Saturday, November 26, 2016

Non-traditional colors

After months of making red-and-green Christmas cards, I was inspired to break out of the mold by this super cute image from Scribbles Designs. I knew I wanted to feature the image in a large format to show off all the fun details, so that gave me room to add some color details as well. I used lime green, pink and turquoise, and did a little ombre treatment as well.
The scene is colored with pencils, with a fine-tipped marker to color in the Frosty's Christmas Trees sign. The lights are colored with Spica pen, and the poles with silver gel pen.
To finish it off, I stamped the sentiment in Ranger Stream ink, and added a metal Christmas tree embellishment.

Buy Scribbles Designs here...I'm a guest designer for Scribbles this quarter, and I have to say I think this image would be cute in traditional colors as well. (BTW, the current Scribbles Challenge theme is Happy Holidays if you want to play along.)

Here are the details on the image, linked to the Scribbles store:

#869 Frosty's Christmas Trees 


This card is for these challenges:
November Rudolph Days -- anything Christmas
Craftyhazelnut's Christmas Challenge #309 -- use a sentiment
Craftyhazelnut's Christmas Challenge Extra
Word Art Wednesday #258  -- anything goes.