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Sunday, 25 January 2015

Dark Lilies - Ching-chou Kuik

Just for a change I made a card for fun.  I have used a Ching-chou Kuik image called Dark Lilies that I think is absolutely gorgeous. She has such soulful eyes.


She is straight cut and layered up on 3 different pastel mirror boards.  The corner is from Tattered lace. The backing paper, ribbon, heart slider and gems are from my stash.


She is coloured with promarkers and I added white gel pen for more definition.  I glazed her eyes with glossy accents and then stickles to the bird and flower stamens.


I created the background around her with my Craftwell E-brush, still waiting to get the Promarker attachment for it, but they are planning on releasing one. You get 3 Spectrum Noir pens with the brush fortunately a blue and a green which I blended together on the paper. I totally adore this tool and used Pebeo Drawing Gum to mask her off before spraying. This then just rubs off to reveal the image, much quicker than making a mask. (available from Crafters Companion)


The inside does match the front.

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17 comments:

Carol S. said...

Stunning card and the detail is brilliant. Love the colours. Hugs, Carol S.xx

andree said...

Eileen this is just beautiful, such a stunning image and amazing colouring xx

Kara Lynne said...

Amazing coloring!! Such a striking image and the dark blue/green background is dramatic.

Gail Townsend said...

Gorgeous card, stunning colouring and image. Gail xx

thecraftycavalier said...

Wow! Stunning colouring! Love the image and the colours are beautiful. Really striking. Jayne x

Lorraine said...

She looks gorgeous Eileen, so beautifully coloured.
Lorraine x

Tracey said...

Such a beautiful card Eileen, I love the purple tones :o)
Hugs
Tracey
xx

Amy A said...

Beautiful card Eileen! Love your coloring and the soft purple is gorgeous!

Cathy P. said...

This image is so beautiful and your coloring really brings out the lovely features the artist captured. Thanks for playing along with our second challenge at Lil' Patch of Crafty Friends. Hope to see you again. Cathy xx

Kym's Crafty Cards said...

Eileen, what a stunning card. Love the richness of the colours especially that background.

Thank you for entering, best wishes in the draw and for your support of this challenge. Hope to see you back next month. Kym (Ching-Chou Kuik Digital Stamps Design Team Leader)

PS Don't forget to click the link to e-mail me for the New year freebie image "The Wild Princess" from Ching-Chou Kuik

Annie M said...

Beautifully coloured image, eyes are amazing. Thank you for entering the F&F Things with Wings Challenge and good luck xxx annie

CRAZYCRAFTSHED said...

Gorgeous and beautiful card Eileen thank you for joining us on this month's challenge over at Ching Chou Kuik Digital Stamps Inspiration Challenge Blog
Dianne x DT

Joey said...

This is fantastic, I love the deep colours and the way you did those Lillies. Thanks for joining us at without words. Jo x

Lady Bug Stampers said...

Wow this is stunning. I love the color scheme and the coloring is fantastic. Thanks for joining us again for the challenge here at CCK.
Linda K. DT

Sandra said...

Wow! This is so beautiful! Your coloring is amazing!!!
Thank you for sharing with us at Fussy and Fancy and good luck!
Hugs, Sandra F&F DT

Chana said...

Beautifully done! Your coloring of the image is perfect and the compositoin of the project is spot on! Thanks for shsring this wonderful design with the residents of 613 Avenue Create!
Hugz,
Chana Malkah, Owner

Aurora Marco said...

Such beautiful card! Love the image, the coloring and the composition you made with it. Thank you for sharing with us at 613 Avenue Create. Hope to see you again soon!
Cheers
Aurora