Monday, March 21, 2011

Cards and Digital Images

Yup, you read images. I did something I thought I would never some digital images. But after seeing some Home Grown images by Sugar Nellie, I couldn't help myself. Here are 2 of the first images I purchased, called Faith. One image is of her standing, and the other is a close-up of her face.
Card Sizes: 4.25" x 5.5"

What a cutie-patootie. I had seen these images while blog surfing, but it didn't occur to me that I would be able to print them on my printer. Whenever I print something, if a drop of water lands on the paper the ink immediately runs. Many days later without thinking, I printed my Copic Colour Chart off the computer and was filling in the squares. All of a sudden I realized that I was colouring something from my printer and the lines were not smearing, like with water. So I took the plunge and bought an image to try...and it worked!!!
Some close ups of the coloured images:

Faith Standing Recipe: CTMH PP-Miracle, CTMH CS-White Daisy & Topiary, CTMH Ink-Sweet Leaf & Black, CTMH SS-Unity & Childhood Portrait, Sugar Nellie Digital Stamps-Faith Standing, Martha Stewart Swirling Lace Border Punch, Nestabilities-Scallop Ovals, Labels 4 & Floral Accents, Dew Drops-Lily Pad, Foam Squares.
Faith's Face Recipe: CTMH CS-Topiary, White Daisy & Sweet Leaf, CTMH Ink-Black & Sweet Leaf, CTMH SS-Baby Love, Unity & Childhood Portrait, Nestabilities-Labels 4, Labels 17 & Fancy Tags, Cuttlebug EF-Scrollwork, Impressabilities-Floral, Pearls, Foam Squares.
Copics Used for both:
Face-E00, YR0000, YR00, R02
Hair-E08, E13, E19, E29, E33
Dress-Y000, Y13, E0000, E41, YG21, G21
Tights-G21, G28
Challenges Entered:
Sugar Creek Hollow - Anything Goes
Pixie Dust Studio - Go Green
Papertake Weekly Challenge - Trio Tastic (3 dew drops on first card)
Thanks for stopping by!! Hope you're having a great week.


kaz_za's crafty corner said...

Welcome to the wonderful world of digi stamps... the only down thing is... you will need loads more... lol... its great fun playing with your copics with digi's... they are solvent based which is why they dont make your image run....
love your cards and have fun....

Leslie said...

Oh my gosh, Deneen, you never cease to amaze me with your talent. Love that darling little face. You are so right, a cutie patootie.

marsha said...

Deneen, this is such a beautiful work of art! I love this image, your coloring and such a fabulous design! Thanks so much for joining us for our first anniversary blog hop celebration, we hope you will come back and join us next week for another exciting challenge!

Sharon Caudle said...

Wow!! Gorgeous cards and amazing coloring! Thanks so much for joining us at Papertake Weekly, and hope you join us again soon!
hugs, Sharon

Cami said...

Hi Deneen! Both of your cards are beautiful and so is your coloring! Welcome to the world of digi stamps. I love all of these pretty girls from Sugar Nellie.
Hugs, Cami

Unknown said...

Awww WOW both of your cards are so Beautiful!! I love the embossing folder you used for the squiggly lines:-) Thanks so much for playing along this week at Paper Play

Céline said...

fab card, love the papers and your coloring
thanks for playing with us at Paperplay this week
céline Paperplay DT

Chris said...


Iulia said...

Beautiful card, Deneen! Simple and elegant! I love these Sugar Nellie digis too!
Great colorwork!
I have a blog candy running these days, if you happen to pop in:)
Hugs, Iulia

cabio's craft corner said...

Beautiful card and cool colored image Doreen. Thanks for sharing :o)

justme1972 said...

LOVE these cards also!!!!! and just LOVE the "you are loved"!!!!! wouldn't this be a great card for a grandma to send her granddaughter???



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