Saturday, June 1, 2013

Red and Blue Flowers

This card is just a beauty.  The colors, patterns, and texture all combine for a bright and happy result.  I've used my flower drawing in several different color combinations, and this might be my favorite.  For more examples, click here and here

Card details:
  • Card stock is Neenah solar whitePapertrey Ink (PTI) pure poppy (red), blueberry sky (blue),  and the bitty dots print from PTI summer sunrise (yellow-orange) pattern pack.
  • The embossing folder is Darice plaid.
  • The sentiment "Love you" is computer printed in red ink using Papyrus font, bold, expanded character spacing.
  • Dies are PTI limitless layers 2-1/2" circles (plain and scalloped circles) and double-ended banner.
  • The flowers are colored with Copic markers.  You can click on the card image for a larger view of my coloring.
    • Background - C1
    • Leaves - G07 with Y38 center streaks
    • Blue flowers - B24 with B45 and YR21
    • Red flowers - custom color R290 with R29 and Y38
    • Flower centers - YR21 and Y38
    • Pot - YR21 with Y38 added on the rim
    • Shadows - B45, blurred with custom color YR2000
Created for Operation Write Home, "supporting our nation's armed forces by sending blank handmade greeting cards to write home on, as well as cards of gratitude to encourage them." (288)


Gerry said...

Cindy, love this card. I honestly thought the flowers were stamped. You are a great artist. Love the whole thing.

Paula S. said...

Beautiful Cindy! what a great coloring job on this image and the way everything is so perfectly coordinated really makes this shine.