The Daily Marker challenge 16-20

I took a few days’ break from colouring digi stamps to finish the Autumn Scenes course from Sandy Allnock’s Art Classes; I started it last autumn but then got sidetracked after doing the first two scenes. I have a bunch of classes in my “I paid for this, I must do it” pile — mostly cardmaking technique classes, some Copic classes, and a drawing one (I love colouring stamps and digis, but it would be nice to have the confidence to create my own images) — and my aim is to actually finish a few of them this year.

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The Daily Marker challenge 11-15

Another five days and we’re halfway through the challenge. As well as minimising the stack of digis, I decided to use this as an opportunity to stretch myself a bit. I really enjoy colouring with my Copic markers and simple colouring can be a nice relaxing way to pass the time, but I do want to keep trying different techniques and subjects as well. So, along with colouring some cute critters, I also practised blending reds and took on a digi with so much hair it took me two days to finish.

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The Daily Marker challenge 1–5

I nearly missed it. I haven’t been checking Instagram recently — the algorithmic ordering causes me ridiculous stress (3 hours, 6 days, 3 days, 6 days, 20 minutes, 2 days etc etc, just show me the most recent ones first!) — and I’d somehow missed Kathy Racoosin’s advance announcement on her blog. Luckily I spotted someone blogging their day one colouring in time to do some of my own.

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Love you sew much bunny

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The obvious thing would have been to make a Valentine card with this bunny and its big heart, but it didn’t really feel like the sort of image I’d use for a card for my other half (see this year’s Deadpool Valentine). So I decided to leave it without a sentiment because my card stash is already way too large and I know at least one person who would appreciate a random bunny card.

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