Friday, September 14, 2012

Harvest Moon at Delicious Doodles

Happy Friday! This is my first official post as part of the Delicious Doodles Design Team. I am so thrilled and very honored to be a part of this talented team. I have admired Teri's imagination for a while now. I think that I have just about everyone of her digital images, too.

We are starting Delicious Doodles Challenge #2 today. Our theme is Harvest Moon. You don't have to use Delicious Doodles images for your creations, but if you do, you can enter yourself twice in the Blue Froggy!! For your first entry put your post link, 2nd entry use your blog link and pop ‘2nd entry’ after your name. And if you do use a Delicious Doodles image - you will get your chance to be ‘Spotlighted’ on our Delicious Doodles Challenge Blog.
For my project I decided to color “Thorne” with Copic markers, my favorite medium, which most of you already know. Isn’t Thorne a beautiful image? Believe me, her hair was so much fun to color! I fussy cut Thorn and popped her up on a white deckled edged panel. Then layered that on a black deckled edged panel.

Now, what to do about a Harvest Moon? Watercolor paper was my choice of stock for the moon. I cut out the circle and added Distress Stains for my “harvest” colors. I also sprayed a little water before those stains dried. I wanted to try and get that watercolor feel to the moon. I love that feathered look that I ended up with.
Supplies used for Harvest Moon are:
  • Copic colors: skin-E000, E11, R20; flowers-YR12, YR14, E09; hair-E31, E34, E35, E39; dress and eyes-YG91, YG93, YG97; background W1, W3, W5, YR12, YG93.
  • Cardstock: Stampin’ Up! in Basic Black, Cajun Craze, Sahara Sand.
  • Designer paper: Glowing collection from Authentique.
  • Distress Stains: Spiced Marmalade, Scattered Straw.
  • Dies: Spellbinder’s Dies in Classic Circles, Deckled Rectangles, Floral Doily Accent.
Challenges that I would like to enter Harvest Moon are:
Through the Craft Room Door - Anything Goes
Color Throw Down - Fall colors
Try it on Tuesdays - Anything Goes
I hope you join us this week for Delicious Doodles second challenge. We would love to see your interpretation of Harvest Moon, be it the season, the colors, or an actual moon. After you have entered in our challenge, come join us on Facebook at Delicious Doodles. We would love to see you little piece of art there too.

Before I close I wanted to let you know that Teri, owner/artist of Delicious Doodles, is running a special on her NEW Halloweenies. Head over to her shop and check them out.

Thanks so much for stopping by. You all have a great and creative weekend! Contact me if you have any questions.


Teri said...

Awesome colours hun - I love that effect on the moon too! xx

Ally White Cat said...

I am your secret really are the best I have ever seen at card making. Every piece you make is breathtaking.
susan s.

Kristina said...

Wowzers Aletha! I just love this, stunning of course! Great job!

Renee said...

Wow Aletha, this is stunning! Beautifully colored & gorgeous layout!
Hugs, Renee

jengd said...

Absolutely beautiful as always! I'm constantly wowed by your coloring and backgrounds!

Rhonda Miller said...

Wow Aletha, this is gorgeous.

Pascale Mitchell said...

This is so gorgeous and fits the theme for the challenge perfectly. I am so happy you are now on the team you are such and inspiration. Thanks for your lovely comment on my card xxx Hugs Pascale

Kim said...

I saw your card on SCS, it is beautiful!! A very attractive card, with awesome coloring!!

Joan Ervin said...

Ooooh, how gorgeous!!!! Your coloring is sooo fabulous and I love how you added the Harvest Moon!!! Thanks for joining us for the Color Throwdown Challenge!!!

Deonna Bemish said...

Fantastic Coloring! I love that image! Wonderful inspiring card.
thank you so much for linking up with Through the Craftroom Door!

Broni said...

I love your bold & beautiful design and your coloring is great! I'm so glad you could play along with us at the Color Throwdown this week!

Mrs.B said...

This is a lovely card, and a fabulous image.
Thanks for sharing with us at TioT

Hazel (Didos) said...

WOW just popped by to say Hi, Im on Ricks DT too. I love your cards they are stunning, Love Hxx

Hazel (Didos) said...

WOW just popped by to say Hi, Im on Ricks DT too. I love your cards they are stunning, Love Hxx

Ildiko Cseh said...

WOW that card is Delicious, just love the way your moon turned out I must try it, you got some really stunning cards on your blog.

Ps glad to have you as a Delicious girl lol

Bee and Dee said...

A lovely card, Love the colours. Thank you for joining us on the TIOT challenge. Hugs Bee

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