Monday 9 August 2010

Pirate Tilda take two

Hi everyone and another cute pirate Tilda from me today, I'm trying to use these stamps that I've had a for a while but not had time for so far. Tilda is a bit swarthy :D as I stamped her and the barrel background on kraft card and coloured with prisma pencils. I;ve added some shell beads, pearl pens, glitter liner and a doodlebug rub on to decorate. The edges of the scene are sponged with white ink and around of the base of the card in blue chalk ink.

I'm entering into Magnolia Down Under where the theme is an easel card
ABC Challenge with a theme of August
Cute Card Thursday and a theme of Whateva.
The Pink Elephant has a theme of Summer Fun.
All of these challenges have superb inspiration from the designers, I almost forgot I was meant to be entering :D.

Thanks as always for your lovely comments and have a good week.


Alberto said...

so sweet card!
your coloration is pretty!

Hugs, Albert

Krista said...

O...M...G... Can't say it another way. I just accidently stumbles upon your blog, and I'm simply BLOWN AWAY by your coloring. It's just stunning!!! You don't just color the image, you really make them come to life! I'm expecting Tilda to get her cute little but off the barrel any time now, no kidding!!! Never seen anyone color so lifelike! Could you please explain on your blog the way you color sometimes, ├žause I'd really like to know!!!

Jane said...

This is those little shells!

Sanne said...

Ooohh!! I just love it!!!
The ocean is just awesome!!!
And the coloring and the dark shadows really makes it a bit spooky! :)
And lovely details!
You sure are something else Chris! :)
Hugs, Sanne

Anonymous said...

Wow I love the result, great idea !!!
Another wonderful creation from you, as usual !!
Mag :)

Diane said...

Chris, this is wonderful! I would never have thought of using Kraft card and yet it's so effective and makes the whole scene so atmospheric! Great card!
Diane x

martina's kaartjes said...

Stunning card ! Great job ! Have a nice day, greetings, Martina x

Lillemor said...

What a lovely Piratecard!!! Such a cute little easelcard, love that spallbinders you´ve used. And the dirty colouring is a perfect match.

Maiden said...

Wow! I love it!! :-)

Biene said...

Very, very nice, beautiful, wonderful, cute, .....
I can´t find enough words in english!

Your cards are all wonderful.

Greetings from Germany,


Miranda said...

this card is absolutely gorgeous, I really like your coloring, it's really fantastic


Yani said...

Wow, Chris... your coloring is fantastic... and so is your card! Great job!

Unknown said...

This is so clever and so inspiring! It is always a pleasure to pop on over to your blog and see your amazing creations.
Alicia xx

Stampin Mindy said...

AWE! This is so cute, I love this Tilda, you colored her so well. The shells are the perfect touch! Love it!

Hugs, Mindy

Papirdilla said...

Wow,wow,wow..... This is just out of this world, Chris!!! Love it! It's just perfect:)


Cordine said...

Wowie, this is stunning!

Karita said...

WOW! What a pirate! :)

You are so talent Chris! I just envy your colouring skill and your fantastic style for making these gorgeous cards.

Lots of hugs,

Annette said...

Such a beautiful card. As always, the colouring is amazing. Love it!

Debby said...

fantastic card!Great coloring and love the shells.

Miranda said...

Ahoy Chris, I really love this card.


Marley said...

I really love this!! Absolutly stunning. I just want to say hi cause I'm a new DT member for Magnolia!! Hope you come and visit my blog too.. Looking forward working with you! Big hugs xx Marley


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