copic markers to lay down an undercoat and used Prismacolors on top of that to give depth and shading.
Years ago, when I was studying art I learned that a layer of marker, dye or watercolor under colored pencil will allow you to use them without the telltale pencil marks. The look of pencil is beautiful - if that is the look you want. If not, then apply a first layer of marker, dye or watercolor. It can be shaded or a flat color and eliminates the white of the paper coming through the pencil strokes. This is the technique I use for most of my pencil work.
I hope you will join us in the challenge this week!
- Stamps: MFT It's a Mice Time to Celebrate; Lawn Fawn Scripty Sayings
- Dies: MFT Stitched Scalloped Edges
- Paper: Queen & Co. Fruit Stand
- Markers / Pencils: Sorry I didn't write them down (for pencils I usually go with what looks "right" at the time anyway!)
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