Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Penny Black Plays with Designed to Color

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 The Penny Black Stamp Squad is playing along this week at the Designed to Color blog.  Every day this week a Penny Black Stamp Squad member will be featured on the Penny Black blog.  Today is my day!  
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Copics used:  Head and snowflakes on breast BG72; Legs:  E35; Leaves G11 and G05; Body and tail E84, E11 and YG03; Wing and breast E02, E11, E93, R01 and R02; Beak YR27
I've chosen an image from Penny Black's T for Transparent set Christmas Harmony.  I stamped the image with black VersaFine ink and embossed with clear embossing powder.  I then had fun choosing Copic marker colors to give the bird a "tapestry" look.  I cut the scalloped circle using a Nestie die and mounted it on patterned paper that had been run through a Cuttlebug embossing folder.  Couldn't stop there ... had to add the ribbon and bow for a really festive Christmas look.
 
Hope you will take the time to check out the Designed to Color blog here.  There are examples of amazing coloring by their Design Team.  And of course, I hope you will follow the Penny Black blog all week to see what the Stamp Squad has done.
 
 

6 comments:

Dawn Turley said...

love this tapestry bird Judy. A simply gorgeous card

Cindy C. said...

This is wonderful Judy! Love that bird!!

Barb said...

Your bird image turned out so beautifully, Judy! Love this sweet card!

donna mikasa said...

Yay for your day on the PB blog! What an adorable bird and I just love how you colored him! Such a perfect card!

Greta said...

Your coloring is beyond belief, Judy! I knew from the sneak peak the one with the bird would be yours & wow--this is just amazing!

Sally said...

Beautiful coloring as always, Judy! Love the addition of the embossed background and the lovely ribbon is the perfect finishing touch!