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Challenge No. 31 ~ Birds!

July 1, 2010

Welcome and thanks for dropping by today!   Our challenge this week is Copic Coloring of Birds.    And, we have the perfect sponsor for this challenge . . .


Tiffany’s Doodles features the very talented Tiffany Richards’  own hand-drawn digital stamps as well as life-like stamps made from her original photography ~  all made for you to use in card-making, coloring, paper crafting or scrapbooking projects.  There are styles to suit everyone.   She also has several free images, if you’d like to try some out!

We’re fortunate this week to have two special guest designers joining us!!   Our sponsor, Tiffany Richards of Tiffany’s Garden and Marti Wills of Pez-a-Doodle Design!   Tiffany has supplied the Design Team with some amazing realistic bird images for this challenge.  I know you will be blown away by their awesome creations and inspired to join us for this challenge.

The VERY generous prize to one lucky participant in this week’s challenge is

TEN Digital Images of your choice from Tiffany’s Doodles!


Your choice of FOUR Copic Sketch markers from 7 Kids College Fund!

PLEASE NOTE: You are NOT required to use an image from our sponsor for your Copic Creations project. You will have until July 14th, 12:00 p.m. CDT to post 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 July 15th.


Thanks to everyone for joining us in last week’s challenge.  We had some truly amazing entries once again!   The lucky winner, chosen by, for Challenge No. 30 is . . .


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Congrats Wendy!    Please be sure to send an email to us with your mailing address.   Special thanks again to our sponsor for this challenge ~ Stampavie.    

We’d also like to send our thoughts and prayers to Michelle Oatman who facilitated the challenge for Stampavie.   Michelle was recently seriously injured in an accident on her farm and is now blind in her right eye as a result.  All details can be found on Michelle’s blog.   Stampavie has set up a paypal account for donations to help with Michelle’s medical costs here.    Much love to you from all of us at Copic Creations at this difficult time Michelle!  


Listed below, are some tutorials to help with this challenge.  As always, please don’t hesitate to ask if you have  any questions.

Special thanks this week to …

Sharon Harnist, Paperfections ~

Hummingbird Glory

Marianne Walker, I Like Markers ~

Coloring white birds and feathers  




 Bluebird in grass

B00, B93, B45, YG11, YG63, YR23, RV06, 0











Red bird

R14,24,27,29,37, W1,3,5,7,9, C1,C7



Hummingbird Branch

R02,05,08; YG95,99; N1,3; C7; E33,35,37,47,53; Colorless Blender




B12, B14, B16, B18; E33, E53, E52, E51; W1, W3, E47


 ♥ LILIAN TAN ♥   

 Parrot Pair











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

24 Comments leave one →
  1. July 1, 2010 1:26 pm

    Oh my goodness…each and EVERY ONE OF THESE CARDS ARE STUNNING each one so realistic! You all make Tiffany Doodles SHINE!!!!!! Thank you so much:)

  2. July 1, 2010 4:44 pm

    Mary! I am so flattered by what your DT has done with my digi stamps!! Thank ya’ll for making them look FABULOUS!! and the coloring is phenomenal!!!

  3. July 1, 2010 7:47 pm

    Thanks for a great challenge and for all the amazing colouring inspiration ladies, it was a real treat viewing all your cards. Chris 🙂

  4. July 2, 2010 2:42 am

    Wowzer! These illustrations by the Design Team are GORGEOUS! So life like and beautiful! Unbelievable coloring! Well, actually believable looking at the talent of each of these gals but FANTASTIC!!

  5. July 2, 2010 6:29 am

    Beautiful samples by the DT! Thanks for the inspiration!

  6. July 2, 2010 8:56 pm

    What beautiful coloring from all the members of your DT.

  7. July 3, 2010 10:26 pm

    Wow! Enough Said. LOL!!! Thanks for another wonderful challenge.

  8. jen permalink
    July 4, 2010 2:46 am

    i love your challenges! If you are looking for suggestions for future challenges i would love to see one on how to color “white” clothes. I can’t seem to get mine to look right.

  9. geri permalink
    July 5, 2010 6:30 pm

    WOW! The sample cards are all just beautiful amazing coloring on them!! I can see now that I need much more practice!! LOL

  10. July 6, 2010 12:19 am

    Awesome cards.

  11. July 10, 2010 9:28 am

    absolutely incredible cards!! wow – do I need to practice…just gorgeous!!!

  12. July 10, 2010 7:09 pm

    Thanks for all the wonderful inspiration ladies! I hope my card counts since its a buzzard!

  13. July 12, 2010 5:17 pm

    Yay! Made it on time… I am so glad to have found this challenge; I had a bird image just waiting to be made into a card, so I did and entered it! I think this is my first time entering here! What fun!

    Thank you!

  14. July 12, 2010 5:32 pm

    I was almost afraid to upload a card because the samples are so amazing! But I did it – my first time here, I will be back!

  15. July 13, 2010 11:59 pm

    All of the cards by the DT are just amazing, such inspiration! I am excited to begin participating in your challenges in hopes that one day my coloring will look as good as theirs. I had alot of fun with this challenge so thank you!!

  16. July 14, 2010 6:31 am

    Thanks so much for inspiring me to craft again. Everyone’s cards are so beautiful that I had to give it a try,

  17. July 15, 2010 7:11 am

    WOW, absolutely stunning work by the DT. Awesome!!!!

  18. July 23, 2010 6:55 am

    the DT cards look like photographs – they are amazing! so glad you extended the deadline – had made two bird cards !

  19. July 24, 2010 2:39 pm

    I’m just getting into challenges, this was so fun!

  20. July 25, 2010 8:38 pm

    Lovely cards by the DT. I enjoyed playing along.

  21. July 28, 2010 6:42 am

    love learning to do birds – the DT creations are so inspirational

  22. July 30, 2010 11:42 am

    Yeah, I got this one done! Great examples! Wow. What talent! I can hardly believe the coloring on that parrot. Am I missing how the photos are linked to artist’s blogs to find further information on the cards?


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