Fuchsia Dahlia

Thursday, February 6, 2014


Something different today...while it has a CAS appearance...it was anything but CAS!  Stamping, masking, coloring with three different mediums...

I started off by stamping the dahlia image and colored it with Copics.  Next I added some shading with my Prismacolor pencils and some gamsol.  Highlights were added with Copic Opaque white on a toothpick.  Same thing for the leaves.

Then that was all masked off and I used a stencil first in one direction and then the opposite to make the plaid look.  Popped the colored piece up on dimensionals, added a few enamel dots and done!  Well that sounds simple but it took me a couple of hours!!!

Here's what I used: 
Paper:  Copic XPress-It and Gina K. pure luxury white
Ink:  Ranger Archival Watering Can, Black Soot Distress Ink and Versafine Onyx Black
Stamps:  Penny Black and Hero Arts
All the other stuff:  Kelly Purkey All In A Line Stencil, Eclipse Masking Tape, sponges, Copic Opaque white, toothpicks, MME enamel dots, Prismacolor pencils,  Copics:  BG02, BG07, BG09, RV00, RV55, RV63 and W1

Challenges entered:
Runway Inspired Challenge #53:  Temperley London
Splitcoast Stampers Ways to Use It Challenge:  Color Something
Addicted to Stamps and More:  anything goes

Back soon with more...


12 comments

  1. Hi Lee-Anne, I love the colouring on your pretty flower, it looks so dimensional! Thank you for joining us at ATSM.

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  2. End result [after all the hard work] is awesome!

    No power - -36 -- Makes me appreciate my warm Arizona even more! :)

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  3. Great colour comb and love that big flower!

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  4. What a beautiful interpretation of the inspiration piece - your coloring is lovely, and I adore the stenciled panel!! I appreciate your lengthy process to produce a gorgeous end result!

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  5. Adore this gorgeous bloom! The stenciled brown plaid (clever!!) is awesome in this design! So glad that you join the fun with us at Runway Inspired Challenge!

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  6. You're so good with the stencils, Lee-Anne. I love how you made the plaid and your flower is gorgeous.

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  7. Love what you did for the plaid! So creative and it makes you flower pop! Beautiful colors and card!

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  8. The stenciled plaid looks fabulous with the gorgeous flower. So lovely.

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  9. Wow, love the expressive colouring on the flowers Lee-Anne - offsets beautifully against the plaid! Thanks for playing along with us at the Runway Inspired Challenge!

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  10. stunning coloring! This was definitely worth the time it took! Outstanding!

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  11. Oh this is so pretty :) love dahlia with that Chocolate BG, thank you for sharing with ATSM !!

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  12. Gorgeous flower! I love your colouring! It's very realistic! Thanks for joining us at Runway Inspired Challenge!

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