Friday 6 November 2015

Wk45 - 'Xmas Sparkles' Craft Colouring challenge at Graph'it sponsored by Digital Delights/Cult Pens

Welcome back to a brand new 2 week challenge!

This week our challenge for you is

Christmas Sparkle

You can interpret this challenge as you like - we have some colour palettes below for inspiration but basically any Christmas make with a little sparkle can be entered!
You can enter ANY kind of make you like, whatever colours you like and your project can be anything you want, it's up to you. 
Closing date: Fri 20th November, the winners will be announced 27th November
You can use any colouring medium you like to enter, you don't have to use our products!

Our Digi Sponsor this week is the fabulous Digital Delights!...
Digital Delights by Louby Loo is your one stop shop for all your digital stamps, paper piecing and digital products which are instantly downloadable. We also have a wide range of digital papers and cut files for all your crafting projects. Our low prices reflect our belief that crafting should not only be fun but affordable too!! Why wait for snail mail? Start creating with our instant downloads today. 
Let me know if you need anything else ....Hugs, Wendy (aka Louby Loo)

We have some great prizes for you this week...
PRIZE 1: a $5 gift voucher from Digital Delights, our sponsor this week
TO WIN: - random winner chosen by
PRIZE 2:  A set of Graph'It markers 
Kindly donated and sponsored by the amazing store 
Cult Pens have a fantastic Graph'It Promotion on at the moment, 3 for 2  HERE so head over there and grab some bargains - you can get a FREE tutorial DVD!!

So let's see what the team have made for you this week...
The team were challenged to add sparkle and also use one of these great colour palettes!...

Scatty Jan The other day my Granddaughter got her first kitty - she has always been cat mad , when I was chatting to her  I asked her what she wanted for christmas - her reply * Anything Grandma your presents are always lovely but my cat would like , toys, some nice biscuits the list went on* - as soon as i got my lovely image from Digital Delights I knew I had to do it in the colours of her cat and made a gift tag for her Christmas treats! My lovely image is Chimney Cat how cute !!  I actually used a fine liner in my darkest Grey , I don't use them very often but am getting used to them. Fot the white background I used a dotty embossing folder and then coloured in the dots using my Silver Shake'it It love the effect soooooo sparkly in real life....

The Colours i used are
Cool Greys 9201 - 9204
Greens 8160 8180 8190
Reds 3180 5245 5210 5220
White Shake'It marker
Gold/ Silver Shake'It markers

Cara  For my image this week I decided to go with the darker colour palette as gingerbread biscuits at Christmas make me think of warm cosy nights drinking hot chocolate! The image is called Candy Wreath Natasha.  I added gold shake marker to the image and all of the edges of my papers and even the flowers, you've got to have sparkle at Christmas and the shake markers are perfect!
Colour's used:
Brown: 3250,3245,3210
Red: 5260, 5250, 5220
Green: 8290, 8280, 8260
White and shadows: Neutral greys

Nikky...I started using the left hand colour palette but in the end I think I covered both, purely by accident LOL. I wish I could plan my colouring better but I just go with the flow and I dont always end up with where I meant to finish off.
My aim with this was to  do a glitter effect without actually using a glitter product so I hope I achieved it, I just literally used red and green markers to create dots then applied my white Graphit Shake to highlight more dots and sparkles. I have to confess that the dark background was actually added with Pan Pastels as it was an afterthought just to give me a bit of a glow...

Colours used: Mouse - 4120, 4145 & 4125 for cheeks and skin and nose, 7101, 7109 for shade
Red 5240, Green 8180, Hat = 8150, 8160, 8180
7101, 7109, 9504
2180 Mimosa for the middle of the sparkles
Graph'it shake white marker

Kevin I enjoyed colouring this sweet fun image and tried to make it look as if he was sitting in a wooden bucket of sweets...
Graph'It markers used
Mouse 1270.1280.4115,4147.4180
Hat 8280.8290
Sweets 5240.5280 silver shaker pen
Wooden Bowl 1280.3110.3125 Silver shaker pen.

Great makes from the team!
We'll be back next week with last time's winners and we look forward to seeing all your sparkly creations! 
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