Wednesday, April 4, 2018

MFT APRIL RELEASE - JUST ADD COLOR

Hi there! MFT has a new fun feature named JUST ADD COLOR! It gives the participating design team members a chance to showcase colored images with coloring medium of our choice. I absolutely love this idea and I hope you'll enjoy it!

Today, I'm sharing stamp guides for BB Rain or Shine and Too-Cute Turtles using Copic markers. First, I like to mention I'm not an expert in coloring but it's something I really LOVE to do.  

When I use Copic markers I like to wet the stamped image with the lighest shade first. This helps me to get a better blend between the different shades. After I color the image with the light shade, I usually go in with the darkest shade, then the medium shades and back to the light shade. I like to use anywhere from 2 to 5 colors to blend. Sometimes I repeat this process if I want the colors to be darker or if I didn't get a good blend.

I stamped the all the images with Extreme Black Hybrid Ink on Neenah paper.
Copic markers:

Hair for both girls: E41, E21, E23, E25, E29
Face for both girls: YR000, E00, E01, E04 (cheeks R20)
Jeans for both girls: B91, B93, B95, B99
Green raincoat and boots: YG01, YG03, YG05, YG0, YG09
Pink umbrella, RV10, RV04, RV06
Purple raincoat: V01, V12, V04, V06, V09
Yello umbrella and the sun: YR11, YR15, YR19, YR27
Ducks: Y000, Y11, Y13, Y15, YR27 (cheeks R20) (Beaks and feet YR14, YR27)
Clouds, puddle, and splashes : B0000, B00, B01

I added highlights and details with a white gel pen.


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Copic markers:

Turtle's head and body: YG11, YG13, YG 17
Turtle Shell with circles: YG11, YG63, YG67, YG99
Turtle shell with stripes: G21, YG63, YG 67 - BG11, BG13, BG 32, BG18
Flowers: RV00, RV53, RV 55, Y11, Y15
Butterfly: N3, Y11, Y15, BG10, BG11, BG13
Bird: YR04, YG11, YG13, Y15, Y13, Y11


I added highlights and details with a white gel pen.

Cards I made with some of the images:




Visit today's post at MFT blog for more Just Add Color inspiration from the participating design team members.

Thank you for stopping by! Happy coloring!!

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1 comment:

  1. Wow you say youre not an expert at colouring! Well i think you are. The colouring is fabulous and flawless. Really wish I was this good. TFS xxx

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