For this week's Tutorial Tuesday Heidi Blankenship shares with you how to use the Spectrum Noir Markers and Colored Pencils together to really make your colored images pop.
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I used the CL-02136 Morning Glory stamp for the card. Stamp the morning glory image using Rich Cocoa ink on to white cardstock. I used the Spectrum Noir markers to start coloring the image. I started with the flowers using LV1, LV2, PL5, and the Blender.
I started with the lightest color and worked my way to the darkest. I applied the blender to the petal in the areas I want to stay the lightest and then I start to add some color. Next I added the medium purple. Then add the darkest color right around the edges. Now work back with the colors-darkest to lightest blending as you go.
I colored the leaves the same way I did for the flowers going from lightest to the darkest color and then back again and blending the colors.
This is what my project looked like before I started adding the colored pencils.
Next I was able to add more depth to my image by adding details with my Spectrum Noir Colored pencils. I add more detail and darkened and crisped up the edges of the stamped image. I used colored pencils from the Primary Pencil Set and the Essentials Pencil Set. For the flowers I used these Spectrum Noir Colored Pencils - Purples-078, 080, 082.
For the leaves I added shading with these Spectrum Noir Pencils - Greens-056, 047, 058.
To blend the colored pencils I used a container with a sponge and odorless mineral spirits and blender stumps. (Watch the video to see how I use the mineral spirits in a container with a sponge with the blender stumps).
To add more dimension to my image I also used the blender and IB1 marker to create a very light blue background around the Morning Glories.
Then I used these Spectrum Noir pencils to add some shading and blend out the blue Grays-112, 117, and Blue-065. To complete my card I used Spellbinders Paper Arts S4-462 Labels Thirty-Nine, and S4-464 Labels Thirty-Nine Decorative Elements.
Paper: White, Lavender, Purple
Ink: Memento Rich Cocoa, Grape Jelly
Markers/Pencils: Spectrum Noir™ Markers– Primary, Essentials, LV1, LV2, PL5, DG1, DG2, DG3, BG5, BG6, IB1, GG1, Blender, Spectrum Noir™ Pencils-Purples-078, 080, 082, Blue-065, Greens-056, 047, 058, Grays-112, 117
Accessories: Odorless Mineral Spirits, Blending Stumps, White Pearls, Glossy Accents, Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L™ 3D Foam Squares, E-Z Runner Permanent Strips-Refillable Dispenser 49'
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