Girl on a leaf

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Series: The Daily Marker Art Card #21

Another girl digi — quite an old one — from The East Wind and another attempt at non-Caucasian skin. Once again I started testing with a combo from Sandy Allnock’s human rainbow but ended up tweaking the selection to something that seems to work better with the way I colour skin.

I tried repeating the background technique I used on the green fairy. This time there was much more variation in the tone of the colours and it gave a more mottled feel, which is absolutely fine as I was going for a kind of woodland feel.

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Copic markers:

skin – V17, E57, E35
hair – B41, C5, C7, C9, 100
dress (inside) – B63, B66, B69
dress (outside) – B93, B95, B97
background – YG0000, G21, YG61, 0


  • digital stamps:
    The East Wind – calm mind
  • dies:
    Marianne Design – ATC
  • pens & pencils:
    charcoal pencil
  • embellishments:
    Tim Holtz idea-ology – clippings stickers – Halloween\
  • paper and card:
    Neenah Solar White 216gsm
    black card

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This image was coloured for day 18 of The Daily Marker 30 Day Colouring Challenge on 2 July 2019

2 thoughts on “Girl on a leaf”

    1. It’s so easy to just use the same ones each time… I was thinking about doing a blog post when I’ve got a few combinations that I’m happy with, though given how much I had to tweak Sandy’s before they worked for me, I don’t know how useful it would be…

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