Saturday, September 6, 2014

Cutting and coloring of a Poppies digital stamp!

What happens when you take a crafty secrets  digital poppies stamp and print and cut it with the Silhouette Cameo and color it in with Spectrum noir markers? You get a rich beautiful image perfectly trimmed with NO hand cutting! {yay!} 

I'm still really new at shading with spectrum noir markers, so I still make mistakes...and go out of the lines! :) I have copics, prisma pencils, and other coloring markers, all of them color beautifully in their own way, Spectrum noir markers are awesome for ease of saturation and build-able blending, I did add a few shaded areas with my prisma pencils because I don't own all of the markers yet.I added a pinch of flocking in the center, than a layer of glitter for sparkle and extra dimension!
*** my little tip, if you color your image after you cut it, use a tiny bit of adhesive to anchor it down to a flat surface so it doesn't slip and slide all over while you are ..ahem trying to color INSIDE the lines. :)

Now lets talk about how fantastically happy I am that I finally played around with my Silhouette and tried my hand at creating a cut file for digital stamps!!! I watched a few videos to get a feel for what I needed to do, this one by Connie Collins was really helpful. I used the same technique for the most part and it did take some time, a few errors, and bumbling around to finally get it right, but it cut perfectly the very first try!

 A whole new world was opened up to me when I realized how many cool ways I can use this technique with my favorite craft room tool! {I know its not new but it is new to me!}

So one more thing before I sign out if you want to pick up some Crafty secrets delicious deals check out the big blow out sale going on now!

happy shopping~ Shantaie


Lisarenae said...

Of course the first thing I thought when I saw the poppy was, "Sleep. Sleep. Sleep," from Wizard of Oz!

Tenia Nelson said...

So so pretty!!!

Kathy/NorthCarolina said...

What a marvelous work of art! I love the colors and the coloring...the fabby details...and I am just so impressed that you created your own cutting file. Wow!

Crafty Secrets Heartwarming Vintage Co. said...

Hi Shantaie, the way you colored your poppy card so looks vibrant and pretty and I love how you cut it out. It's stunning!

Thanks for sharing