Birthday: Cheers

cheers bottles

This was created on 7th July: day 3 of The Daily Marker 30 Day Colouring Challenge.

What is it with all the masculine cards in the middle of summer? This one was for my neighbour, who does like an occasional tipple; I didn’t have any whisky bottle images to hand, so had to go with the second option of wine bottles instead.

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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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Hello: Orange and grey

grey and orange

Once again, I’m cutting it fine creating a challenge entry in time… where does the month go? It took a while to figure out what I was going to do for this; there were three palettes to choose from and either of the others would have been easy choices for a floral card (both had pinks and greens), but I was drawn to the third with its more graphic greys and oranges.

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