What a fun challenge it is to make a monochromatic project. I just love these Chubby Mermaid images, from The Sailing Pineapple. This is 'Queen of Hearts' :
I used all of my grey copics to color her. It was in fact a grey-copics party (lol) and they all had fun, my warm, cold, tonal and neutral greys :) She was fussy cut after coloring. See how beautiful she is :
My background was made using torn pieces of grey paper, stuck down with gel medium. I roughly covered the whole 6 x 4.25 postcard in gel medium. I then colored molding paste with paynes grey acrylic paint, and applied it through a heart stencil. When it was dry I went over everything with a grey wash. Then outlined the hearts and edge with my inktense charcoal grey.
I adhered Queen of Hearts with dimensionals, added my sentiment and it was done :) I was really happy with how it worked out. It is quite the challenge to work in one color/tone of color. It really makes you think.
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Love it...the image, the colour and the comment. PERFECT!!ReplyDelete
Great colouring Nikki and I really do love this one. The sentiment is perfect too !ReplyDelete
Stunning colouring in greys Nikki - love all the detail!ReplyDelete
I love the blending of greys and of course, the sentiment!ReplyDelete