Birthday: No-line bear

no-line bear

This card was created on 30th July: day 26 of The Daily Marker 30 Day Colouring Challenge.

I loved the black-stamped version of this bear so I decided to be brave and make one of my infrequent attempts at no-line Copic colouring and try to recreate it using the same colour palette. For me, no-line either turns out nicely or is a complete and utter disaster, there doesn’t seem to be any middle ground. Luckily this one turned out nicely.

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Birthday: Bear on deckchair

deckchair bear

This was an unplanned card. When I was about half way through colouring the bear for the Father’s Day card, I realised that he was sitting in MC Escher’s deckchair and, once I had noticed that, there was no way I could use it on a card. But I didn’t want to waste the work I had done, so I trimmed the offending furniture away and came up with a way of using it for another card, which was lucky because up to that point I had no idea what I was going to do for this particular birthday card.

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Birthday: Coloured space bears

Copic space bears

Space bears! This was the first time I’d coloured these stamps and I originally only got them out of my stash pile because they were ideal for a bit of Copic Jumpstart class homework, but then I realised they were perfect as the main element on a card for Seven Hills Crafts’ latest sketch challenge.

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