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I am a Primary school teacher teaching Year Five and Six (5th & 6th Grades). I have a wonderful husband and 2 gorgeous children in their teens. I love card making and have a bit of a crafting/stamping obsession! Just ask my DH!


Thursday, 11 August 2011

Spica Challenge at Mad For Markers (DT Post)

The current challenge over at the Mad for Markers Challenge Blog is to use SPICA PENS on your creation. The prize from Mad for Markers will be 3 Spica Pens of your choice. I have actually used quite a few Spica pens in this creation (see the list below) and I hope you can see the shimmer on the photographs. Click on the photos to make them larger.

 Hopefully you can see the shimmer on her hair and the purple stripes I have added to the patterned paper with a Lavender Spica pen.
Copics used:
Skin: E50, E51, E11, R20
Hair: RV00, RV02, RV04, Pink Spica, Blossom Spica, Clear Spica
Tail / Bikini: B60, B63, B66, Lilac Spica, Lavender Spica
Eyeshadow: Lavender Spica

Card Recipe:
Cardstock: Canson card, X-Press It Blending Card
Paper: Basic Grey Kioshi (+ Lavender spica stripes)
Stamps: TGF Mermaid Anya, Hero Arts Oceans of Joy (sentiment)
Inks: Memento Tuxedo Black, Versafine Black Onyx
Embellishments/Other: Copics, nestabilities, Spica pens (Lavender, Lilac, Blossom, Clear, Pink), Kaisercraft snow pearls, ribbon from stash, Bella Journalling spot (coloured with B63)

Don't forget to check out the wonderful creations from the talented M4M Design Team (links in the sidebar!) and remember you MUST use COPIC markers (and SPICA PENS) on your creation to enter our challenge!
You can stop by the Mad for Markers Online Store for all of your Copic markers and X-Press It Blending Card supplies!
Sammi also has a huge range of Spica Pens at a fabulous price!
Mad For Markers [home link]

ETA: This card was featured on The Greeting Farm's Top Crop Tuesday.
Wow! Two weeks in a row... I must be doing something right!
Have a great night!
~ Susan xxox 


Jenny said...

Love this card Susan. The colours are perfect - perfect for a mermaid too. I love that pink hair - must try that myself. hugs jenny b x

Jinny Holt said...

Beautiful card Susan and many many thanks for my craft it forward-received it today-that was a nice surprise-I had forgotten all about! The bookmark will be used lots
Kind regards
Jinny http://www.facebook.com/pages/Creative-Soul-Creations/123237941087360?sk=app_106171216118819

Jay Gee said...

That pink hair is so fun and perfect for this sweet image. Lovely card :)

Sue Kohler said...

Beauuuuuuuuuutiful!!! loving the hair and all the spica!! spica is usually so hard to photograph but you have done it perfectly! :)