Thursday, September 25, 2014

Bright Birthday Fish Video and Tutorial

Hello! I hope you are all having a great week. Today I have a new card using images from an older stamp set called Under The Sea. I used Spectrum Noir markers on this one, but if you scroll way down to the bottom of the post, you'll see some Copic alternative suggestions.

Here is the video. If you would like to see it directly on Youtube, click here to go to my channel.

Begin by stamping the two fish images onto white cardstock, using Memento Tuxedo Black ink.

Start coloring using Spectrum Noir marker PL4.

Add PL2.

Then fill in with LV1.

For the other fish, start with TB5.

Add TB3.

And fill in with TB1. After coloring, use scissors to cut out the image.

Next, cut and emboss white cardstock using Spellbinders® Oval Nestabilities die template and sponge Gina K Ocean Mist ink white the die cut is still in the die template.

Make the center area a bit darker by sponging very lightly with Gina K Turquoise Sea ink.

Remove the die cut from the die template and stamp the seaweed image using Gina K Fresh Asparagus ink. Stamp off onto scratch paper first to make the image lighter. Use a mask to protect the framed area when stamping.

Use Spectrum marker EB1 to color in the sea floor.

Then give it some texture by adding dots using Memento Markers Dessert Sand and Toffee Crunch.

Stamp more bamboo onto Sandy Beach cardstock using Fresh Asparagus ink. Once again, stamp off the image to make it lighter first.

Attach the fish to the oval layer using adhesive foam squares. Adhere some loops of silver twine behind the oval and then attach to the tan layer using more adhesive foam squares. Layer a piece of Smoky Slate cardstock behind the Sandy Beach and adhere all to an Ocean Mist card base. Stamp the sentiment, from Vogue Vases 2, onto a small strip of white cardstock using black ink and adhere using more adhesive foam squares.

Thank for visiting. I hope you have a wonderful day!

Finished Card Size - 5 ½ by 4 ¼ inches


Under The Sea and Vogue Vases 2 Stamp Sets - Gina K Designs

Spectrum Noir Markers (EB1, PL4, PL2, LV1, TB5, TB3, TB1) - Gina K Designs
Copic Alternative Suggestions - V1, V4, V6, B21, B23, B26, E33

Memento Markers (Desert Sand, Toffee Crunch)

Classic Ovals Nestabilities LG - Spellbinders®

Jumbo Sponge Dauber - Gina K Designs

Ocean Mist, Turquoise Sea, Fresh Asparagus, Black Onyx Ink - Gina K Designs

Memento Tuxedo Black Ink - Gina K Designs

Pure Luxury Ocean Mist, White, Sandy Beach, Smoky Slate Cardstock - Gina K Designs

Self Adhesive Foam Squares


Silver Cord


Becky said...

This is beautiful Theresa! Gorgeous colors on those fish.

Judy I, St. Louis MO said...

Thanks for another great tutorial. I haven't used my fish for a long time and this is great inspiration. Thanks for including the Copic colors too.

Karen Hightower said...

I love your videos, Thanks so much for sharing. Beautiful card!!! :)

Cathy said...

Fantastic card, TFS how you created it, Cathy x

Ellen Taylor said...

Spectacular and vibrant coloring! Wowza!