Thursday, October 21, 2010
Green is by far my all time favorite colors. I was having fun the other night coloring this Kraftin' Kimmie image. I think she is so cute! This image also give me a chance to play with shading and highlighting. I need more practice to make her dress really come alive, but for my first try I was pleased with the result.
I am learning in my design classes to not be a wimp when it comes to color and design. LOL! So when choosing my colors I went for contrast in my greens. I used a yellow green along with a regular green that leans more towards the blue green end of the spectrum without being classified a blue green. It was a challenge for me. (I just realized that I did not write down the colors I used for her gown. I do remember one green YF63 - New Leaf...it's one of my favs.)
As I look at her hair, I think I could of used more contrast. I went with my favorite brunette trio of:
I was struggling to come up with an over all card layout, since this is not my normal style of card making. Still unsure...but will quite critiquing now. =)
I used October Afternoon - Thrift Shop collection of papers. I love how the black and tans contrast with the vibrant greens. It's hard to see but I used some Maya Road leaf pins that are off to the side of the flower.
FYI: Tomorrow I will be posting a video on how I make the dictionary flowers. I had several ladies email me asking for this video. So I hope you enjoy.
Have a wonderful night!
Sharing the Love: I desire to do your will, O my God; your law is within my heart. Psalm 40:8