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Sunday, May 29, 2011

Monochromatic with Copics



Hi everyone,

I hope you all had a nice weekend, mine was fantastic even though it rained most of the time. Saturday I was in Montreal and took a Copic Monochrome coloring class with Jeanette Comerford, she is such a talented person and I love her coloring techniques.

I had never colored a Monochrome image and was eager to try it, well that's my card today. My image is Marci with rose from La La Land crafts and is colored with copics in the cool greys, we also colored the same image in the warm greys which I am keeping for a future post as I need to make a card with my image.

I added a touch of Violet and a bit of green to the image to make it pop. I distressed my papers and used my Krylon Silver leafing pen on the edges of the cardstock to pick up the grey from the image and the charm.

I am entering my card in the following challenges
Creative Card Crew - anything goes
ABC Challenge - V for Violet
Divas by Design - one for the girls
Southern Girls - Frills and Pearls
Wags'n Whiskers - Stitches
Paper Sundaes - Vintage or Shabby Chic
Sundays with Crissy - Flowers

Thanks for stopping by and have a great day

Louise

14 comments:

Lisa M. said...

Your monochromatic is fabulous! I never would have thought to even color her skin in gray's too! Just lovely! We are so glad that you joined us in our Paper Sundaes Challenge!
♥ Lisa M. PSDT

Viv said...

This is adorable! Love your colouring and yummy papers.
Thanks for playing at Southern Girls. Viv x

Jeanette said...

Gorgeous card Louise! She looks fabulous with the mauve and your pretty embellies!
Glad you had fun at the class. It was a pleasure to meet you!
Hugs Jeanette xxo

Jacq said...

Hi Louise,
Absolutely Stunning creation!!!!! Love the adorable image, the dp, the monochrome colour scheme looks just gorgeous. Love the layout and the embellishments. Coloured perfectly. Thanks for joining us at Divas By Design and Good Luck.
Hugs Jacqui xxxx

Nady said...

Bravo ta carte est magnifique!
j'adore quand l'étampe est ton sur ton.
bravo!
Nadyne xx

Stampin Lucy said...

oh she is super cute. This is a great creation....so glad you joined us at Divas By Design.

HandmadebyTLC said...

Your Color choice is gorgeous and perfect for the Stitch challenge over at Wags 'n Whiskers. Thanks for joining in! Good Luck!
HUGS
Tammy Louise

Patricia Garcia said...

Love the Flowers, thanks for playing with us at Sundays With Crissy!!

Hugs,
Patricia

Angela said...

Gorgeous! Love how you added a bit of color to the black and white.

Mina said...

wow Louise I would never have guessed this was your first try of monochromatic colouring....its stunning work
Mina xxx

Faye said...

Wow! What an amazing card, love the colours and the gorgeous vintage feel. Thanks for playing at Paper Sundaes. Have a great evening. x

Irina said...

Gorgeour card with our Marci with Rose!! Love your monochromatic coloring with a touch of violet and green!! Thank you SO MUCH for sharing your card in the Customer Gallery on La-La Land Crafts blog!!

Crissy Armstrong said...

Wow, cool! Love your monochromatic colouring! Beautiful design! Thanks for playing at Sundays With Crissy!!

Dawn♥ said...

Fantastic job using the Stitch challenge over at Wags 'n Whiskers. Thanks for playing along. Dawn♥