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Friday, July 16, 2010

Girl with the Swans




It's finally Friday!  Looking forward to the weekend!!

Today's card is for the Midnight Madness Sketch Challenge (MMSC62). This beautiful stamp is an old one from Stamps Happen. 

They sold out a few years ago, and I'm not sure this stamp is still available. 

I colored the image with Copic Markers.  The papers are Cosmo Cricket.  The flowers are from a silk bush that I pulled the leaves and flowers from.  I used dark brown and tan twine for the bow.  I bought the little colored tiles at a convention here in Buffalo last year. I loved working with this sketch.

Hope you have a great Friday.  Thanks for stopping by for a look.  Until later..............


Sue Drees

17 comments:

Larisa said...

wow! It is really nice! The girl with swans is one of my favourite themes... I do collect the figurines/small statues with them ))))
Good job!

Carol said...

Holy Guacamole!!!! This is just spectacular. What a gorgeous image so beautifully executed on this card. I love you fabulous embellishments and beautiful paper. My breath was taken away twice visiting your blog. Seeing the Blue Angels above Niagara Falls did the first time, and your card did it the second time. I am now ready to go use my nebulizer!!! lol Great job with the sketch this week. Thanks so much for playing along with us at the Midnight Madness Sketch Challenge.

Bear Hugs,
Carol :O}
Midnight Madness Design Team

KarinsArtScrap said...

hi sue


this is wow, what a lovely scene you have made
it's just wunderful, you have did a great job

greetings karin

Riet said...

So beautiful card Sue,i love the image and the colours.
So gorgeous papers and the flowers.

Hugs Riet.xx

Annika said...

Oh my. Your colouring - I just don't have words! It's an artwork, not a coloured image!
Beautiful card, such a gorgeous design!
Hugs
Annika

pam124 said...

Sue, this is one of the most stunning images I've seen. And, you have colored it beautifully. Ooooh, I would have struggled with that one, but you made it look easy. All your colors and details are spot on!! You do gorgeous work!

Thanks SO MUCH for joining the Midnight Madness Sketch Challenge this week and please tune in again next week!

Hugs
pam
MMSC-GD

Kristie Maynard said...

This is absolutely gorgeous Sue. What beautiful work you always do!!!

Renkata said...

wow that is really beautiful and precious card.

Lovely Linda said...
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Lovely Linda said...

Oh Sue - your cards are full of both your art and your heart! This is totally DIVINE! I love that image - it is so adorable! Love the colours you have used and those flowers....stunning! You have such a great eye for detail Sue - it is always a treat to come visit with you! Love it!! Thanks for joining us at the Midnight Madness Sketch Challenge this week - we love to see you play along! {{{hugs}}}
Linda MMSC Design Team

Debbie Pamment said...

WOW Sue - this is just stunning!!!! LOVE that stamp - soo perfect in your gorgeous layout!
xXx

bernietom47 said...

Such a beautiful card. I love the image, it takes me back in time and brings up warm memories. Love the colors, the gorgeous papers and the flowers. Love that you pulled those beautiful flowers off a silk bush.
Hugs
Bernie

theneon said...

Sue, this is just beautiful -- it looks so "Old time" -- nice work!

Christina C. said...

Wow, Sue, this is absolutely stunning work. So very creative!!
It is a work of art....very impressive!

Priscilla said...

Ok...Sue, this is a jaw dropper..I am loving your flowers and of course your image is amazing. I am with Carol...'HOLY GUACAMOLE" Such a wonderful entry and great take on the sketch too. Thank you so much for playing the Midnight Madness sketch challenges.

Priscilla
MMSC Hostess

Holly said...

Sue AGAIN another show stopper! I love love love the papers and the flowers. Beautiful job with the coloring too. Thanks for playing again with us here @ MMSC.

Holly Miller
MMSC-GD

stephanne said...

This is fabulous, Sue. I am glad to see that silk plant put to such use, love the twine, the colours are gorgeous and your magical Copics colouration, just spectacular!!