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Tuesday, 31 October 2017

Happy Halloween!

Hello to all.  Wishing all of you who celebrate a Happy Halloween!  Sharing a fun vintage style 'spooky' sketch and colour of a skull.  I have used the Spectrum Noir Metallic pencils for the drawing which is based on various vintage anatomical drawings.



Hand Drawn Vintage Style Skull – Halloween Theme
Spectrum Noir Metallic Pencils:
Mica, nickel, violet, silver, pink, purple
Spectrum Noir Premium Black Paper 
Spectrum Noir Blending Solution
and paper stumps to create a smooth blend
Crafter's Companion Black Matt Card and kraft card

Thank you so much for taking the time to read this post and look at my blog.





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Friday, 27 October 2017

3D Stepper Card.

Hello to all.  A Holly Hobbie share for today.  I adore these sweet images.  This stamp was inked several times, is coloured and mounted on the card to produce a 3D image.  I hope you can pick up the detail in the side view of the stepper card.


3D image Stepper Card
Stamp - A Treat for Two.
Spectrum Noir markers used:
Vintage: GY1, GY2, DP1, DP2, DP4, PV3,
MG1, MG2, MG3, MG4, MG5, AP1, AP2, AP4,
Nature: GY3, GY4, AG1, AG2, RB1, RB2,
MB1, MB2, MB3,
Brights: DR2, DR4, BP7, GB6
Darks: DR6, TN9
FS2, TN2, FS6, CT2, IG2, IG1, EB1, EB7,
LV1, LV2, LV3, DR5 GB8
Spectrum Noir ColourBlend Pencil 12 pack:
Ladybug, Flame Red, Wisteria
Neenah Classic Crest Card
Image stamped three times, fussy cut and applied in layers to create 3D depth.
Stepper Card Base
Various Digital Designer Papers printed on
Satin Finish Papers
Crafter's Companion Luxury Card cut with
Crafter's Companion edge die
Pearl Strip and various die cuts from stash





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Tuesday, 24 October 2017

Metallic Horse!

Hello to all.  Sharing a Spectrum Noir metallic pencil freehand drawing of a horse.  I have been concentrating on improving my colouring/sketching skills recently and love the wonderful results produced by using the metallic pencils on black card. 




Materials list:
Sketched Image - Hand Drawn Horse
Spectrum Noir Metallic Pencils used for horse and background
Spectrum Noir Premium Black Paper
Crafter's Companion Black Matt Card and kraft card




Happy crafting fun to all!




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Monday, 23 October 2017

Merry Christmas Box!

Hello to all.  Something a bit different to share today.  
I have started to make a collection of Christmas boxes and small gift containers.  
This project is made from double sided Centura Pearl card and has an image from the Barkley Christmas CD-ROM. 
 I love these cute images. 


Materials List:
Image from Barkley CD-ROM
Watercolour card
Centura Pearl
Embossing Folder 
Various festive Crafter's Companion cutting dies and sentiment stamp
Pearls, ribbon and silver card layer from stash.

Happy crafting fun to all!





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Saturday, 21 October 2017

In the Night Orchard.

Hello lovely people.  I had the most fabulous afternoon yesterday just sitting and colouring this image with Spectrum Noir ColourBlend pencils.  I love colouring with pencils and wanted to share this with you!  


Image is from Norma J Burnell - Night Orchard
Spectrum Noir ColourBlend pencils - mostly in autumnal shades to reflect the season.


Happy crafting fun to all!




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Friday, 20 October 2017

Sugar and Spice.


Hello to all.  Sharing a sweet Mo Manning image today coloured with Spectrum Noir ColourBlend pencils.  My camera has decided to refuse to work so this picture was taken with the phone.  Its so dark here that I couldn't get a picture without the flash.  Hope you can see this OK!



Materials list:
Spectrum Noir ColourBlend pencils
Catitude designer papers
Crafter's Companion Kraft card 
Various cutting dies 
Flowers from my stash.

Its #wearitpink day on the 20th, so a fitting card for a great cause!

Happy crafting fun to all!




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Tuesday, 17 October 2017

This Little Piggy!

Hello to all!  Sharing a quick Spectrum Noir ArtLiner sketch for #inktober2017.   I have so much fun sketching and drawing with these pens.  The theme of #INKTOBER for the 16th was greedy (slightly late here).  I don't think he is greedy.  He just looks like a happy boy to me!


Materials used
Sheena Stamping Card
Spectrum Noir ArtLiners. I used the grey and black brush nibs and 01 fine nib pen.
Sketching pencil and white gel pen.

Happy crafting fun to all!





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Monday, 16 October 2017

Having a ball!



Hello to all.  Sharing a cute Mo Manning image on a Halloween themed card.   
The sentiment is computer generated and goes with the Halloween theme.



Stamp is Jasmine by Mo Manning on Neenah Classic Crest.
Spectrum Noir markers and pencils.
Digital papers and Trends Card
Flowers, dots and glitter are from my stash.



Happy crafting fun to all!





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Friday, 13 October 2017

Sweet Violet!

Hello to all.  My colouring share for today is to highlight the versatility of the Spectrum Noir metallic pencils
 These rich creamy pencils have been used to colour a digital stamped image on black matt card.  
You can create so much depth and tone on your image with the 12 pencils in this set.  
 I particularly like the detail created on the hair.  
Two of the Spectrum Noir ColourBlend pencils have been used as highlights - Mulberry and Black.  



Image Violet – Mayumi Ogihara
Spectrum Nor Metallic Pencils full set
Spectrum Noir ColourBlend Pencils:
Black, mulberry
Spectrum Noir Blending Solution
and paper stumps to a create smooth blend to face
Crafter's Companion Black Matt Card and kraft card



Happy crafting fun to all!





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Wednesday, 11 October 2017

Floral Happiness!

Hello to all.  Another cute Holly Hobbie share from me, this time in pinks and golds.  
This is such a sweet image. 
 I have used lovely rich gold detail, ribbon and flowers to decorate the card! 



A Bouquet of Happiness.
Spectrum Noir markers used:
24 pack:
Pastels: FS4, FS1, DG1, LG1, PP2, CR3, GB2, TN1,
LY1, LY2, LY3, GT1, IBI, IG3,
Lights: TN5, IG5, TN4, TN3, IB2, PP4, BP1, GB3
LG4, LG3, CR4, CR5, GB1
Darks: TN6, GB9, IG7, EB3, EB4, EB6, TN9
Brights: CG3, GB6, LG5, GB7 BP5, BP7, PP6
Spectrum Noir ColourBlend Pencils 12 Pack:
Pollen, Candle Glow, Bright Red, Coral,
Lady Bug, BumbleBee
Neenah Classic Crest Card
Centura Pearl A3 Double Sided Card
Centura Pearl Metallics Card – Precious Metals
Various Digital Designer Paper
printed onto Satin Finish Papers
Various Crafter's Companion Die Cuts
Ribbons, flower centre and gems from stash.



Happy crafting fun to all!





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Monday, 9 October 2017

Flamingo Love!

Hello to all.  Sharing a cute card featuring my sketched flamingo image created for Inktober.  I have been enjoying sketching and colouring with my Spectrum Noir ArtLiner markers.  These really are super pens.



Materials list:
My own sketched and coloured image with Spectrum Noir ArtLiner brush nibs and fine nib pens.
Crafter's Companion Black Matt Card
Designer papers, ribbon, button and thread from my stash.


Happy crafting fun to all!




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Friday, 6 October 2017

Sweet Pencil Puppy!

Hello to all.  I have created some freehand drawings using Spectrum Noir Metallic pencils. 
I will be sharing these with you over the next few weeks. The pencils are so rich and creamy and very versatile.  
 It was so much fun creating the texture and depth on the fur of this sweet little puppy.


Materials list:
Sketched Image  - Hand Drawn Cute Puppy
Spectrum Noir Metallic Pencils:
Full set used for puppy and background
Spectrum Noir Premium Black Paper
Crafter's Companion Black Matt Card and kraft card




Happy crafting fun to all!






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Wednesday, 4 October 2017

Fabulous Fun Frog!

Hello to all.  Sharing a sweet frog sketch and colour made for this months Inktober Challenge.  
Sketching is still relatively new to me and I enjoy this so much.  
This cute Amazonian Tree Frog was created with Spectum Noir ARTLINERS and Spectrum Noir Illustrator markers.



Materials list:  
Spectrum Noir ARTLINERS - black brush nib and fine liner 01
Sectrum Noir Illustrators BO1, BO2, BO3, 
IG2, IG4, IG6, IG8
IB1, GY6, GY2, Blender Pen 



White Gel pen highlights
Premium marker pad
Black Matt Card.


Happy crafting fun to all!




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Sunday, 1 October 2017

The Gift of Love!

Happy October to all, where has this year gone?  
A quick water colour card from me today.  
I posted this on Instagram yesterday as my final entry in the 30 day challenge and would like to share with you. 
The sweet image is from A Day for Daisies.


Materials List
Spectrum Noir Aqua Markers.  
Watercolour Card
Coredinations Card
Kraft Card and die cut corners.


Happy crafting fun to all!




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Aqua Mermaid!

Hello to all!   Its time for a new 'Anything Goes' challenge at  Lemon Shortbread. I have coloured this sweet mermaid image...