Back to School 4

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Can you believe it is September already?  Yikes!  10 days till my 60th birthday..double yikes!

As some of you know, I love to color with my copic markers.  I took the beginning and intermediate copic coloring classes and I had been coloring based on the things I learned in those classes over 5 years ago.  I started to notice that a lot of my friends had taken a giant leap in their coloring expertize.  I also noticed that many of them were taking classes from a on-line coloring class called Kit and Clowder.  So I signed up for the monthly class.  

Here is my first try at the class.  One of the things that I like is that they teach "dark to light" coloring whilst I learned it "light to dark"  I would always look at my darker copics and sigh because I never could figure out how to use them, but I used them a lot in this class.  The other thing that I really like is that I can watch her color on video and I can also print out the instructions in case I get lost.

Here is a close-up of my little fairy girl.  Notice that her wings are notice how her feet and the book in the grass have pressed down the grass around them..never did that before.  I had to draw clouds in the background and discovered I can't draw also went a little crazy with the white pen  I learned how to draw in a bridge of the nose and to color the eyeglasses.  I am going to sign up to take the hair and skin class.  Anyone want to take it with me?  If you do, please click HERE I get $10.00 for every person I refer.

Here is the inside of the card.  I am sending this card to my favorite great-niece.  

Recipe for this card:

Digital Stamp -  The Paper Shelter - Bookworm Fairy
Copic Markers
Sentiments - The Happy 1st day of school - I purchased this from My Creative Time years ago. 
The "sixth" grade is from Making Memories - 11 mixed numbers.  (I use this stamp a lot)
Chalking - Quick Quotes Powder Puff - Purple Passion
Paper - Bazzill 
Corners from stash

I am entering this card into the following challenges:

Cute Card Thursday - #493 Too Cute
Moving Along With The Times -#53 Add A Number - 2 weeks
Addicted to Stamps - # 257 Make Your Mark - 1 week
Crafting by Design - September Challenge -  ATG 1 month
Crafty Creations - #349 ATG - 2 weeks
Creative Moments - #125 ATG  1 week
little red wagon -#409 Go Hybrid (combine digital and rubber/clear stamp) - 1 week
The Paper Shelter - #307 Back to School
The Sisterhood of Crafters - ATG - 2 weeks
Simon Says - ATG - 1 week
The Crafty Addicts - #39 ATG - 1 Week
Colour Crazy Craft - #35 ATG - 1 week
Crafting With Friends -#49 ATG - 2 week
Quick Quotes - ATG- 1 Month
DLART - September Linky Challenge - 1 month

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  1. Wow!! Amazing colouring!! Love expecially the light and shadows on her legs, fabulous! And such wonderful wings and sky! Love your card!

  2. Stunning, Chriss!! Your coloring is so beautiful!! I signed up for K&C, too, but I've never had the time to color. I signed up like two years ago. Sad!! Have a great weekend!! Big hugs :)

    A Mermaid's Crafts

  3. Your card is beautiful and coloring is lovely! Thank you for joining the fun at The Paper Shelter. Good luck and please join us in our next challenge! Hope you are feeling better!

  4. Chriss this is gorgeous. Your coloring is incredible.

  5. OH WOW ... what a sweet scene you've created! And, your coloring is AMAZING! Thanks so much for joining us at The Sisterhood’s ‘Anything Goes’ challenge and please come back again soon!
    one of the 'Sistahs'
    The Sisterhood of Crafters
    DAR’S CRAFTY CREATIONS Please come for a visit!

  6. Fab card! I especially love her transparent wings - so lovely! Thanks for joining us at Little Red Wagon.

  7. Gorgeous card, thanks for joining us at MAWTT, xxxx

  8. Great job on your image, you colored it so perfectly.

  9. Hi this is a gorgeous card the image is so pretty. Thank you for joining us at Moving Along with the Times Challenge Blog The theme Add a Number. Hugs Jackie DT

  10. Fantastic coloring. I have this one printed but not started yet! I will need a couple of days for this one plus I still need to do last months since we were on vacation. Good luck with the classes you will love them.

  11. Wow, this is fabulous, lots of colouring there, great job!
    Many thanks for joining us at Cute Card Thursday this week!

  12. This is just amazing!! The coloring is gorgeous and so much more than what I can do. One can only dream, I guess

  13. Gorgeous card Chriss :-) the image is very cute and I love your colouring, the background is fabulous and I love how you shaded everything, absolutely stunning!! LOVE it :-)

    thanks for joining us on the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge
    Lols x x x

  14. Gorgeous card and image Chriss-fabulous colouring and background---Thank you for joining us at Crafting With Friends
    Carol DT x

  15. Your card is beautiful and your colouring is great. Hazel x

  16. You did a wonderful job there, love how she turned out!


  17. Here I am again to say thank you for joining us at MAWTT. Love your card. Hazel x

  18. Thanks for following my blog, I am now a follower of yours as well. Lovely take on the class.
    Kit and Clowder member too.

  19. Hi Chriss. Thanks for your visit! Loved reading this post, and Wow!!! What a great job! Looking forward to seeing what else you create to inspire me! This is just beautiful! Follower #701

  20. Beautiful card.. wonderful job coloring Chriss!

    Theresa’s Crafty Creations

  21. Super cute and beautifully colored!! Thank you for joining our challenge at The Sisterhood!
    Diane TSH DT {Nellies Nest}

  22. Beautiful card - love all the details! Thanks for playing along with us over at Quick Quotes this month!

  23. Adorable image and card. Thank you for sharing with us at The Sisterhood of Crafters.

  24. WOW! Chriss, She is beautiful!! You did such a wonderful job on the coloring.Gorgeous!!
    Have a wonderful day,
    Crafting with Creative M

  25. Just stunning! Thanks for joining us at Crafty Creations. Anna-Karin DT

  26. Beautifully created!!! Thanks for joining us at Quick Quotes.


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