Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Shades of Brown

From my last blog I promised to post results from 
stamping images in shades of brown.
Then how they colored!

The 3 shades of brown I choose to stamp:
Memento - Toffee Crunch
Archival Ink - Coffee
Adirondack - Espresso 
(yes, I did go back to my favorite color)

First Shade of Brown - Archival Ink Coffee
Colored using Distress Markers

Second Shade of Brown - Memento Toffee Crunch
Colored with Copic Sketch Markers


Third Shade of Brown - Adirondack Espresso
Colored with Copic Sketch Markers


What did I discover?
1). How important the intensity the shade of brown must be
2). How different the effect of color is when the same shade of
 Copic Marker is used - E81 and E44 basket horn  
3). The impression and detail that the stamp gives after coloring



Cornucopia is a symbol of Abundance
Next images I will stamp using Memento in Rich Cocoa and Espresso Truffle.
 Please comment what your thoughts are on stamping with different colors?


Imagination!
-Elaine

Card #1
Cardstock: Kraft - Speckletone, Eggplant and Butternut - Bazzill
Patterned Paper: BasicGrey -  Eerie
Stamps: Cornucopia - Stampendous on SSS Watercolor Paper
Coloring: DIstress Markers in Fall tones, Tim Holtz Water Brush
Embellishment: Mon Ami Gabby Burlap
Tools: Fiskars Paper Cutter, Tomboy Adhesive, Sticky Thumb Dimensionals, We R Memory Corner Chomper

Card #2
Cardstock: Kraft - Speckletone, Orange - Core' dinations, Purple and Taupe - Bazzill
Stamps: Cornucopia - Stampendous, Salutation = Papertrey Ink - Falling Leaves
Coloring: Copic Sketch Markers -   E81,E44,YR04,YR07,YR09,YR23,YR24,E35,E41,E57,R22.R24,R29,V22,V25,V28,YG21,Y08,YG23,YG25,YG13,YG63,YG67
Embellishment: My Mind's Eye Enamel Dots
Tools: Tim Holtz Sander and Distresser, Fiskars Paper Cutter, Tomboy Adhesive

1 comment:

  1. It's good to be coloring! What beauties you've made with this image!

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