Thursday, 15 April 2010

Copic Creations DT - Black hair

Welcome!   Our challenge this week is Copic Coloring of Black Hair.   Thank you to everyone who joined us for last weeks’ Flower challenge – We had some really gorgeous submissions!   
We have a VERY special sponsor for this weeks challenge ......The Greeting Farm, and the winner will recieve -  
Your choice of any The Greeting Farm rubber stamp and FOUR Copic markers!  

What I love about Copic Creations is the challenge it sets me and it often takes me out of my comfort zone. This one certainly did - I chose this digi-image (Drummer Boy) from The Greeting Farm - black hair, plus this hairstyle certainly was a challenge and a half.  I have his hair coloured about  6 different ways but decided this was the best. I would have liked to leave more 'white' in the highlighting but when I did it looked as if he had a halo or cap on his head.

 The paper are from my 'old' stash box, the music one I think is Kay&Co. The frame is cut with Spellbinders Foliage frame and the corners with an EKSuccess punch. I added some ribbon and brads at the edges of the frame as I though it looked a little bare, now I'm not so sure - opinions please!!

Copics used
Hair C0  C1  C3  C5  C7
Skin YR0000  E00 E02  R00
Drums  R0000  R20  R22  R27  R29
Cymbals  E43  Y0000 W0 W1
Shirt & drum front  B0000  B01 B04

Hope you all have a great day
Heather xx


Rach said...

Brilliant Heather, love the look of this card, you have coloured your image brilliantly, i always find hair the hardest thing to colour.... especially black! xxx

joey said...

Hiya Heather

this is stunning, love the layout and embellies you used, you did a fab job with his hair


Clare said...

Fantastic card Heather. Yep the hair is always difficult for me too. Never know if too much white or not enough!!! will pop over & check it out. Hugs Clare xxx

Tara said...

Hi You,
So sorry I haven't been over in a while and I can see you've been very busy ;o)
This card is fabulous and I love your choice of papers too! Brilliant colouring of the hair me thinks and I have to say the whole thing rocks, 'scuse the pun, hee hee!
Have a nice day, hugs Tara xx

June Houck said...

Whoa! This is very cool, Heather. I love the added bits of ribbon and those metallic brads (I have a lot of those in my stash...never seem to find a use for them :)

Jane Wetzel said...

Omg! this is awesome Heather! Love the lo and the dp! Awesome job girl! how could u ever question this???? ha ha ha!

Paula said...

Heather this is a real treat - I must get my head round copics - but am still working at just getting shading on colouring. Apologies too for referring to you as "Rica" on the blog candy comment. Thanks again for all your inspiration.
Paula (PEP)

Julie said...

Fantastic colouring - a really fab card

Hunnybunnycards said...

Fabulous card Heather, you have made a really good job of his hair, its not easy! The brads and ribbon finish it nicely.


Cathy said...

This is fab Heather ... love that hair and what a great image. Love the music paper too.
Cathy xx

Anesha said...

Wonderful card, love the colouring of your image! Have a great day. Anesha

Sue said...

Hi Heather
aww stunning card hun, great image, fabby colours, luv the layout, sue,x

Wilma said...

Goodness Heather you were worrying about this card for nothing - its fantastic ! :)X

Sandra1968 said...

Wow, an amazing card!

Southern Charms said...

Gorgeous coloring and what a fun card! Hubbys a drummer and this image is too cute


Tasha said...

Wow awesome card Heather he is really rocking in those fab colours. Awesome layout and frame
love tasha xx

Lilian said...

Your cards just rocks! You have to admit he's really got cute hair! Loving your layout, DP and color combo!

debby4000 said...

Wonderful card Heather, love the fab image and gorgeous colours.

Cheryl said...

Love this, heather! I especially like how you highlighted his hair! Excellent!

mycardz said...

Hi Heather! Well, appropriate for this image, you definitely ROCKED this challenge! :) Really awesome coloring on each intricate detail of this cutie. I'm sooooo happy you are on the team!! I love your card! hugz, Mary

Danielle said...

Wow! This card is fantastic Heather - your black hair colouring is amazing! Great layout and the music paper is perfect! A fabulous guy card!
Hugs, Danielle

"Kirby" (KrB) said...

I love your drummer-boy card, Heather. It turned out awesome and you did a super job on the black hair. Love your flourished die-cuts with it and the colors you used. Hugs,

Jodi said...

Great job on coloring black hair! Love the image you chose for the challenge too!
Jodi =)

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