Tuesday, January 12, 2010

Lady Rose Dragon...

So the other day...I went hunting for a tutorial on how to color hair and stumbled upon this blog...My Cardz, My Passion with a step by step tutorial on what she does to color hair...so I wanted to give it a try. I also found this beautiful image there called: Lady Rose Dragon by *Princess Elemmiriel* and she's a free image to download. So I did that too. Here is what she looked like once I finished coloring her. I didn't realize how much coloring/ink it takes to make images come to life! I totally fell in love with this one. I added some pearl bling to her dress...so pretty in pink.
so with that...I thought I would use her for my next OCS. I am so happy that I am paired up with 1LuvnMama...she does such beautiful creations and she really inspires me to do better creations and that I need to learn how to color...lol! I hope she receives it in the mail before she sees my post! any whoo...I decided to do another double shaker. sorry if you are tired of seeing these...but I really loved making this one and I think that this is the best one I have made by far. I loved the B&W and I used this perfect pearls powder with a mist sprayer (from my BFF) for the flowers and butterfly. it really gives a shimmery look. here's what I finally came up with...
I hope my OCS partner will love it as much as I do. I am so proud of what I made. I used lots of pink bling, stickles, prima flowers, my SU corner and border punch, MS butterfly punch and lots of microbeads, beads & dew drops for my shaker. Thank you for stopping by and leaving me comments...it really does lift my spirits! Have a beautiful Tuesday and enjoy!



Gorgeous!!! she will LOVE this card!!! great colors, beautiful design... overall just lovely! looks like a frame too! FANTASTIC girl!! LOVE it! =D hugs, Kris


Love your coloring it does make the image come alive..wow so awesome...love how you put glimmer on the flowers beautiful...what girl does not like glimmer.....she will love your card....hugs Liann


WOW Joy!!! AWESOME coloring and I absolutely LOVE your card!! You did a fantabulous job...she will love it!!



WOW Joy!!! AWESOME coloring and I absolutely LOVE your card!! You did a fantabulous job...she will love it!!



Wow Joy! I see what you mean! This is one gorgeous DSC! Mama will absolutely love it! I never get tired of any of your creations, so keep em coming! BTW, da twins decided "no more 3 Star for us"! Heehee! TTYL! xoxo, Linda


Wow I just love your card! Love the image and the colors you used for it. I too never get tired of your creations. You are just so creative. I'm so sure that your OCS will love it.


Beautiful card Joy! Have a great day :)


Wowee! Love this image and your coloring too! Gotta check out those links when I have some time!


Good morning! :) Ok, ok Joy, I'm not looking . . . shucks, I just can't help myself!!! OMGoodness!!! It's killer beautiful!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Not enough exclamation marks . . . Oh goodie me, I can't wait to have Dragon Lady in my hands to admire and S~H~A~K~E em! Awesome Joy, how can I top that! Have a great day! :)


GOOD LORD WOMAN ... THIS IS SOOOO BEAUTIFUL ... MAKE ONE FOR ME TOO!!! Your description to me and Linda yesterday is no way close to how gorgeous your DSC came out ... your OSC partner is LUCKY to receive your artwork.

Oh man, now you have inspired me to CREATE ... haven't posted since November ... lost my mojo!


PS: I'm still itchy ... LMAO!!!

Shirley N

Joy! This is jaw-dropping awesome!!! Your coloring is just gorgeous and your whole layout is outstanding! Mama is so lucky to be getting this masterpiece! Awesome job Joy!


very nice coloring! It's looks so real! Awesome job!


Very pretty Joy! I gotta check out that site too. Your coloring is terrific! Your friend will love it.


Beautiful card Joy lovely detail and the papers and colours are gorgeous.
Hugs Linda

Islander Girl

You did an AWESOME job on the coloring!!!! Love the shaker box, you're the Queen of shaker box/cards (^o^)



Fabulous image and coloring! The detail is awesome!


Absolutely Beautiful!!! Wow, the sweet image, you did great with the Copic coloring. Loving the color combo.

joni h

wow! wow! wow! ow!ow! my jaw hit the floor! this is absolutely out of this world gorgeous!
LOVE the colors! 1luvnmama is definitely going to LUV it!
now you're going to have to buy tons of ink refills!


So beautiful! :)


Joy, you should be very pleased with this creation. Your coloring is unbelievably artistic. Thank you for inspiring me to practice coloring....maybe I should have done more in grade school. LOL

Lacey Stephens

This is GORGEOUS!! You did a fantastic job with your coloring!!


Wow Joy!! Very very beautiful. I love those colors you chose. I am sure Mama will LOVE it! =) Hugs, Enjoli


Wow, your card is absolutely gorgeous!! I luv the color combo & your coloring is awesome! It's safe to say, 1luvnmama luvs it too! LOL!


Joy you did an amazing job bringing your image to life, your coloring is awesome and your card is beautiful!


OMG this is Gorgeous Joy & once again you did a fab job on the coloring! She looks so real, its amazing! I went over & got the image to try at a later date, thanks for the link.


Awesome card Joy! Mary is very creative and so sweet, check out the Copic Creations DT that I am on to see what the other ladies have to offer. Mary is on the team too!!
Hope this helps! You did a fabulous job with this image!
Jodi =)


Wow, this is downright GORJUSS! You have become such a pro at coloring in your images. Fantastic, Joy!


Wow, the sweet image, you did great with the Copic coloring. Loving the color combo.

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