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Sunday, 20 March 2016

Sepia tones

When I got this image called "Billy" from Ppinkydolls, 
I wanted to make it look like an old sepia image...


I played about with my lyra pencils and derwent watercolour pencils 
to create the soft colouring, as the image is drawn so softly. 
The challenge this week at Glitter n Sparkle is 
"Anything goes"
so I could play with the sepia technique. 
I used some strips of beige / brown papers
and embossed and softly chalked the background, to give a little more detail. 
The sentiment is stamped on the card base.. it's from craftwork cards.

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:

QKR Stampede - add a sentiment - 25 March
Crafting with an attitude - atg - 28 March
Through the craft room door - atg - 23 March
Crafting from the heart - atg - 22 March
Eureaka stamps - atg - 22 March

6 comments:

Dawn Lancaster said...

A gorgeous little creation!
Thanks for playing in our Anything Goes Challenge At Eureka Stamps this week!
Good Luck
Hugs
Dawn (DT)

Sherri said...

Gorgeous card! Love the softness of your colors and the overall design of the card. Beautifully colored! Thanks for joining us this week at QKR Stampede for the weekly challenge!

Sherri said...

Beautifully colored & I love the softness of this card! Your design is perfect to highlight the beautiful image! Thanks for joining us this week at QKR Stampede for the weekly challenge!

Veronica Tovar said...

Adorable image. Great card too. I like the color combination you used too. Thank you for entering our Eureka Stamps weekly challenge. Good luck.

NanaConnie said...

Delightful design, Vic! Loving the soft coloring. It's so great to see you playing along in our "Add a Sentiment" challenge at QKR Stampede this week. Good luck in the draw.
NanaConnie DT

Neha said...

Lovely card !
Thank you so much for entering our ATG challenge at Through The Craft Room Door this week. Looking forward to see you again next challenge.
Regards,
TTCRD DT
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