Tuesday, December 1, 2009

Copic Creations-Snowpeople

My friend Cheryl Rowley is on the dt for the Copic Creations Challenge blog, and when I saw their challenge today I knew I had to play. The challenge is to color snowmen/snowpeople. I love snowmen...I have several. (And we got our first snowfall today just in time for December. But it's all gone already!) I just purchased two snowman stamps from my LSS, Buffalo Stamps & Stuff (they carry so many fabulous stamps) and had to play! I purchased this stamp for my avid golfer friends, Nancy and Brian. This will be sent to them this year.This image is called Golf Ball Snowman from DRS designs. I didn't do a lot of copic coloring on this one, but I did use a few. You can't really tell, but I shaded the golf balls with a YG0000 marker. I shaded around him with a soft brush first in Wild Wasabi, but it looked too washed out, so I took a chance and went over it with Real Red. It looks a little reddish-brown, but I think it's ok. I also colored his hat and scarf with green and red markers, again difficult to see in the picture. I colored his club with a silver Spica glitter pen, and added star dust stickles to him as well.

I used an older sketch from Jen del Muro, but left off the embellishment over the half circle. I ran that red piece through the cuttlebug using the Swiss Dots folder, but then attached it backwards so it looks more like a golf ball. We don't golf, so I don't know where these golf balls came from! I found them in a drawer...I knew they would come in handy someday, I guess!

I may do another one for this challenge because I need some Christmas cards and I love the snowmen! We have two weeks to get them done, so why not? Thanks for stopping in today!
Stamps: Golf Ball Snowman (DRS Designs); Holiday Wishes (PTI)
Paper: PTI white, real red, old olive, Holiday Vintage Prints dp (PTI)
Ink: Memento tuxedo black, wild wasabi, real red
Copic Markers: R29; YG0000; W-1, 5
Accessories: Nesties, swiss dots cuttlebug folder, PTI grosgrain ribbon, oval punches, star dust stickles, dimensionals


Cheryl said...

Wow, you got right on this one with a perfect entry! I know some people who this card would fit, too!
Your coloring is perfect as is the layout!
(the ground was covered on Tuesday, but no bigh deal-you had more than we did, this time!)

Crystal said...

Lisa oh my this is one CUTE image and your coloring is FANTASTIC!!!! GREAT take on the sketch, what a wonderful Holiday creation!

Tina said...

That is one cute image, how clever. Great coloring too.

Lilian said...

That is one unique snowman! Very cute too! Great coloring! Thanks for joining us at the Copic Creations challenge! Have a wonderful day!

Silke Ledlow said...

Totally cute...love this *golfer* snowman...this would be a perfect x-mas card for my FIL!!! Hugs ~S~

Anonymous said...

what a totally charming Mr. Snowgolfer!!!
I am going to have to check this out! I have a golfer son in law!
thanks for playing a long w/us in the challenge!
Pam Going Postal


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