Each month Mo Manning's Dream Team Selects a guest designer. What a thrill that would be! I love Mo's illustrations and can't get enough of them. Coloring them, for me, is like painting a picture. Thanks, Mo, for sharing your sensational art with us to interpret in our own style. The sketch for this month is:
When I saw the three fairies (described as "slightly chubby") I literally laughed out loud! If I had wings and a wand I could be the fourth slightly chubby fairy! When it came to choosing an illustration for the GDT this month I got carried away and did a card of each of the fairies. Each are shown and described below. The slide show is something new I am trying out. Let me know what you think.
This fairy is pretty in pink, surrounded by lavender and paisley. She also comes with a custom envelope box.
She is colored with Copics: Dress: RV11, RV00, RV0000; Hair Y26, Y21, Y11; Skin E00, E000. Gold Copic Spica pen highlights her hair.
The pink flowers are from a silk stem that I removed the centers and replaced with glitter brads. The butterfly is simply a twig and feathers, but I didn't make it. I think it came from Michaels floral department.
The yellow fairy dangles in an aperture on a tent card and a custom envelope box. She is colored with Copics. Dress: Y11, Y15, Y17; Hair: Black 100; Skin: E00, E000. Gold Copic Spica pen highlights her dress and Clear sparkles her hair.
There is space on the back of the card for a personal note.
And for the last of the three fairies:
The blue fairy is on a traditional 6x6 square card with a custom envelope box. But isn't she sassy? She is colored in Copics, also. Her dress: B12, B14, B16, B18; Hair: YR24, YR21, YR12; Skin: E00, E000. Silver Copic Spica highlights her dress.
These are materials that are common to all of the cards: The DP is K&Company Sparkly Sweet collection. The sentiments are from The Ultimate Guide to the Perfect Word. The envelope box can be found at Rica's Haven; Heather provides a fabulous tutorial here.
Well, I got a bit carried away with this entry, but I had such a good time making the set. Thank you for taking the time to look. I really appreciate it.
I hope your week is off to a great start. Happy Spring, everybody!