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Copic Colored Peony Card

Before I get to my card this week, I'm happy to announce my owl card was Cupcake Inspirations Sweet Pick! Great news. It's been a few months since I've had a recognized card, and this card felt like something wholly unique, so... yay!

Over on the Tic Tac Toe Challenge blog, designers got an array of fantastic choices for designing cards. Let's take a look at this surprising board:

I didn't actually know where to begin. In truth, I don't have a ton of Alphabet Stamps; and I've never assembled a card with Staples before--so those two would be tough. From there it was just a matter of whether I was going to go with a Chevron pattern or a Peony card. Judging from the title of this post, I think you can figure out where I went. The order of the day was Sequins, Peony and Orange.

It took me a while, but I did find a peony stamp. 

Now I've been working on my Copic Coloring for the last week, so I was excited to get to work on these cards. I'm going to once again sing Mary Doodles praises, as she really taught me a lot about Copic Coloring for beginners.

Here's my first card I worked on:
I'm really trying to give depth to my coloring. I used the same orange a couple times in the coloring to give the flower depth, and I attempted the same with the jar and the water. I then used four sequins down to give the card a bit of an elegant look.

For my second card, I just played with a little outlining.
Sometimes less is more.

As for my third card, this is where I got a little more experimental. I actually played with blending two colors that don't necessarily go together. What I've learned about Copic Markers is that they're much more forgiving than I given them credit for. I loved how surprising this card looks, and so this card has become the card I entered into the challenge.
I'm really proud of the work I'm doing with Copic markers. I'm learning a lot and having tons of fun experimenting with the medium.

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  1. I'm glad you chose the row that you did because you came up with so many great versions! Your copic-coloring in this card is on point!!!!! I also like the way you placed all of your elements on the neat and clean. Thanks for playing with us this week at Tic Tac Toe Challenge!

  2. All three cards are lovely and congrats on progressing with your Copic coloring! Thanks for sharing your lovely card with the Tic Tac Toe Challenge this week!

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