Wednesday, December 29, 2010

Sketchy Fish

Hello! I played along with the sketch challenge at SCS today using images from Gone Fishing

I stamped the fish, using Memento Tuxedo Black ink and then colored with Copics, starting with YG93. 

Filled in the rest with C1.

Then added a band of pink with R20.

 Added some shading with C3.

Then some deeper shading with C5. 

For the background scene, I sponged Memento Desert Sand.

Then sponged Memento Rich Cocoa. 

Stamped the trees, off the edge on either side, using Memento Rich Cocoa. 

I used a sticky note to mask the top and then sponged a bit of Rich Cocoa to make a horizon line. 

I colored in the trees with YG93. I didn't fill them in completely, instead I just made them kinda splotchy. 

Added E35 to the tree trunks and the ground.

 Then I used W1 to add more shading to the ground and fill in the trees, blending a bit.

I used E35 (too dark) and E33 to add ripples to the water, then used the white gel pen to add highlights. 

I sponged another piece of cardstock with Memento Desert Sand and Rich Cocoa. 

Then stamped the fishing fly repeatedly, in a random pattern, using Rich Cocoa, stamped off for a lighter image. 

The little silhouette fisherman was stamped in Rich Cocoa and the fish was cut out and adhered with Pop Dots. I layered with Pure Luxury Chocolate Brown and used an Ivory card base.

Thanks for stopping by. I hope you have a great day!

15 comments:

Mary said...

Wow such a beautiful card, I love the fish your coloring is amazing.

jhet said...

Another gorgeous card! Thanks for sharing!

Kittie said...

Theresa, this is gorgeous and your step by step tutorial is perfect. Thank you for sharing this. I lvoe the trees and will have to go check out that set at Gina K's.

Kittie said...

Oh, my word! I had no idea you have such a gorgeous line of stamps, Theresa. Each and every set are wonderful and just the kind of images that I love to use to creates scenes. Now...to get some $$$ to purchase.

Joan V said...

Theresa, thanks for the info and all the copic marker numbers for coloring the fish. I tried to color a fish without copics. It came out ok, but not as pretty as yours. Thanks for sharing.

Karen (TLgirl353) said...

Oh Theresa- another gorgeous card,. Thanks for sharing your fantastic talent!

Stampin' Pam said...

What a handsome card! Love it - so rustic and warm and just gorgeous! Happy New Year! Hugs to ya.

LivS said...

Hi Theresa! Thank you so much for all the wonderful cards you are showing us. The step by step is a great help! Hugs Liv

marie gamber said...

Just beautiful!

Heather said...

Thanks for the great tutorial. I always wondered how this type of card is made!!

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Donna said...

Great card, my husband is an avid fisherman and he even likes this card, and he usually does not comment much on these things!!So that is a big complitment!
Have to get these sets!

GmaJulie2 said...

OH I had to show my hubbie this card since he loooooooves fishing and he also thought it was really nice!! Thanks again for showing the coloring techniques!

Barb said...

Love it .....have several fishing friends

mama said...

Great Card. Love your coloring. Also great style.