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Thank you for stopping by...

Thank you for visiting me today, I hope you see something here that you like. I love colouring digital images and am on the Elite Design Team for Rick St. Dennis.I am taking art classes with Kit and Clowder, and Make it Crafty. I hope maybe you will get some new ideas here or you can leave comments and links so I will be picking up new ideas from you. Anyway I will put on the kettle and have some cupcakes at the ready...

Thursday, 2 July 2015

Baking Day for the Crafting with an Attitude Challenge Blog

Background Feeling Spring
for Mischief Circus

 Sponsoring the challenge over at Crafting with an Attitude

I am not an artist nor have I ever attended an art class, I just wanted to play with perspective a bit. I'm not sure if it looks ok but I am quite happy with it. Anyway I had a beautiful image to work with given by our very generous sponsor.

I do hope you will join win the challenge over at Crafting with an Attitude.

Christmas Elf Part 2 Sprinkles anyone?

Background Christmas Bundle for Mischief Circus
A Christmas story from my imagination with help from Cheri's beautiful images. Suitable for children.
Printed onto neenah and coloured with promarkers.

Wednesday, 1 July 2015

Christmas Elf Part 1 The Beginning

Background Christmas Bundle for Mischief Circus

A Christmas story from my imagination with help from Cheri's beautiful images. Suitable for children, it's not a scary story this time.. my 6 year old grand-daughter Jasmine read this and got the giggles.
I am on the Design Team for Karleigh Sue and was given the opportunity to colour these elves. I saw the potential for loads of fun so I chose to colour them all and to tell their story. I hope you like it.
Printed onto neenah and coloured with promarkers and spectrum noir pencils then into Craft Artist 2 for the background.

Monday, 29 June 2015

Archie on Holiday

Background One Ghostly Night
for Mischief Circus

This series has been amazing to work with..such character in each of Rick's images and this collection of Blokes are fantastic!
Printed onto neenah and coloured with Promarkers and Spectrum noir pencils.

Sleepy Teddy for the Crafting from the Heart Challenge GD

by
Background Crazy Spring Beetles and Princess
for Mischief Circus

sponsoring the challenge over at Crafting from the Heart

 
I am a GD for Team B today and I fell in love with this sleepy little bear. Such a comfy hammock.. a cup of tea and a biscuit and maybe the apple later (He obviously hasn't seen what I can see) 
Printed onto neenah and coloured with spectrum noir pencils.

Friday, 26 June 2015

Floppy Ears

Background Mice
for Mischief Circus

sponsoring the Challenge over at

I am a GD over at the challenge at Artistic Impressions. I do hope you will enter and join in..
This image was certainly something totally different. Their images are quirky and a lot of fun.
Printed onto neenah and coloured with promarkers and spectrum noir pencils.

Thursday, 25 June 2015

Cheat!

by Rick St. Dennis
Background My Garden and Special Effects 2
for Mischief Circus

One more for the series, I am having so much fun with these quirky images and here we have Clive the 'Not Quite' so honest Clive. It did seem quite simple and without risk but the daffodil wasn't the only little piece of nature to benefit from a drop of the good stuff. The huge bees were a bit of a surprise but seemed still quite friendly. But. The snails have taken quite a liking to the boost of speed caused by the glowing granules and goodness know what will happen if the slugs learn about that super daff and find the snails tucking in. There may be troubles ahead.....

Printed onto neenah and coloured with promarkers and spectrum noir pencils.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges
http://pinkgemchallengeblog.blogspot.co.uk     Summertime 3rd July
http://disdigidesignschallenge.blogspot.co.uk    Summer Fun 3rd July
http://greatimpressionsstamps.blogspot.co.uk   Anything goes  30th June
http://memascrafts.blogspot.co.uk                   Masculine       1st July



BBQ What ever the weather

By Rick St. Dennis
Background
for Mischief Circus

When a BBQ has been promised and the family has brought their appetites what else could a bloke do but stay in the garden and see it through. The rain is beating steadily on the parasol and the Aunties are gazing out the french windows, the wife and her sister are in the kitchen getting through the plonk and dropping the salad on the floor. Uncle Pete is in the shed with the home brew and the dog's run off with the sausages. But. The first steak is ready.
Printed onto neenah, coloured with promarkers and spectrum noir pencils then imported into Craft Artist 2 for tidying up and the background.

Wednesday, 24 June 2015

Fairy and Friend

By Selina Fenech
Background Special Effects 2 and Under The Moon
for Mischief Circus
I love this image given free by the artist and would certainly buy more if it wasn't for the stupid tax laws which have made it difficult for the artist to sell her art here in the UK. Saddens me that for pence we are unable to support the artist. Great going EU.
Printed onto neenah and coloured with promarkers and spectrum noir pencils.

Dave

By Rick St. Dennis

The second of the series. Here we have Dave on his hols just about to dip his toe. He has completed a risk assessment. Has full safety gear, complete with breathing apparatus and goggles and is ready..

Printed onto neenah coloured with promarkers and spectrum noir pencils. Imported into Craft Artist 2 for a clean-up and seaside stuff from the Summer Seaside collection.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges
http://rubysrainbow.blogspot.co.uk      At The Seaside Ends 7th July
http://craftycreationschallenges.blogspot.co.uk  Red, White and/or Blue Ends 7th July
http://www.craftyourpassionchallenges.blogspot.co.uk/  Anything goes 28th June
http://carabbiemomentsofcraft.blogspot.co.uk/     Anything goes    6th July

My Stud Muffin

By Rick St. Dennis
by Zoe for make it crafty
This new set by Rick is gorgeous. There are so many slim ladies and gents out there that now is the time for the real stuff. Meat on the bones and a little bit of padding! I have been looking forward to colouring this couple since I first saw them and their friends will be here in the next few days. Oh, oh.. I feel a story coming on!
Printed onto neenah and coloured with promarkers (My oatmeal has finally run out!) then imported into Craft Artist 2 for the background and a bit of tidying up.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges
http://suzypantssmarty.blogspot.co.uk/            Something blue    27th June
http://cagichallenge.blogspot.ca/                     Cute Animals       27th June  x
http://ttcrd.blogspot.it/                                  Anything goes      29th June
http://cinspirations.blogspot.it                        Favourite image    30th June  x
http://stempelsonne.blogspot.se                      Anything goes      26th June x

Monday, 22 June 2015

Crafting from the Heart Blog Hop



Hi everyone we are having a blog hop over at crafting from the heart 
You should of arrived here from Susan - http://susanrenshaw0404.blogspot.co.uk/

Here are my Design Team member makes

 
By
Blog Hop

The next lady to visit is DT Kandis - http://kandy-s.blogspot.co.uk/
Here is the list of DT members that are taking part. In case you get lost on the way.

Fiona - http://twinklingstarrystars.blogspot.co.uk/
Susan - http://susanrenshaw0404.blogspot.co.uk/
Sue - http://applejackcardsbysue.blogspot.co.uk/     (You are here)
Kandis - http://kandy-s.blogspot.co.uk/
Carla - http://carla-writes.blogspot.com/
Eemeli - http://eemelike.blogspot.fi/
Helen - http://craftinghelen.blogspot.com/
Heather - https://imagesbyheatherm.wordpress.com/
Sandy - http://joy-sandyscreations.blogspot.com.au/
Isobel - http://isobelcreation.blogspot.co.uk/
Carol-http://crafty-stamper.blogspot.co.uk 


Happy hopping x

I would like to enter the following challenges

http://melonheadzfriends.blogspot.co.uk     Summer fun challenge   ends 5th July
http://digisketchchallenge.blogspot.co.uk/   In the Summer Time     ends 5th July 
http://open-mindedcraftingfun.blogspot.co.uk/       Vintage fun        ends 3rd July 
http://ilovepromarkers.blogspot.co.uk         Transport (You can travel a long way in a rubber ring)x
http://sisteractcardchallenge.blogspot.co.uk/      Anything goes ends 25th June  x
http://creativefingerschallengeblog.blogspot.co.uk/       Anything goes ends 25th June x
http://littlemissmuffetchallenges.blogspot.co.uk/           Anything goes

Sunday, 21 June 2015

Mermaid for Karleigh Sue



by Cheri
for Karleigh Sue
Background Little Princess
and Sirens of the deep 
for Mischief Circus
This little lady is right at home under the sea with home comforts and a cup of tea. An absolute delight to colour. I printed her onto neenah cardstock and coloured her with promarkers and spectrum noir pencils then imported her into Craft Artist 2 for the backgrounds.

Mermaid for Mitzi

by Mitzi
for Aurora Wings
Background Sirens of the Sea
for Mischief Circus
 
This was the most amazing prize and the thought behind it was so lovely. On one of the competition weekends Mitzi asked us all for the name of our favourite Aurora Wings image. The winner of the competition was then asked who they would like to 'pay it forward' to. Theresa won a prize and paid it forward to me!!!!!! How wonderful was that! Thank you Theresa, you really made my day.
This was the message I received from Mitzi
Congratulations!! You have been named as the recipient of the "Pay It Forward" portion of Theresa Burnham's prize in Contest #11. You wished for "Princess of the Sea" digi, and I'm here to deliver it to you.

Well.. you can imagine my astonishment. So very pleased to have this delightful image to work with.
Printed onto neenah cardstock and coloured with promarkers and spectrum noir pencils. Background constructed within Craft Artist 2.

Saturday, 20 June 2015

The Goddess of Sunlight on the Morning Mist

by Rick St. Dennis
Background Special Effects 2
and Blooming
for Mischief Circus

Well.. what can I say? This glorious image just speaks for itself. I am quite taken with Rick's oriental images, they are lovely to spend time on the colouring and design of the background to show this off as best I can. The image has been printed onto neenah and coloured with promarkers and spectrum noir pencils then imported into Craft Artist 2 for the background.

Twinkles

Twinkles
by make it crafty

This lovely little fairy was given to us by Zoe from Make it Crafty. I think it is known as Manga style and I am not used to colouring such an image. I am really pleased with how this has turned out. I wish I knew how I did her eyes.. I am quite chuffed - was it really me who coloured them?
I am not able to link the image back to make it crafty but I will as soon as I can. 

Friday, 19 June 2015

Entchantress for Simply Papercraft

Fantail Enchantress
Lacy Sunshine

Background Mice
for Mischief Circus
Isn't she a little sweetheart.. I had great fun with this lovely image and I am grateful to Lacy Sunshine for sponsoring our challenge at Simply Papercraft. 
Printed onto neenah and coloured with promarkers and spectrum noir pencils then into Craft Artist 2 for the background and the addition of the little mouse family.

Thursday, 18 June 2015

The Rick St. Dennis Surprise Challenge

by Rick St. Dennis
The day had finally arrived. The auditions for the Christmas 'do'. The dragonflies had flown around the riverbank wearing the most attractive antlers to advertise the event with their baubles catching on the bullrushes. The mice were busy hanging up the fairy-lights and carrying the Christmas present props until Billy tripped and the carefully wrapped gifts nearly fell into the water. Gloria the robin was given a lift by Peter mouse to save her wings for the finale and really it wasn't such a good idea for the Goldfish family to wear elf hats until the 'Big Day'.. the hats just became soggy and no use to anyfish.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges
Little Miss Muffet Challenges    anything goes number 114

Wednesday, 17 June 2015

Geisha

By Rick St. Dennis
Background Just Japanese
for Mischief Circus
Isn't this lady fabulous. Such poise and grace. This image is quite intricate so not one to hurry. Just time spent gently colouring almost zentangle in design. I really enjoyed this image and gave her a Japanese style background.

Tuesday, 16 June 2015

Biker Bombshell

Biker Bombshell
Karleigh Sue
Background Mischief Circus
She might get a chill!
Very clear image perfect for colouring. This lady is part of this month's showcase over at Karleigh Sue 
I printed her onto neenah cardstock and coloured her with promarkers and spectrum noir pencils then imported her into Craft Artist 2 where I removed the white background and added items from Rascals collection. 
There is a sexy challenge here if you would like to join in