Thursday, March 10, 2011

Mikey

I made this card using Mikey from The Stamping Bazaar. The challenge this week is mono-chromatic of course! I chose to go with a black and white color scheme and used the Copic Toner range spectrum. All of the papers I had on had were slightly cream or off-white in color so I used E50 to color the background which also helps give the image a slight glow.


DT Challenge: The Stamping Bazaar - Challenge #19 (monocromatic)
Challenge: Aly's Sunday Challenges (anything goes)
Challenge: Craft Your Days Away Challenge #15 (black & white)
Main Stamp:
Mikey (TSB) by Marina Neira
Patterned Paper: Mod-Retro (DCWV) and unknown (SU)
Metal Die: My Favorite Things Large Scalloped Border
Copic Colors:
T0, T2, T4, T6, T8, E50

Did you know? The violin is a string instrument, usually with four strings tuned in perfect fifths. It is the smallest, highest-pitched member of the violin family of string instruments, which includes the viola and cello. The violin is sometimes informally called a fiddle, regardless of the type of music played on it. A person who makes or repairs violins is called a luthier. The parts of a violin are usually made from different types of wood and it is usually strung with gut, nylon or other synthetic, or steel strings.
[Violin, Wikipedia.org]

Update: I was the winner at Craft Your Days Away for this Challenge!

7 comments:

  1. Gorgeous work Barbara.Your image is really adorable, and beautifully coloured.
    Luv CHRISSYxx

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  2. What a great card I love that image and the colouring is fab
    Thanks for joining in at CYDA this time

    Jackie x

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  3. beautiful monochrome card! fab coloring, too! super card!

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  4. aw I love his little wings! I have a little something on my blog for you!
    you'll find it here!
    ((Lyn))

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  5. he is SO cute. you totally rocked the monochrome, girlfriend.

    and your comments on my blog make me giggle. you KNOW i can't be bothered to spend a bazillion on the Copics! i'd probably be a royal FLOP if i were to attempt Copic colouring, so i'll stick with my Prismas. :) they are love!

    also, i love your little "did you know"s and they always give just that little touch of bah-bah-wah. you are a true gem! xo

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  6. Cute card! Thanks for taking part in the CYDA challenge xx

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