Monday, October 15, 2012

"When Shall We Three Meet Again" (Macbeth)

     Happy Tuesday!  Just stopping by to post my card entry for the latest Saturated Canary challenge... it was an "interesting" color inspiration photo, to say the least, but I just love challenges. As I say, they help you stretch those creative muscles whether it is with color, medium or your project design.  Here is the photo as inspiration:
saturated canary digi
     Well, the first thing I did was carry (run) this little photo over to my craft table and match the color chips in the photo with my "copic swatch book".  Once I knew what colors I could use, I selected one of my favorite new Saturated Canary images, WitchKeys.  I love having all three witches in one image and how perfect for the Halloween season. Each witch has her own look and her own attitude!

    "Witchkeys" was colored with copic markers (see colors below).  I created polka dots with the Sharpie white paint pen and then coated certain parts of each witch with Deco Art Glamour Dust.  In some spots, my glue/glitter blobbed a bit but I was afraid the copics might smear if I touched it and coloring them over was not an option!

The cardstock is from Bazzill and that fab design paper is Authentique's Enchanted 6x6 paper pad.  I also used my favorite Kraft cardstock from Craftworks to mat my paper/image. It is a nice thick and dark cardstock!  All edges of the cardstock and papers were distressed with Tim Holtz Walnut Stain ink.  Behind the image, I cut two pieces of black spiderweb net ribbon to add to the spooky theme.  The flowers are all from Recollections and Wild Orchid Crafts. The sentiment is from one of my favorite acrylic stamp sets by Obsession ImpressionLast but not least, the die cut swirls are one of my "go-to" dies from Memory Box, Elegant Scrollwork.

  Copics:
Clothes/Hats: RV99, 95, 93 &91
YR 24, 14, 21 & 20
G99, 84, 82 &40
C9, 7,5,3, 1, & 0
Ground: W3, 1 & 0
Hair: E50, 31, 25 & 29
Red Hair: E21,17,18 &19, E 29
Skin: E000, 00, 11, 13
Colorless Blender and Sharpie Paint Pen

    The shadows surrounding the image are made with Pebbles Iridescent chalk.  That's all for today... looking forward to playing with some other new stamps that just arrived. Thanks always for your kind comments.  I will be entering this card in the following challenges:

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41 comments:

Alyce said...

oooh love this ann marie!!! the colours look simply beautiful...the rvs look great :) fantastic job as always and thanks for playing along at sc too! :D

Jovan said...

STUNNING card!

Caroline said...

This is fantastic, your colouring is fabulous and the layout is beautiful. Caroline xxx

Penny said...

Fabulous, Ann Marie! I love your coloring, your design, papers, flowers, sentiment, and die cuts! :^)
Hugs, Penny

Joann Burton said...

Beautiful card and beautiful coloring. I love this image but I know no one would want to see the witch inside of me....lol Fantastic Anne Marie joann sassy raggedy

Suzanne said...

Hi Ann Marie, love your card, love the colours too, going to look at a copic colour swatch now . love Suzanne x

Carisa said...

this is so sweet. I LOVE the sentiment you used!!! Bwahahaaha. Thanks for joining us at 7 Kids College Fund this week. :

Meighan Wheller said...

Wow, stunning card Ann Marie. Beautifully coloured image, wonderful detail. Thanks for joining our Colour challenge at Come and Get It this week. Regards Meighan

Bea und Doreen said...

Oh Ann Marie - this is gorgeous, amazing ...simply stunning - love it.
Hugs
Doreen xx

Judy McKay said...

Great art work - lovely details. Thank you for joining us at Come and Get itthis week. Judy

Vicky F. AKA Crafting Vicky said...

This is a phenomenal card!!! I adore how you have colored this gorgeous image.

Thanks for joining us as Dutch Dare Card Challenge this week. Hope to see you again next week. DT Crafting Vicky

PS you have entered to many challenges with this card to be eligible for the prize but you still have time to join again!

Mrs O crafty blog said...

Fabulous card, love the image and the colouring, thanks for joining us at Aud sentiments,
Pauline x

Kim Bell said...

Ann
Wow, just stunning! Fab card girl!! Love it!!!

Hugz
Kim

Nannieflash said...

Oh wow Ann Marie that is stunning, I love the colouring and the whole card design. hugs Shirleyxx

Paula said...

Beautiful card Fantastic colouring and lay out. Thanks for joining us at AWNB
Paula DT

Carla S. said...

This is fabulous, Ann Marie! Your coloring is phenomenal! Love everything about this!

Shell~AK Stamper said...

Fabulously colored little SC witches, wonderful details on your card!

Thanks for sharing your creation at Come And Get It Challenges!

Shell~Alaska♥
http://comeandgetitchallenges.blogspot.com

June Nelson said...

Wowser hunnie this is fantastic!!! ooh loving it and this is one of my fav images too. Thanks forj oining in with us at SC big huggies June xxxxxxxxxxxxx

Лілюська-Lilia said...

I love your fabulous colouring, Ann Marie! And your card is soooo pretty! Thank you for joining DDCC! xx Lilia DT

Rose Petal said...

Hello Anne Marie. What a fabulous card. Great image, love the colours and design.
Thanks for sharing at Lexi's Creations.
Love Sandra xxx

Kjersti said...

Your card is stunning Ann Marie, beautiful design and gorgeous coloring!
Have a nice day!
Hugs Kjersti:)

Shawnee said...

This is such a beautiful card. I love how you started with a swatch and created a beautiful masterpiece. I love the coloring, papers, flowers, etc. Thank you for joining us at Paper Playtime!!

Blessings,
Shawnee

Beverly G said...

Just a wonderful card in all aspects. Love how you did the smoky look behind the little witches. Great coloring. Thanks for entering Art With No Boundaries.

julieprice3 said...

This is just gorgeous! I love the paper and all the wonderful details, beautifully done
hugs Julie P

Kristie Maynard said...

Fabulous card! Thanks for joining the Eureka! Stamps challenge this week.

Bev Cole said...

Ann Marie,

I love your use of materials. Isn't it neat how we have, "go to" items? Mine is a cloud stencil. So glad to have you at Come and Get It Challenge...you are my fave...read about it soon.
Bev, Guest dt member

Joey said...

Ann Marie this is just gorgeous, love your colouring! Joey x

Claire said...

Wow what a beautiful card, your colouring is fab and that spiderweb ribbon is a perfect finishing touch. Thanks so much for joining us at NMW challenges and good luck
Claire xx

Scrapalexj said...

Is beautifull card wooooooo, Greetings marialex cccb

Squirrel x said...

This is just fabulous hun, and I love that sentiment, made me chuckle! Thanks for playing at Without Words with us for October. Hugs, Sxx

Pop's Cards said...

Morning sweetie this is just gorgeous, fabulopus creation thank you for joining us at SC this time, huggles Pops x x x

Angela Palmer said...

Wow, a stunning card! Your colouring is amazing. I would love have your colouring skill. Thanks for joining us at CCCB.

scrapclose2theheart said...

This is awesome. I am such a sucker for The Saturated Canary anyway. :) Thanks for playing our challenge at CCCB. I hope to see you back next month! Good Luck~Patti CCCB DT

Beate said...

A great image, love the coloring!
Thank you for joining us at Creatalicious Challenges!
Beate

Suzi said...

Fabulous Halloween creation, lovely papers, amazing images and design. Thank you for sharing with us at That Craft Place. One of our challenge rules is not more that 10 combined challenges to be included in the prize draw and top 3.
Hugs
Suzi x

Kaz said...

Gorgeous card, your colouring is awesome. Thanks for linking it to Tando.

sophiesmama said...

Simply adorable!! Thanks so much for joining us at Paper Playtime!!
Hugs,
Mary

Vicky said...

WOWWWWWWWWWWWW......this is sooooo totally awesome & gorgeous. LOVE the colours you have used & your colouring rocks girl!!

Thank you for joining us girlies over at Saturated Canary Challenges, hope you will join us again ;0)

Lotsa hugs Vicky xxx

Bonnie said...

Awesome Halloween card! Thanks so much for participating in our Really Reasonable Ribbon Challenge.

Paper Sewn Visions said...

Absolutely gorgeous. Love the image. Thankyou for sharing and joining in at NMWC. Hugs, Velma

Melanie said...

Your card is really great!
Thank you soo much for taking part in our "Happy Halloween" challenge & good luck in the draw…
Hope to see you again in our new challenge.

Melanie
(DT Creatalicious Challenges)

P.S. It would bei nice if you'd mention our challenge as well in your list of challenges...

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