Saturday, June 25, 2011

Orchid and Hummingbird

The hummingbird was colored first with Copic markers: R46, G05, G99, C35, 100 for the beak. Then Sticky Powder was applied to each piece using VersaMark pad or pen for ink and colored with Pearl Ex and I really like the way it came out. The pieces are assemble together with Aleene’s tacky glue and single sided tape and popped up with foam tape.

This is after I colored with Copics.

The orchid is colored with Prismacolor pencils: cream, jasmine, goldenrod, lilac and once assembled (using the glue) it was also popped up with foam tape.

The flower center is a piece of wire dipped in Aleene’s tacky glue and rolled in Lemon - Flower Soft.

The Sizzix Little Leaves die was shaded with the Prisma pencil kelp green then I flipped it over and embossed it with a metal ball stylus and glue them in place and worked in the Martha Stewart branch punch and just played with it until I liked it.
I used the Scor-Pal to emboss the grid. Tip: rubbing the cardstock with wax paper will help the stylus glide and seems to give me more control in any type of embossing by hand.

The pearls are self sticking.

This photo really gives you a nice view of the dimension of the card.  Obviously won't fit into an envelope but it sure will make a nice gift topper!
Eureka has a nice variety of 3D pattern images that are fun to put together.

Images: Eureka, 32001 Orchid Pattern, 31901 Hummingbird Pattern

Paper: unknown - white textured, The Paper Company - lilac, Stampin Up - white, greens, Marcos - white