I was thrilled to see these two challenges. In fact, I think they are my only technique! Maybe I could post to them all year long. Thanks for getting me motivated again. This card was done for my son's birthday. As an avid hunter he has not had much luck this year. The deer was colored with copics and enhanced with pencil. This image was a little fussy to color but so fun. Eyelets were added and strung with twine. Thanks for looking!
Date: Monday, January 13, 2014 GMT Views: 1409
Registered: August 18, 2008 Location: Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK Posts: 32050
Mon, Jan 13, 2014 @ 3:13 PM
Oh my goodness, Nancy - this is stunning! And I rarely say that about a masculine card! I love the way you coloured this majestic, beautiful image, keeping it's natural qualities - also the little details such as the gun, the stitching, the twine and the eyelets - it all adds up to very special!!!
Registered: March 15, 2012 Location: Alabama Posts: 11086
Mon, Jan 13, 2014 @ 3:32 PM
Finally! Girl, I was wondering when we would get to see one of your awesome cards this year! :) Nancy, this is wonderful!!! Love the stag image and your coloring is fantastic! Of course, you sew beautifully, love the two different techniques you did here! Fabulous masculine birthday card for your son!!!
Registered: May 23, 2009 Location: sunny california Posts: 6786
Mon, Jan 13, 2014 @ 4:04 PM
OMG! Such a beautiful card. I had to look twice to see how you colored the deer. It is amazing. The muted colors, layout and all the added details all work so well together. I love it. Happy birthday to your son.
Registered: February 22, 2012 Location: Cape Cod Posts: 33600
Mon, Jan 13, 2014 @ 4:14 PM
Nancy, so glad you're back! And, have you ever made a stunning entrance to 2014! This is so outstanding! Men's cards are so difficult. Your coloring is flawless and the twine and other elements just add up to perfection! Pinned and fav'd!
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