Saturday, 28 June 2014

Totally Clueless

Hello.  Welcome.  It's the weekend so usually my mornings are devoted to madly finishing and posting projects.  For some reason I decided to be responsible and get myself out in the garden to do a few jobs that have been on the list for far too long.  This means that the card for STAMPlorations and the journal page for Darcy remain unposted and I missed both deadlines.  How silly was that!!   But I do get 10/10 for gardening.   

In an attempt to join in before I missed anymore linky deadlines I checked out the PaperArtsy blog to find that Clare Lloyd had posted number 2 face of the month.  Really enjoyed proving to myself last month that maybe I can draw so thought I'd have another go.  And just to complete my totally clueless afternoon I have just realised I am on Saturday, not Sunday so the PA linky doesn't close for another day.  Gosh, I may be early for something today after all.   Happy Dancing and LOL


Here's my initial sketch onto a #7 manilla tag.  



Tah dah.  I coloured her face with FF Rose and added a little magenta to it to get the cheek/lips highlights.  The hair is FF Butternut with a bit of homemade brown added for the highlights.  The background is FF Limelight stamped with the little bubble stamp from PaperArtsy SM12.  I used Promarkers for her eyes, the outlines and the caterpillers eyebrows.  A couple of flowers stamped with JM34 and coloured with FF Pansy and Limelight and a couple of hearts from SM12 stamped and coloured with DI Picked Raspberry


I added some wool, its like a flat knitted ribbon, and a silver bead.  

Joining the fun at
PaperArtsy
Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge - Anything Goes
Simon Says Stamp Work It Wednesday June 2014  

Thanks for your visit.  I am looking forward to being caught up with all my little jobs soon and then there will be more time to play.  Have a great weekend.  Hugs

8 comments:

  1. This is a super cute tag Gail and sure to be treasured.

    Fabulous image and colours
    TFS
    Annie x

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  2. She is ace. I love the lime green and the flowers in her pig tails. Thanks for joining us at PaperArtsy. X

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  3. A sweet tag! I am so proud of you...no, not for being ahead of schedule, but for continuing to draw! I also love that you topped her off with your wool ribbon and silver bead!

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  4. What a fun colorful tag! I like the expression u created for that face :)

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  5. Very fun tag! Thanks so much for playing along with us over at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge blog for the Anything Goes Challenge!

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  6. Love your sketch and the wonderful end result, wonderful Gail.

    Sylv xx

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