Monday, July 4, 2011

Wee Henry Goes Snorkeling

I hope your Independence Day was warm enough to hit the beach or a pool, like my friend "Wee Henry" (from Hambo Stamps) did today.

I used a large copy of the Wee Henry digi-image to make this card today.  It's one of the things I like so much about digi-images versus stamps -- that is, that they can be sized to suit your mood.  And they're quick to purchase (online, via PayPal, it took less than 5 minutes) and inexpensive (less than $3 for this image, for unlimited number of uses). 

I colored Wee Henry using Copic markers. They're my favorite! If you haven't gotten any yet, be sure to find your favorite retailer (online or retail) and make your buys before Copic International's mandatory price increase coming soon. Copics are refillable, and the nibs are replaceable, and great for blending, highlighting and shadowing.

The shaded blue papers on the left of the card (at the fold) is actually a trimmed down paint chip card I got at my local paint/hardware store.  Pretty nifty, ehhh?

I also use Prisma colored pencils and Gamsol for coloring finer images, or ones where I don't yet have the right shade of Copic marker. 

Have you tried digi-images yet?  And how do you color the images? 


Ms_Dee said...

These are cool ...Gotta go check them out...TFS

Shawn Mosch said...

Love the card! You should enter it for the Fantabulous Cricut Challenge this week . . . the theme is water.

Sarah said...

Ellen super cute card! I have not attempted a digital stamp yet. I think maybe it's time. Thanks for the inspiration.

Tami B. said...

Wee Henry is a cutie and you did a great job on this card. I discovered digis a couple of months ago, and now I can't get enough of them.

Unknown said...

VERY cute card! I might have to try a digi stamp. Too cute. Thanks for joining us this week over at FCCB!!!

Larelyn said...

I LOVE digis and your's is adorable. Thanks for sharing at FCCB.

BugBites said...

so sweet- TFS with us at Fantabulous Cricut.

Shawnee said...

This is so cute!!