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Challenge No. 9 ~ Coloring Eyes

August 1, 2009
Welcome to our 9th challenge ~ Copic marker coloring techniques for Eyes.
   
We would like to extend a special Thank You to everyone who joined us for our last challenge ~ Botanicals.    We were all in awe of each and every submission!!  And, thank you for stopping back today, we’re so happy you’re here!
 
This challenge is being sponsored by the very cool, very hip, very InStyle Stamps ~ home of whimsical, retro, anime rubber stamps, digital images and scrapbook supplies.  
 
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Virginia, the owner of InStyle Stamps, has graciously given an ISS digital Anime image  to each design team member for this challenge.   Their anime images are perfect examples to showcase  coloroing eyes with Copics, and can be purchased in digital format for INSTANT download by you.    We also have a very special guest designer joining us this week – Melissa Earnest, the Creative Director of ISS.  Melissa has not only created a Copic project to share with us today, she has also posted a special tutorial for coloring Anime Eyes!   I know you’ll love it!    It’s VERY informative.
 
(Lots of business this week!)   We also would like to introduce a brand new Copic Creations Design Team member  Pam Sparks!!    Pam is a Mega-talented stamper and Copic artist.   Be sure to stop by her blog to see her fantastic creations!    Welcome aboard Pam!    We also are fortunate enough this month to have another guest designer joining us for this challenge ~ Crissy Armstrong.   Crissy is also a phenominal Copic artist and she has some great coloring tutorials on her blog that we hope you will have time to check out!
 
 
Our VERY COOL sponsor,  InStyle Stamps, will be awarding one lucky participant a prize package of a brand new collection of  FIVE stamp images that are being released this month!   Here’s a sneak peak of one of the adorable images ~ Cynthia … Fairy Extrodinaire:
 
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PLEASE NOTE:  You have until August 14th, 12:00 p.m. CDT  to submit your artwork and be eligible for a chance to win this weeks prize; The winner will be announced along with our next challenge post on August 15th.  
 
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Drum roll please!!  
 
True Random Number Generator Min: Max:  Result: 11 Powered by RANDOM.ORG
 
 
The lucky winner of last weeks Botanicals challenge is ~  No.  11
CLAIRE of  Crafty Bitz by Hope  Jacare 
 
Congratulations Claire!!   You have won a Flourishes stamp set of your choice, along with the gorgeous botanical set  ~   Sweet Peas.   Our sincere thanks to all the awesome ladies at  Flourishes for their wonderful sponsorship of the Botanicals challenge.     
 
[Claire, please contact us with your choice of stamp set from Flourishes and your mailing address.    Congrats!]
 
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Listed below, are some amazing tutorials to guide you in this challenge.  As always, please don’t hesitate to ask if you have  any questions.

Special thanks this week to …

Melissa Earnest,  Mme. Designs

How to Color Anime Eyes – A Copic Tutorial

Marianne Walker, I Like Markers ~

Coloring Eyes Part 1

Coloring Eyes  Part 2 – Realistic Eyes

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 ♥ COPIC CREATIONS’ CHALLENGE NO. 9 GALLERY ♥

  

Cheryl

♥ CHERYL ROWLEY ♥

Kimmie

 B41 and B21

  

Claudia 

♥ CLAUDIA ROSA ♥

 B21 & B23

  

Crissy

  ♥ CRISSY ARSTRONG ♥

Tommy

G05, G02, G00 

  

Jane

♥ JANE WETZEL ♥

Nico

B00, B14, B24 

 

Janice copy jpg-W

♥ JODI-ANN LEE ♥

Janice

B02, B04, BG11  

 

Karen

 ♥ KAREN WITTER ♥

Mieko

B000, B02, B04, Colorless Blender 

  

Mary

  ♥ MARY GIEMZA ♥

Princess Clarissa

 BG34, YG41, BG10

  

Melissa

♥ MELISSA EARNEST ♥

Mellie

   

Pam

♥ PAM SPARKS ♥

Tommy

E57,55,53 & YG99,95,91

  

Rach

 ♥ RACHEL JAKES ♥

Mieko

E55/E57/E59

  

Suzanne

♥ SUZANNE DEAN ♥

Princess Clarissa

EB95,B91 

  

 We hope you will join us in this challenge and share your CREATIONS with us.  A Mister Linky has been included below.  Please don’t forget to stop back on August 15th for our next challenge and the announcement of the winner for this challenge.

 

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9 Comments leave one →
  1. August 1, 2009 9:54 am

    Great Challenge and wonderful DT cards!
    I was the first to enter this time! yay!

    hugs,
    jorunn

  2. August 1, 2009 9:47 pm

    Wow! The DT really hit it home with these images! Fantastic coloring!

  3. Claire permalink
    August 5, 2009 6:20 am

    Thanks so much – I was thrilled to find that I had won the flourishes stamps! Had great fun with this challenge again. Really fab cards from the DT – so inspirational

  4. August 5, 2009 10:15 am

    WONDERFUL cards DT! I love all of your samples!!! Thanks for the fun challenge and to ISS for sponsoring! It’s so fun to see how others use the images that I usually play with! 🙂

  5. August 6, 2009 5:45 pm

    Fab challenge and fab tuts.
    I don’t do Manga – I hope that’s okay – I’m just waiting for Linky to work – he says he’s busy at the moment!
    Hugs,
    Eiglas
    x

  6. August 10, 2009 11:57 pm

    Wow!! Absolutely fabulous DT cards – such inspiration!! And thanks for the challenge – I had fun trying this out!

  7. Mary Castonguay permalink
    August 13, 2009 8:12 pm

    This turned out to be a really fun challenge. I now realize that I need more stamps that have beautiful eyes! Thanks for the tutorials on doing eyes, it was a great help.

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