Friday, 8 August 2014

Graph'It Marker Challenge - Fur 'n' Feathers!


Yep this week over on the Graph'It marker blog we want to see Fur 'n' Feathers! I opted for feathers as I was desperate to use this gorgeous little guy from Polka Doodles! Isn't he just the cutest thing ever??


Anyway, I tried something a little different this week with my colouring and I have to say I'm really pleased with the end result! I coloured the robin with my Graph'It markers and then added a few light strokes with my Prismacolor Pencils. I think the result is awesome as the pens add real depth to the image whilst the pencils help to add even more texture.

I made a little box card to sit him in and used a range of the new stamps that Polka Doodles have launched to embellish the card with.

I hope you like my project this week and that you'll come and join us.

Thanks for stopping by today.

Claire x

Ingredients:
Graph'It Markers - 2110, 2150, 5220, 3245, 3255, 1180, 9500, 9503, 9909, White Shake Marker
Backing Paper - Rose Budd CD
Prismacolor Pencils
Distress Inks
Snowflake Embossing Folder
Stickles Glitter Glue
Pinflair Glue

I'd like to enter this card into the following challenges:
Eclectic Paperie - Embossing
It's All About The Vintage - Photo Inspiration (The chandeliers reminded me of icicles)
Addicted to Stamps - Make a mark
Crafting for All Seasons - Feature a creature
Little Red Wagon - embossing
Simon Says Stamp - Sparkle
Papertake Weekly - Anything Goes
Crafting from the Heart - Anything Goes

26 comments:

  1. Absolutely stunning colouring, he looks so lifelike and fluffy! Love this, love it love it love it! Yvonne x

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  2. Lovely card! Your colouring job is fabulous! Thanks for joining us at Little Red Wagon.

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  3. Hi, A lovely project, love the image and the gorgeous colours. Thank you for joining Crafting From The Heart this week. Good luck and we hope to see you again soon.
    Hugs Erin DT & Co Owner x

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  4. Awesome make Claire! I ADORE this!
    Hugs
    Anj
    xx

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  5. Gorgeous!! Thanks for joining us at Make My Monday, Joan dt

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  6. I love this Claire it is stunning, your colouring is perfect!!
    Kevin xx

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  7. Wow, awesome colouring - look at those fluffy feathers! Love it!
    Mandy x

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  8. I love love love the icicles!

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  9. Claire this is absolutely gorgeous and your colouring of the cute little robin is totally stunning as he looks adorably fluffy.
    Thanks for entering my birds challenge at MMM and hope this finds you well.
    Hugs, Fliss xx

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  10. Hi Claire. This is truly amazing. Your coloring is stunning ... the bird looks real! Love the box frame with the sparkles snowflakes. Your icicle background is fabulous and so are your poinsettia and pine branches --- one gorgeous project! Thanks for joining us at ATS&M.

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  11. What an amazing job you've done colouring this. It's fabulous x

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  12. I love the result you got, sensational card and the robin is very lifelike!

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  13. Beautiful! Thanks for joining us at Vintage and Beauty -challenge :D

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  14. This is so beautiful that robin is so life like. Love the pretty box frame too. Thanks so much for playing along with ASM this week!

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  15. Gorgeous colouring Claire, the feathers look fab
    Claire xx

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  16. Beautiful card! Thank you for joining Its all about the vintage and beauty challenge.

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  17. Wow, what a gorgeous card Claire, way to go! Thanks for making your mark at Addicted to Stamps and More!

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  18. So Pretty! LOVE how you made those embossed snowflakes shine! THX for playing with us in our ePlay embossing challenge at eclectic Paperie!

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  19. Oooh this is lovely! gorgeous card xxx

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  20. Wow what a gorgeous card Claire way too go,stunning bird I love it xx

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  21. Beautiful wintery card. Love your mix of pens, great colouring and texture! Thanks for joining us at ATSM this week. Monika DT

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  22. Gorgeous card. Love the colorful bird against the sparkly snow. Thanks so much for playing along with our Make It Sparkle Challenge over on the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge Blog this week :)

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  23. Love how you framed that cute and wonderfully colored bird with the white frame. And the flowers and pine branches are beautiful and really highlight the bird. Love how you colored him. Thanks so much for playing along with us in our August ePlay Embossing Challenge.

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  24. Holy cow, this is drop dead gorgeous! I love everything about it! The beautiful snowflake pattern, those icicles that look so real, that stunning bird and the wonderful foliage!! Plus, I just love glitter!! This is a real work of art! Congrats on your Make My Monday win, truly deserved! :)

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  25. I just love your beautiful robin Claire! the coloring is gorgeous - and the layered poinsetias are so lovely gracing the corners! thanks so much for joining us at the ePlay Emboss it challenge!

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