Sunday, August 15, 2010

We're getting Reflective

Hello friends!
It is the 15th so time for another Copic Creations Challenge (number 33)! Please visit the blog for all the details and to see the great samples made by Mary's team. Our challenge (and yours) is to color an image with copics and color a reflected image. The teams interpretations are very different so the challenge is more open than you might first think. My stamp is from Rubbernecker. Who doesn't love the scenes that Kittie747 makes?! When she made one with this sailboat I HAD to have it! It hasn't seen ink very often, but was perfect for making a reflected image.
Knowing I wanted to show a reflection, I stamped the image high up on white Neenah classic paper. I colored the image in my normal way. I'm so sorry but I don't have the colors written down for this one. Then I used my cloud template for the sky. Finally, I had to get started on the reflection.
I used the links to Maryanne's tutorial on reflections that Mary had sent us. I'm sure they're linked in the Copic Creatins Blog post. Maryanne tells how to make a blurry image below for the reflection. I did that and then went over the 'water' with by blues, going right over my images as well. Finally, I did some blurry outlines in black marker.
I wasn't crazy about it so I added the ribbon to mask it a bit! After I went away from the card awhile and came back to it, I didn't think it was too bad! :)
Hope you like it and will join in the challenge! There is a great prize being given by Suzanne Dean! You'll want to check it out!
Have a great day!
Hugs, Cheryl


Renkata said...

Very beautiful. Love the simple elegant llok of your card.

dolcreations said...

This is so awesome...I just love how you did the reflection on the water!!!!

Tracy said...

WOWZERS! This is awesome!!

Danielle Champagne said...

Wonderful Cheryl!One can feel the peace and quiet coming out of this image. Just adding lane cardstock as background, was the perfect thing to do: leaving the whole place to this perfect image.Beautiful work!
Hugs. Danielle

Anonymous said...

Hi Cheryl! Wow, I totally understand why you wanted to keep this challenge going - this is truly stunning! It really is a piece of art and should be framed. I love your awesome coloring and how brave you were to take this challenge on - head on and wow, you hit it right on! I could just sit and stare at this all day! Fantastic job on this challenge Cheryl! hugz, Mary

PS, glad you liked the card and ribbon! :)

Jane Wetzel said...

Stunning Cheryl...WOW! I Love the colors you have used and this couldnt be more PERFECT!

Riet said...

What a gorgeous card Cheryl.

Hugs Riet.xx

MarieL said...

What a beautiful card, Cheryl. I love that it looks like an image colored with water colors.

Rica said...

Hi Cheryl - fabulous card,the depth you've achieved is amazing, brilliant colouring of the fantastic image and your reflections are fabulous.
hugs Heather xx

Alizabethy said...

What a lovely tranquil scene you have made!

Lisa Kind said...

What a great card! I love the way you did the reflection! So cool! I've never tried this technique...maybe it's time!

Sylvia from Minnesota said...

Oh, I like this technique. It turned out very nice, you did good!

"Kirby" (KrB) said...

Wonderful job on your card, Cheryl. I love the image you chose and your reflection is super!

Jodi said...

Cheryl this is a fabulous card for the reflection challenge!! Gorgeous colors!
Jodi =)


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