Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Snow Angel

Oh gosh, doesn't your heart just melt looking at this adorable snow angel from Whipper Snapper? Mine does! She is BIG! There was entirely too much white paper behind her when I cropped it into a typical rectangle, covering up all that delish Basic Grey patterned paper, so I just gave in and cut her out.

One thing I learned when coloring this pudgy little snow lady was shading 'snow' looks a lot nicer when two different colors are used. One for the main shadows, then a totally different color for 'accent' shadows. In this case, I used a typical blue with a greenish tint, then went back and added a bit more in a light spring green. For some reason, it just added so much depth the shading. It's hard to see in the pictures, but trust me, it works!
Thanks for looking!

Stamps: Whipper Snapper, PTI

Ink: Vivid, Adirondack

Paper: Heavenly White, Bristol vellum, Basic Grey, Stardream

Accessories: Nestabilities, EK Success edger punch, colored pencils, OMS, Stickles, satin ribbon, PTI button/twine


5 comments:

  1. Hi Katarina
    wow this is just stunning, i love the colours and the feel of it ... every home should have one....
    hugs Kaylou xoxo

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  2. Adorable image! And you do an incredible job with coloring/shading! The background paper is delish!

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  3. Just so adorable! I think cutting him out allows the incredible shading you did a chance to shine. Your ribbon and lace edger punch are wonderful, too.

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  4. WOW WOW WOW WOW WOW!!!! I am sooooo in love with this card!!! I just love coming to your blog and looking around at all your fabulous work! thanks so much for sharing the tip on the two colors of shading. It looks awesome! Now I am off to buy this adorable snowman!! hugs!

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  5. Your coloring on this is absolutely positively incredible!!!

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