Thursday, April 28, 2016
Coloring Red Hair on a Unity Girl
Sharing a card I made for the Unity Stamp facebook group. The challenge was to use any Unity Girl image. I chose this one from the current Kit of the Month kit.
I decided to practice red hair again. Overall I'm happy with it. I still can't get the braids shadowed right. It's such a small area to color, and I must be a bit heavy handed with the marker.!! When I posted this to the facebook group, I got positive comments on how they loved the hair, and that makes me happy!! I used Spectrum marker colors CR10, CR11 and DR5.
Her shirt is actually paper pieced with a piece of soft sky card stock that I shaded a bit with ink. I did originally color it in blues, but it didn't look good at all, so I covered it up! I have a six pack of Spectrum markers in blues, but there is such a contrast between the medium and dark, that I just can't get them to blend right.
The little flowers around her I colored with a purple glaze pen, and the sentiment is from the same kit and die cut with an Elizabeth Crafts label. The card base is black with an overlay of printed vellum from SU! and I had to add some twine also!!
Thanks so much for visiting! I have another red head image I'll be sharing once I get it put on a card or something! :)