because I only have the distress marker for Faded Jeans so it was taking "forever". So I grabbed my Memento Dew Drop of Nautical Blue and finished the sky and got the color I was looking for.
I let all the ink dry and was looking at it and decided that I needed something more for the background so I thought why not go all crazy with more new to me things. I broke out my texture paste from Ranger. I have watched several videos where people added ink to color the paste so I thought what could I mix with the paste to make it not so white on my deep blue background. I finally decided to mix in a little bit of Silver Liquid Pearls. It did soften the white but didn't give it any shimmer so I added some clear Wink of Stella on some of the stars which I don't think shows very well in the photo. The fence and the black cat are from MFT Spooky Scene die-namics. You could make a Halloween card just using the die if you wanted. Now for Alison. I used all Copic markers for my coloring except for the green on her hat and her corset. I wanted to make her dress a purple color. I have built my supply of Copics but I have more hair and ski tones so I used the one purple I had which is V17. I didn't do a whole lot of shading more just coloring on her dress and hat. On her corset I used my Zig Clean Color Brush #200 which is Light Green but I thought it was a nice contrast. I am getting a head of myself--so much for not being long winded. I started with the skin because I figured if I didn't stay in the lines it would be okay. Plus some of the skin area is very tiny. I used the E21 first and then I softened it with E11 and then used E00 to blend them both out. I tried to add some blush to her cheeks but it is hard to see. I used R30 for that. For the crow, I used C5 and then just a little highlight with C9. Finally for her hair, I struggled because I didn't want to do brown or blonde so I did black. This I did blend. I started with C9, I laid down some color at the bottom of her and at the top under hat, then I took C7 and I started with it on the C9 and blended it out, to finish her hair color I used C5 to smooth out all the lines out. I was afraid the crow would blend into her hair but once it dried he was noticeably. To finish her off I used my clear Wink of Stella on her dress and hat to add more sparkle. My greeting is just something I typed on my computer and then printed. I used some random scrap of card stock to frame it. I took my blender tool and used the black soot to soften the white card stock so it wasn't so bright. To adhere the fence, I put it through my Xyron sticker maker. I have learned to rub the die cut once I have it adhered to get rid of the extra adhesive that you get. Once I had the fence down I adhered Alison with foam tape and of course I fussy cut her own and used my black Copic marker to hide the white edge from cutting her out. I wasn't sure where to put the cat so I adhered him to her skirt and Wink of Stella'd him as well. I slid the greeting under Alison's hair a little bit. I trimmed the image piece with some black card stock. I had a scrap of Bazzill shimmer in a purple color along the bottom as a pop of color. I love how she turned out. I hope you will get inspired to check out Tiddly Inks and try a digital image. Thanks for stopping by.