Saturday, 23 July 2011

Sheena's little bit Sketchy in Blue

Coloured with Spectrum Noir

the dress is done using the blue set of pens also used the skin tones and a couple of greens and 3 browns
dont they just blend a dream
thank you for popping by
hugs linda xxx
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popcorn in colour

hi there crafters
had time to colour last night while babysitting sophia
this is what i came up with done in Spectrum noir pens
here is a list of the colours i used
0 colourless blender...wg1..98..35..24..178..146..142..68..65

for popcorn i built up the colour in layers with just one colour 142
thats another image ready to make into a card
thank you for popping by
hugs linda xxx
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Friday, 22 July 2011

Sophia painted Popcorn

im babysitting my beautifull grand daughter Sophia tonight
she wanted to paint this popcorn image she picks the colours and enjoys it so much
why do adults get so hung up getting it right first time lol you should have seen her little face a two year old can have so much fun with a brush in her hand
im off now for a long soak in a bubble bath then colouring some more images
hugs linda xxx
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Chistmas over at LOTV

Monday 25th LOTV are releasing there new range of christmas stamps
if you follow the design teams blogs you will see some beautifull cards  but oh those stamps are just scrummy
roll on monday lol..............  right off to do some more colouring paint brush this time
have a great day
thank you for dropping by
hugs linda xxx

these are for you

 i was going to put my pens away till the morning lol ....fat chance
while watching the movie chiff hanger on TV i sat and coloured my little fellow in
with the Spectrum Noir pens

 a little tip for you when colouring in Humpfrey with these type of pens
i always go all over the head and any other parts that i want to go from grey to white  ....lay down the colourless blender first all over the area.....then go in with my colours it will give a very soft effect and you wont get lots of lines to blend out... it hardly shows but i used 2 greys aroung the edges of his face and arms the spectrum noir pens are very juicy so i would go very lightly  you can always add colour but its harder to remove

here is a list of colours i used

head and arms blender pen ..cg1..cg3
ears 196..84
trousers 68..65..64
tea shirt 24..33
shoes 169..91
leaves 48..175..51
roses 137..88
ribbon 12..14..1
then some cool grey for shadows and the purple grey to add depth to the roses

thank you for popping by today
hugs linda xxx

Thursday, 21 July 2011

Spectrum Noir colouring

good evening crafters
well i had a play with my new pens from Crafters Companion
 the Spectrum Noir pens are a pure delight to work with ..
this LOTV stamp is one of my favorite images and i already had it stamped  for a card so
here it is i am very pleased with the result  
i used 3 of the reds  2 greens 3 of the skin tones couple of the grey's 3 browns and the cool shadow and a white acyrilc pen for a few high lights
i rekon you are going to love these pens  they get my seal of approval
 here are the colours i used
dress 1..11..12
ribbons and shoes 163..42
shin tones132..133..142
hair 104..92..98
shadows cg1..cg3 and cool shadow on the snow

thank you for dropping by
hugs linda xxxx
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the colouring festival has begun

hi everyone
 i got the Spectrum Noir pens  just be for lunch today in a very dull damp part of my world
ripped them out of packaging to try a few scribbles ..... these are my own personal thoughts on them so far....

here goes on what i see for myself...... they  do what they say on packet truly..... the blending is perfect
the pens are so juicy  yes i know they are full  and new....... but the ink really does flow.
the bullet tip is finer than a pro marker so tight corners shouldn't/wont be a problem

the pens are a rounded square shape so no rolling off the table excellent idea....  the refillable aspect is a dream
you wont get any duplicates the 6 packs are all different  colours from the 24 packs ............which can be a nightmare remembering what colours you need or have...
over the next few days i will be giving the pens a mega work out on samples so please do drop by to see how im getting on as soon as i can  share my efforts i will ...... remember to go to Crafters Companion to get in first once they hit the store i will be back.............
thank you for dropping by today
hugs linda xxx

Wednesday, 20 July 2011

the spectrum noir

hi everyone
just a quick  update on the new SPECTRUM NOIR pens from Crafters Companion 

are  ready and waiting  you can get a notification via email when they go on sale
so get your running shoes on and  pop over using the crafters companion clickable link above  for full details....
would hate you to miss out
thank you for dropping by today
hugs linda xxx

Monday, 18 July 2011

have you heard the news

good morning everyone
Crafters Companion are bringing out a complete set of Alcohol pens called Spectrum noir
those of you who were lucky enough to go to the summer crafting show at Doncaster this weekend will most likely have seen these pens  being used ....... the reports i have read so far are.... they are waiting for my pens to arrive ........ if im honest  im stalking the postie so looking forward to them arriving so i can get colouring in.......

i have to say im just loving the refillable aspect on these pens what a great idea .....reading  from the flyer that my friend dropped in for me yesterday on her way back from the summer crafting show
i can and will say
Sara is doing a fantastic deal on price   wow................ that's going to take some beating i can tell you
you can get a set of six pens for£6.99 or any 4 colours sets  for £25.00 .......a launch offer
 168 colours available ...........on sale on the Crafters Companion site this FRIDAY the 22nd of july 
its working out at just over a Pound a pen  not bad at all ............. its blooming brilliant!!!!!!!!!!!!

why not pop over to Crafters Companion and check them out.....if you have struggled with blending alcohol pens in the past...... look no further than Spectrum noir.......... all the hard work has been done for you ..........
once my pens arrive i will be hopefully sharing with you how i get on so get ready for the pen festival to begin....
thank you for popping by today
hugs linda xxxx