Saturday, 23 May 2009

Basic Grey #36 - Doodling

This week at Basic Grey we would love to see some doodling on your creations, this can be any type of doodling you can think of so let your imaginations run wild :), but please remember to use at least 1 item from BasicGrey somewhere on your creations.

"Now please remember that we will be closing the blog down next week to completely update and re - vamp it, so this will be the last challenge here on BasicGrey challenges as you know it :), we wont be able to announce on the blog itself when we will be re - opening so keep an eye on the DT blogs for the news"

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I really enjoyed myself this week - doodling away to my heart's content, although I have to admit I now have a bin full of rejected doodles. I doodled my image, I doodled leaves behind the flower and I doodled on the flowers. The image I did some time ago - it was originally for a project I was working on for Hannah (my grandaughter) who is Manga mad and spends so much time drawing Manga figures herself. It turned out too big for that project and got itself hurled on one side in disgust. I retrieved it, altered it somewhat and coloured it with Copics. I just used one sheet of Marrakech papers, cut the middle out of the square and use the middle section to matt the image and the sentiment which is Inkadinkado. The flower is cut with the EKSuccess punch (I think it's called Water Lily - but wouldn't swear to this), added to some doodles leaves (again coloured with Copics) and finished with some photocorners.

Materials
DP - Basic Grey Marrakech : Medium - Copics : EKSuccess - flower punch : Sentiment - Inkadinkado : Brad from stash

14 comments:

Lora said...

WOW!!! Heather I can't believe you drew this all by yourself! Well I can because you are so talented but you know what I mean lol. I thought when I read the doodling part it might be a few doodles round the edges or something but wow you actually drew your own image! and the leaves are fab too.
Great job hun, well done.
Hugs Lora x

Moni said...

I love it, great image and love the paper and fab flower! Great colouring! Hugs, moni

Sarita said...

So many gorgeous gorgeous creations Heather since my last visit. Thank you for your lovely comments on my blog recently...I was so sad to leave CC but I really hope one I will return when I have a bit more time.
I adore your latest card, what a truly fabby image and that flower is just stunning. Fab sentiment too.
Hope you are well Heather,
Love Sarita xx

Kim Piggott said...

Heather this is just brilliant!
Love your beautifully colouring image and great shape!
Gorgeous flower!
hugs
kim x

June Houck said...

Your Manga girl was just waiting to be on this card! She works perfectly with the Marrakech papers. I love your flower and the way you used your copic markers. It has so much dimension and it is really stunning in your pic.

Georgia said...

Gorgeous card Heather - the image is soooo nice, I can't believe you drew it yourself!
I love the blue, it looks great and the flower is really pretty too! :)
Love, Georgia xx

sarahwrightdesigns said...

Great card. I love the image and the flowers too.
Thanks so much for commenting on my blog. Looking forward to the revamped Basic Gray challenge site
Love Sarah XXX

nessy said...

wow ~how clever are you?? amazing doodling!!~outstanding creation
vanessa xx

Christine said...

Wow just love these colours & the image coloured to perfection, such a talented lady, such a COOL card great.

Christine xx

Julie said...

Wow that is some doodling! You are very talented.

Karen said...

You clever lady drawing such a fab image. Love it. Colours are stunning.

Love Karen xxx

Chris said...

Your Manga girl is just fabulous Heather, you're so talented, love that cheeky pose and her eyes and hair are wonderful! The paper is perfect with the image and I love the punched flower and your leaf doodles too. Hugs, Chris xx

Riet said...

Beautiful Heather,l love the papers.

Hugs Riet.x

Jo (Boots the Monkey) said...

You're a dark horse being able to draw like that and not telling us ! She is just fantastic and I adore the card you have made and that fabby flower too.

Have a great weekend,

Hugs,

Jo x

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