Monday, November 7, 2016

Inspire Me Monday - Enhance It with Black!


Hey all! Jessie here today to share a simple way to enhance your copic colouring, I personally love mixing my coloured pencils and copics together, but for a quick easy way to enhance those copics and make those shadows nice and dark is with nothing more then a black coloured pencil (for this project I used a Faber-Castell Polychromos black, but any black coloured pencil will work!)

I started off by printing the Acorn Ornaments Digital Stamp on Copic X-press it blending card. I coloured it up with my copic markers. 


Copics used:
E79, E77, E74, E71, E70
BG09, BG07, BG05, BG02, BG01, BG000
RV29, RV25, RV23, RV21, RV10


Now I am going to come in with my black coloured pencil and slowly add in the darkest shadowns to make it really pop and read as 3D. I have a series of pictures showing you as it gets added in.





I then took these little acorns and fussy cut them out and they are ready to be put on a sweet Christmas card.


I have always loved how much dimension adding that little bit of black can give an image. 

Thanks for stopping by,
Hugz,
Jessie

8 comments:

  1. You've sure made these darling ornaments pop even more, Jessie, and thanks for the tip about using the black pencil. Your coloring is so amazing! Hugs!

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  2. Wow!! Your coloring really pops!! Very beautiful!
    -Berina
    Moxie Craftie

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  3. GREAT reminder! I too often forget to do that! Those acorns are so sweet!

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  4. Brilliant! I love these acorn ornaments and your technique of coloring them.

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  5. Your acorn ornaments are gorgeous! I love how you made them all POP, great technique! Thanks so much for sharing!

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  6. Love this.....I had not thought about using colored pencils with Copics. I'm going to do this from now on, makes such a difference. Very nice!

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  7. WOWsers this coloring is gorgeous!!!

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