Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Pretty Gillian. just for fun.

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This is an image from Prairie fairydesigns and is called pretty Gillian, isn’t she just the cutest..
I had a lot of fun colouring this image.. i used copics to colour her and then added some glossy accents to her glasses to represent the glass, some stickles on her necklace..
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after seeing the fabulous card box that Donalda had done on her blog.. I just had to have a go.. so following Michele's tutorial this is what i ended up with.. (fab tutorial)
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I think that this is just awesome. looks just like a little book..
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a little book that can hold a secret gift!!
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I am still having probs with my photography.. and the dress is a much richer red in real life.. looks a little washed out on these pictures.. Sad smile but you get the idea.
I have used magnolia papers for this project along with some flowers, from wild orchid crafts which i have glittered with stickles..
copics used:
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E.. 00/01/011/055/35/57/59/47
R.. 20
YR.. 14/16/18/21/20/23
T.. 3/5
Y.. 26/28
C.. 5/7/9
W.. 1/3/5

33 comments:

Monique said...

Wow, this is gorgious Rach !! And I love that image :)).

Hugs Monique

Elaine aka Quixotic said...

Gorgeous, Rach! And such a fun image. Really need to try one of these soon, thanks for the tutorial link.

Debbie said...

All I can say is WOW!!! Gorgeous

Maria Therese said...

Gorgeous box!!!

creacora said...

o isn`t she lovely !!!wow the colours are so great and it`s a beautiful book Rach and fun to do I make this book also
hugs Cora

Donna said...

Amazing colouring! Great idea to use glossy accents for the glasses. Truely beautiful. Donna x

arjette said...

Hi hi,

what a beautifull card!!! Gonna try it too, thanks for the link to the tutorial!

gr. arjette.

Shazza said...

this is fantastic Rach, must check out Donalda's tutorial. Image is great and so perfectly coloured
hugs x

Carol said...

Oooo Rachel this is just super stunning Hun!! Definately think I'm gonna pop over and check out Michelle's tutorial, thanks for sharing the link! Your colouring is gorgeous as always. Lotsa luv xxxxx

Sandie said...

Wow, I just love this. That image is precious, must check Prairie Fairy out.

Sian said...

Stunning creation Rach, love the image and you've coloured her beautifully.
hugs

celia said...

Ow ow ow wat is je kleurwerk weer schitterend,de afbeelding is super en je "boek" is prachtig...wat meer kan ik nog zeggen!;-))
Heel veel liefs,Celia.

shaz*crafts said...

Love this project Rach lovely work as allways!!! Thanks for you lovely comments hope you and family are all well.x Sharon

Cor* said...

I love to see that you are playing with some Prairie Fairy images. Gillian is so pirdy! You done good. What a fab creation you presented her on too! I am gonna have to check this tut out! Great colors and way to stickle girl!

Roberta Laliberte said...

Oh Rach! This is absolutely stunning! Just gorgeous. Love what you have done with my little Gilly! Thanks so much for sharing your talent!

xo!

Anonymous said...

Hi Rach
love your card box, image is such a cutie.
hugs
Sandra (craftynan)

Marie said...

Stunning! Looks amazing! Think I have to try making that box/card as well. Looks fabby!
xMarie

Renkata said...

wow Rach this is so cool!
The image is so cute and so beautifly coloured.

~ Ali ~ said...

Simply stunning as always Rach!! Love her freckles lol. I've been meaning to make one of these since I saw them on Mayas blog. Oh no can't beleive you are moving and we never got to meet I'm so sad sweetie. I post that bit on my blog for you rflol you NEED to pop by that shop. It doesn't look much when you go in. Go around the full shop though as I found that ribbon hidden behind the sewing stand. They had loads of very unusual stuff looked fab I wish now I had got more but I can go next time I'm down.

LOVING you back on blogger BTW mwah

Ali x

Kim Piggott said...

So very stunning Rach!
hugs
kim x

Pops x said...

Hi sweetie, what a sweet image, love what you have done with it, just fab, big hugs love pops x x x

craftymum said...

This is wonderful Rach
hugs sarah x

Jodi said...

This is really cute and looks just like a secret book!! I love the pretty coloring you did on the image, and I hope to try this out soon too!!
Hugs
Jodi =)

Tammi said...

A beautiful box, pretty in those colors! Fun & cute image too! ~hugs

Vicky said...

This is gorgeous hun I love Gillian I havnt used her since before crimbo but she is lovely to colour altho my colouring is no where near your standard of course lol. Love your book hun I did 1 just before crimbo they are great I gave mine to my step-mum with some choccies in & some money for part of her crimbo pressie lol.

Lotsa hugs Vicky xxx

Claudia Rosa ~ Pretty Pressings said...

Hello dear Rach,
what a wonderful book card you have made.
i love this image :-) you really brought her to life. I love all the beautiful details too like the doilyat the back of the.

Like your new blog features.
you are so good at stuff like this Rach.
i wished i could do just half as much.

Can i hire you???


Thank you for taking time to see me today and dropping a kind comment.
Hope you have a fantastic day
hugs
Claudia

Sam said...

Wonderful card/box Rach. Saw the tut on Donalda's blog, thought it looked fiddly but think I may have to have a go now having seen yours. Fab colouring, as always, and such a cute image, more for my wish list!
Do you use a light tent when you take your photos, they always come out so clear? Mine are always so dark but then it is usually late at night when I take my photos.
Sam x

Alice Wertz said...

wow! fabulous project, Rach! beautiful coloring and the details are amazing! love this!

debby4000 said...

Oh what a fabulous sweet image, gorgeous book card Rach.
luv
Debby

Michele said...

Such a gorgeous book box Rach. Love the colouring of the image and the wonderful details. I'm so pleased that you found my tutorial useful and thanks so much for linking back :0) Hugs
Michele x

Elaine said...

Fabulous Rach!
I'd seen this too on Donalda's blog, but I'm not clever enough to actually make one!
Love the image and perfectly coloured - as always.

Love Elaine xxx

Annika said...

How on Earth do you get your shadowing always so perfect?? Stunning work!
That "book" format looks so cute!! I might try it out.
Hugs
Annika

auntie lisa said...

Oh she is so funny!!! I just love her big shoes and that frilly little dress!!! And I really love this little box!!! Oh it would be perfect to slip someone a little gift....say maybe a new stamp or something!! Might have to give this a try. Thanks
xxxxxxx
Lisa