This drawing has ended, and we have one winner from this blog--number 293, Beverly Jordan! Beverly, please send me your address. There are five other winners from other participating blogs as well, so be sure to see if you are one of them. Thanks!
Welcome to the Coloring Techniques for Card Making Blog Hop! Today we wanted to introduce you to a brand new, must-have book that has been written to help shed some light on some of the hottest trends in coloring techniques in paper crafting today.
Coloring Techniques for Card Making features three of the most popular coloring techniques in card making today--water coloring, colored pencils and using alcohol-based ink markers. Each chapter showcases one particular technique and includes an introductions that will help you choose the products that are right for you, and will walk you through the steps to creating one of our featured projects. Easy-to-follow instructions, detailed materials lists and helpful coloring tips will make it easy for you to achieve stunning card-making results. As a bonus, enjoy a chapter that focuses on ways to highlight and accentuate your projects with products such as glitter and gel pens, shading techniques and methods for creating the look of texture with color.
I'm pretty excited to have several Copic marker pieces in the Coloring Techniques for Card Making book, as well as the cover art. Today I wanted to share a "guy card" because I liked the way that this one turned out, and I loved the way that they photographed it with the sand and coral.
Papers: Sea Glass Mat Pad (K & Company)
Cardstock: Kraft (Papertrey Ink), Natural White (Neenah)
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black, Versamagic Ocean Depth (Tsukineko), Chamomile Distress Cube (Papertrey Ink)
Coloring Media: Copic markers, Spica Glitter pens
Accessories: Glue Pen and glitter; Ocean Tides Vintage Buttons (Papertrey Ink), foam tape (Scotch), Natural Twine (PTI); natural twill (twilltape.com)
Tools: sewing machine, Copic markers, Spica Glitter pens, Copic Airbrush System (Copic); Classic Ovals die, Labels 10 die, and Double-Ended Tags die, trimmed to length, Wizard Die Cutting Machine (Spellbinders Paper Arts)
We are pleased that you have joined us for the hop! Be sure to leave a comment at each blog along the way to be entered for your chance to win a free copy of Coloring Techniques for Card Making! The designers who are participating in the blog hop are as follows:
Debbie Olson (here)
Congratulations to author Keri Lee Sereika on a job well done, and thanks for stopping by!