Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Happy Mouse Day

When I saw these little mice, I knew I had to have them.  They are TOO cute!  This weekend, I watched some Copic coloring videos by Suzanne Dean (particularly this one on fur), and this morning I tried it.  I still have a LONG way to go to get anywhere close to her level, but practice makes perfect, right?  I combined a couple of challenges here - first of all, I used the Sweet Sunday Sketch (of course).  I also used the Make It Monday challenge to emboss just a part of the image.  I had made this card for the Copic Creations' challenge to use complimentary colors, but that one ended. This week's challenge is to use shades of blue, so I think I'm still good.  And last, but certainly not least, I used distress ink on the side of the circle for the current Digi Design House challenge to Distress.  You still have until Sunday at 7PM to play in that challenge... hope you will play along!  As you can see, it doesn't have to be anything crazy on the distressing.


Stamps: Everyday Mice by DDH
Ink: None
Copics: B93, B95, B97, BV01, BV13, BV17, R30, Y11, Y15, Y18, YR12, YR16, YR18, W1, W3, W5
Spicas: None
Paper: Copic X-Press It, Tangerine Tango & Marina Mist by SU, PP from TE KI
Accessories: Felt from MFT
Grand Calibur: Labels 1 Nesties, Grand Circle Nesties
Challenges Used: SSSC 108, Make It Monday 6, DDH1, Copic Creations 45 & 46, GGSC55

5 comments:

Inkyfingers said...

I think you shading is just great and this is a really cute card. Thanks for the link to the video tutorial.

Kecia said...

Too cute! Nicely done!

Rose said...

Ahhh . . . you've made your mouse look cool dressed in blues. Nicely done. So glad to see your entry at Copic Creations. ~ Rose

Mary C said...

This card is adorable. That mouse is so sweet and you did a fantastic job coloring it. Thanks for playing with us this week at Going Grey with Scrap-Creations and Good Luck!

Lilian said...

Super cute card! I know what you mean by you have to have the cute cute mouse :) He is darling! Thanks for joining the Copic Creations Challenge!

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