And this is my first coloring attempt on my new paper. I finally found the correct Canson Drawing paper that I have been looking for and so I got myself a pad. It is pure white and wow, it is nice to work with. I created my card in Silhouette Studio, creating a rectangle at 5.5×4.25 inches and filling it with a pretty plaid from the Spring Plaids digital paper collection by Perwinkle Pixel Shop. I added some skinny rectangles to the edges to frame the card and filled them with the darker purple from the plaid – choosing the color with the eyedropper tool. I then added the digi and resized it on the card front. I added a circle behind them and then using the Edit Points tool, I added points and pulled the existing points so that I could create a shape that mimicked their outline. I chose to color this shape a light yellow from the plaid and then also decreased the opacity so that it was very light. I then printed the image out and colored the ladies with my Prismacolor colored pencils. Again I have to say, the paper made a difference. I will try it some more on other images, but if it works like this always, I am sold. I added the white dots and stripes with a white gel pen.
Sherri Baldy’s Mom & My Two Girls digi
Perwinkle Pixel Shop’s Spring Plaids digital paper
Canson C’ a Grain Drawing Pad
Recollections 110lb heavyweight cardstock
Purple cardstock from my stash
Silhouette Cameo die cutting machine
Epson Expression ET-2650 Ecotank Printer
EK Success Craft Tweezers
Martha Stewart Score Board
Sentiment die from my stash
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