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Sunday, August 5, 2018

Fantasy Magic... Happy B'day Gena!

Happy 15th Birthday Gena!
Scott and I are dancing a celebratory jig in your honor!

I am in love with the Mo Manning images of dwarves and gnomes... her images are so delightfully detailed and realistic [they look like all the gnomes who live in my woods!]
I have wanted for a very long time to color this threesome that I merged with the png files purchased at the Digital Pencil Too.  This piece represents hours of meditative, soul-soothing, total escape coloring!  After all three were completed with Copics, I started creating the background scene using the "Fern" stencil [KaiserCraft] and Distress Inks.  Would you believe I have not used a stencil before this??  Next was the rock 'floor' [source unknown] of their living space, adding three dragonflies  [PSX] and finally inking the edges with the same Distress Inks.

I created this for the new 613 Ave C  challenge starting Aug 5:  "ATG/ optional Twist: "Fantasy / Magic"  You have the month of August to show your creative talents!   For details of the challenge and for some very creative ideas from the DT's incredible inspiration concepts -  click HERE!

Create wildly and color with abandon!  

Crafting From the Heart -#217 ATG Always DT Favorite
Tuesday Throwdown #403 – stenciling
Crafty Sentiments – ATG
Through the Craft Room Door - ATG Always
Crafty Creations - #371 – ATG Always
Simon Says Wed – Make your own Background
Penny's Challenge #391 – ATG
Oddball Art – ATG/Twist: Lost Souls of Innocent Dolls
 Aurora Wings #69 – ATG
SheepSki Designs #17 – Your Fave Things [Coloring with Copics & Gnomes!]
Pile it On #145 – New Technique [Stencils]