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Sunday, 16 August 2009

My first card with my copics



Good morning, guess what arrived yesterday lunchtime ..... woohoo, my lovely set of 72 copics that's what!!!!!! I actually cuddled them (how sad, lol) but I don't care cos I am so excited to finally have some. Saving my pennies for the other 72 (and all the other shades in the sketch range).
So, I have made a card - couldn't wait to play :o) This is my first attempt with them and I am fairly happy - there were no tears so that was a bonus.



I think I am going to love them once I get the hang of them so please be patient with me over the next few weeks if my cards look total rubbish. I am determined to master these beauties. I have managed to combine a few challenges so it is nice to be able to play along for fun.
Whiff of Joy - Brown and Pink
My Time To Craft - Christmas
Our Creative Corner - Christmas in August




A closer look at my mistakes, I am still pleased with it though :o)
Right, off for a Starbucks (I know it isn't Wednesday!!) then maybe a bit more colouring when I get home. Hope you all have a really lovely Sunday!

37 comments:

Nicola said...

If I didn´t know better Marcea I wouldn´t believe this was your first attempt with Copics. I am in awe of your creation. The colouring and shading is gorgeous and your papers so pretty. This is such an adorable image and you have really done Willow justice.
Me finks I may just order these tomorrow before I fly back to UK so I will have them in time to bring back. See there you go spending my pennies for me again.
Love,
Mum xxx

Renata van Miltenburg said...

Wow, couldn't tell it was your first time ;) Lovely coloring!! I also like the surprise of the red/green/yellow in this pink/brown schedule.

Sunny regards, Renata

Naomi (Sugar Brown) said...

Gorgeous card

Sarita said...

Your colouring looks perfect to me! I've had a go with Copics and can't get used to them, but I will try and persevere!
Gorgeous card Marcea,
Love Sarita xx

Nannieflash said...

Morning Marcea, I dont think its going to take you long to get the hang on those copic pens, but be warned they are very addictive once you need the different shades, and expensive. Anyway my love youve created a beautiful card and the colouring is absolutely stunning. WEll done with love and hugs Shirleyxxxx

Di said...

Hi Marcea, this card is gorgeous your colouring is fabulous! i have only ha my copics a few weeks and it does get easier, but i only have 30 so need more shades when you have these it looks better again!

Great card Hugs Di xxxx

Nancy said...

Beautiful card, Marcea:O) Love that WOJ image, and I think you have coloured her beautifully! Good job on using your new Copics for the first time:O) Your flower is awsome, and I love the wonderful DP's!
Great take on this weeks Stampin' for the Weekend challenge, good luck!
Nancy;O)

Rach said...

gorgeous sweetie, fantastic, wouldn't have thought that it was your very first try with the copics... a wonderful job.. hugs rachxx

Rach said...

sorry hun forgot to say thank you for joining us at whiff of joy.. hugs again.xxx

Elle-phan-tastic cards said...

Lovely hun, just so pretty. Love the pink & brown x

Terry said...

Hiya Marcea, wow hun your doing a very great job colouring with your new copics, the image is just beautifull and your card is georgous wowie.....I hope you will save your pennies fast so you can buy your other 72 copics as fast as possible, cause it really looks wonderfull and then you will be happy with the other 72 hihihi....good luck hun...I will cross my fingers for ya..hugs terry

scrappyjan said...

Hello Marcea, You say this is your first attempt?!?!?! Well you are a natural with these things then!!! BEAUTIFUL!!!!!!

Thank you for stopping by and signing up for my blog candy. janny

Sheila said...

Hiya Marcea.. wowzers hunny this is just gorgeous!!, you're a Copic natural dah-ling.. fab shading... aren't those babies great!! :).
Hugs
Sheila xx

Pauline C said...

Wow Marcea this is brilliant - the colouring is fabulous and the overall colour scheme is so unusual but fabulous for Chrimbo card - loving it!!
Pauline x

simplyfairies said...

I don't see any mistakes, I see superb colouring, and a gorgeous card...

Kim Piggott said...

Oh wow Marcea this is just beautiful!
Your colouring is amazing you have made me want to try now as this is just beautiful! I too would have cuddled them lol!
They give such a rich colour and she looks just gorgeous!
I will let you off your deviation from the Marcea Wednesday rule!
hugs
kim x

Tracey said...

stunning cant believe its your first attempt with copics.Dont you just love them.

angel wishes tracey

Riet said...

Ohhh wowwwww Marcea,what a beautiful card,i love the image and colours.
So gorgeous papers and flower.

Hugs Riet.x

Bev said...

This is your FIRST attempt!!!! OMG you put me to shame! This is absolutley fabulous babes, the blending and shading is fantastic!!!! xx

LINANNA DESIGNS said...

Good evening Marcea, wow hunny a totally stunning card, you look like a pro with those copics already, i am in awe of you hunny. Hope you got my email earlier, was good to hear from you. Life is so busy at the moment, where do the hours go?? have a great week, speak soon hopefully Linda x

rose said...

oh beautiful card,but once you start you cannot stop buying them!!

Mrs Wonka said...

WOW i think this is fab! You would never have known this was your first time! xxx

Clare (Littlebear) said...

Gorgeous card, beautiful colouring (your first try with Copics, I am in awe!), and what a fabulous flower.
Clare x

debby4000 said...

Oh this is gorgeous, I can't believe this your first card with copics I would have thought you've been using them for ages.
luv
Debby

Vicki said...

Hiya Marcea, wow!!! considering this is your first try at Copics you have done a fantastic job of colouring this beautiful image. Such a beautiful card altogether and thank you for joining in with this weeks SFTW challenge, good luck luvly xx vicki xx

Lesley said...

Beautiful card and lovely colouring! Thanks for taking part in the MTTC challenge xx

Wendy - Anntaurus said...

Absolutely gorgeous card - thanks for joining the MTTC Challenge this week!

Emma said...

Stunning...
Emma x

Donna said...

Wow Marcea, for your first time coloring with Copics, you've done an amazing job on the coloring, and shading. Gorgeous flowers and centre too, and of course, such gorgeous papers you've used.
Thank you for participating in the "Stampin' for the Weekend" challenge again this week.. Good luck and we hope you'll continue to join in on the challenges on a weekly basis. Have a great day.
Donna xx

Paula said...

This is so beautiful Marcea your colouring is perfect.
Paula xxxx

Eiglas said...

Very beautiful card Marcea.
Your colouring is amazing! We all occasionally make little boo-boo's (I can't even see yours...!)but isn't that the charm of handmade? We COULD just take photos...!
Good luck in the challenge, even though I'm in there too! LOL!
Eiglas
x

Kimmi said...

Gorgeous card Marcea.
I love the way you've used your Copics. As a first timer you've nailed it on the head... Beautiful shading and willow looks stunning!

Thank you for playing along with us at Stampin' for the Weekend. We hope you had fun and that you join us again soon. Good Luck.

Kimmi

Caroljenks said...

Gorgeous card and fab colouring with your Copics - I've yet to progress :(
Love the colours you've used.

Carol x

Lisa Hjulberg said...

First of all, I don't think you could make rubbish! You have mastered those Copics from Day One! This card is gorgeous, Marcea! By the way, if you want to know more about Copics, learn from the guru herself, Marianne Walker at www.ilikemarkers.com. Enjoy!

crafty amy said...

I hope my first time with copics is as good as yours!! This is so pretty and I do love that snowflake paper of Donna's it looks so amazing in every colour.
I love your card someone is going to be very lucky getting that one this christmas :D
Thank you for joining us at stampin' for the weekend and good luck.

X Amy X

Jenny Gropp said...

Beautifully done. You look like you have the touch with Copics -- it looks wonderful!

Vanja said...

An amazing card! I love this cute WoJ image and your colouring is wonderful. The flower is gorgeous, I love the charm.
Thank you for joining us at SFTW. :)
Vanja

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