make it crafty · Polychromos Pencils

Coloring Skin – Take 2

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Hello Everyone and welcome back to my blog!

Today I am sharing with you the second card that I created for the coloring challenge over at Make it Crafty. And this month the theme is “Coloring Skin”.

As I have mentioned on my previous post, I would like to get better in coloring skin with my pencils and this is my second attempt for this month’s challenge.

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For this card I chose this lovely image called Jade in Bikini.

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I printed the image on Bristol smooth card stock and colored it with Faber Castell Polychromos pencils. It took me around 3 hours to color this image that is around 10cm high. Coloring with pencils takes time because you have to work in layers and with a light touch in order to build up those layers and to get a smooth result. It helps a lot to have well sharpened pencils.
After I was finished with the coloring I fussy cut the image.

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To create the background I used a number of colored card stocks that I tore in order to create the image of a beach.
I adhered them on a silver 18cm x 15cm card base and with white acrylic paint and a brush I painted the waves on top of the torn card stock.
After it was all dry I adhered the image with foam tape.

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I used an Ice-cream stick to create the piece of wood for the sentiment. I cut it to create the feeling of an abandoned wood on the beach, and to help me with that I used white Gesso and after it dried I colored it with distress ink and a Derwent Inktense pencil.
I then created two holes and passed the twine through in order to hang it on the girl’s hand.

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I had so much fun coloring this image and creating the card and I hope you like it.

You might want to pin the pictures on your board for later reference and inspiration.

Thank you for visiting me today,

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I would like to participate to the following challenges:

Make it Crafty coloring challenge
Through the Craftroom Door
Crafting with Dragonflies
The Crafty Addicts
A perfect time to craft

 

10 thoughts on “Coloring Skin – Take 2

  1. Beautifully colored! Her abs look amazing and love her hair! Thanks for playing along with the MIC coloring challenge!
    {hugs}
    Regan

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  2. What a great card. I love how you created the wooden sign/sentiment….inspirational. Thank you for sharing it with us at Crafting with Dragonflies Wynn DT

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  3. super colouring! i understand how long it takes to colour a small image as same happens to me. thank you for sharing it with us at TTCRD and good luck, Theresa DT xx

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Thank you so much for your comment! It always makes me so happy when I read them! xoxo Olga

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