Thursday 22 May 2014

Been playing again!

I have been playing with my new Spectrum Noir Pencils again, and I am quite pleased with the result.
The image (gorgeous!) is a digi stamp from Aurora Wings called Poppies, and I love poppies (may have mentioned that before). There are a lot of absolutely gorgeous images on that site.
I printed it onto Neenah Desert Storm Kraft Colouring Card (I added a background in Photoshop), went through the printer a treat.  It is brilliant to colour on, and the Spectrum Noir pens do not bleed through to the back.
I used the pens for the base colours, using FS2 and FS4 for the skin, CR1 for the poppies and DG2 for the pods and leaf.  Then I added the detail with pencils 004 and 009 for the skin, 024 and 027 for the poppies and lips,and 108, 059 and 044 for the pods and leaf. I also used white for her eye.
The Earth Laughs in Flowers stamp is part of the Nottingham Lace set from IndigoBlu, I thought it fit well - certainly fit in the space I had left so that was a bonus!
I am really enjoying these new pencils, they add so much more depth to the already awesome pens.

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