It is time for another CAS Colours & Sketches challenge. Check out the latest challenge:
And here is my take:
This card is a tri-fold card. I made 2 card bases and taped them together so that the window flap opens to show the herd image which then opens to a blank inside.
Here is a better look at the herd:
I colored the image with colored pencils (you can click the image to see it larger). I don’t have any gamsol, so this isn’t really blended at all. I did use a blending color pencil, but it didn’t help much. I’m still deciding if I want to get some gamsol, or just stick with my Copics.
Since the balloon shows through the window, I backed the pattern paper balloon with a cardstock balloon (the string die sandwiched between). I just liked the finish.
I hope you join us at CAS Colours & Sketches!
Thanks for stopping by!
A Little About the Challenge: This weekly challenge is posted on Tuesday, and alternates between color and sketch (if there is a 5th week in the month you get the double dose of color & sketch).
Ink: Black for sentiment (PTI); Bashful Blue (SU); Black for herd (Brilliance Tsukineko); Colored Pencils (Prismacolor);
Paper: White, Pure Poppy pattern (PTI); Bashful Blue, Poppy Parade (SU);
Other: Bountiful Banners die, Balloon Strings die, Picnic Plaid impression plate (PTI); Make a Wish balloon die (Taylored Expressions); Stitched Circle die (Simon Says Stamp);
Love, love, LOVE your trifold card!! So glad you explained how you did it, Karen. That inside view is ADORABLE. What a fun image and a delightful CAS card. Hugs, Cathy
I love how you used the sketch to make a tri fold card! Beautiful colouring of the little characters and I like how it reveals the whole image inside. Great use of the sketch too x
Wonderful tri-fold card, Karen! Great way to showcase those critters.
Cool and interactive use of the sketch. What a quirky image, beautifully coloured. FABulous as always. Hugs Bev x
Those critters are so cute, this is a great card.
What a great card! I love the tri-fold idea. And your herd of animals is precious. I’ve tried gamsol and really like it. The only downside is that after you have used it, it can be hard to add more color to that area.
Oh wow love the tri-fold card and those cute little farm characters really made me smile! A lovely take on the sketch!