Saturday, June 14, 2008

Twist on a technique!


For Beate's Weekend Sketch Challenge, I decided to try something different, using my Koh-i-noor colored pencils on something other than white paper. I use Papertrey white paper, and had recently purchased their kraft paper to try. I really like the way this came out!
I colored the flowers the way I normally would, layering various colors and then blending with odorless mineral spirits. I played around with different colors first on scrap paper, since the results are (obviously) different than on white paper.
But since I love the way this blue works with the kraft color, my choice of blues and greens was pretty easy!
Thanks for looking, and have a great Father's Day!
stamps: Lizzie Anne, SU!
paper: Papertrey Ink, sei Dill Blossom
technique: Koh-i-noor pencils and odorless mineral spirits

5 comments:

Mary Dawn said...

i love the colors, so soothing! i just ordered some of PTI's craft and i can't wait to get it now!

JoAnna Goodman said...

Lauri, you did a great job on this card!! The color combo is awesome!!

Bev said...

I love this card!! The colour combo is fantastic!

Tanya said...

Indeed beautiful work!!! Love the colours!!!
xx

patty said...

I truly love this...the colors are amazing!

 
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