28 August, 2013

Hello Cowgirl

This is another of the "lost" images that I found already coloured. I think I did her around Christmas last year. I bring my box of images to my parents' house for a little escape during the visit. Not that they're not great, but sometimes you just need time to yourself; or I wake up super early in the morning and no one is up yet. Colouring is quiet. For the card I was surprised at how well the colours of the Dear Lizzy paper worked out. This was truly just me grabbing bits of paper and seeing if they worked. I had no direction whatsoever when making this. But I think it turned out okay. Matting seems to make everything better. Trying to conserve enamel dots, I went with rhinestones instead.
Anyhow, this was done on the crappy paper and so her skin was blotchy and her hair was bad so I had to touch her up with pencils. You can still see the mess the Copics left underneath, but it's more visually interesting now with the pencils in there. I didn't notice until afterwards that there's cat fur on the image either. Ooops! Cats!

Digi Stamp: Some Odd Girl (Cowgirl Mae)
Cardstock: Bazzil Simply Smooth, Recollections Kraft
Patterned Papers: AC Dear Lizzy (5th & Frolic)
AC Dear Lizzy 5th & Frolic sticker
Rhinestones
Random metal charm "love"
Faber-Castell Polychromos
Copic Colours
Skin: E21/00 ((shrug))
Hair: Y28/26
Outfit: T9/7, E39/37,35

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