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Challenge No. 40 ~ Light Source

December 1, 2010

Wow!   It’s December 1st already . . . can you believe it?!   This means that the holidays are right around the corner ~ how exciting!   But even more exciting, it also means it’s time for a new Copic Creations challenge!   Today, we are focusing on our Light Source ~  where light hits and creates shadows.  

We have a SUPER fantastic sponsor this week!    We’re thrilled to announce that Whimsy Stamps will be sponoring our 40th challenge!!    The wonderful and so very nice, Denise of Whimsy Stamps has graciously supplied the DT with images for today’s challenge ~ I know you’ll be in awe of the cards from these amazingly talented ladies! 



Whimsy Stamps is a family owned art stamp company located in the USA.  All of their rubber stamps are manufactured using deeply etched red rubber mounted on cling cushion foam and their digital images are high quality 300dpi.  They carry a wide variety of rubber and digital designs, custom rubber and digital designs, and  now have their very own die cut and designer paper collections.


Today, December 1st Whimsy’s artists will be releasing many new digital designs including a collection of precolored images, perfect for getting all those holiday cards done up in a flash!  And then on December 8th they will have a Winter Collection rubber stamp release! Lots happening over at Whimsy Stamps in December, we hope you will stop on by!

 This week’s prize from Whimsy Stamps will be . . .  not one,

but TWO PRIZES for TWO lucky winners!!!    Woo hoo!  


~ AND ~


PLEASE NOTE:    You are NOT required to use an image from our sponsor for your Copic Creations project.   You will have until December 14th, 12:00 P.M., CST 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 December 15th.

We were blown away by all the wonderful entries for our last challenge!   All gorgeous Copic creations!   We’ve picked one of our favorites for this week’s  “In the Spotlight” designer. 

This beautiful Paper Pieced card by Carole of Apples & Pears  . . .  

 Thank you VERY much Carole for sharing this adorable Tilda with us ~ I’ll be in touch with the code for our In The Spotlight blinkie.

We have a winner!! Chosen using, the lucky winner of a $15.00 Gift Certificate to

Tickled Pink Stamps is

No. 1 ~ Dana of Dana’s Inspriations

Congrats Dana!!  Please contact us with your email address so we can forward this to our sponsor.

Special thanks once again to Kellie of Tickled Pink Stamps for sponsoring our challenge!!



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

Special thanks this week to … 

Suzanne Dean, Scrap Bitz ~

Video Tutorial – Coloring of Clothing, Shading & Highlighting 

Lisa Futch, Creative K9s ~

Video Tutorial – Making & Using a Lightsource Template

Marianne Walker, I Like Markers ~ 

Light from a Single Point 

Light from a Candle

Light from a Candle (Part 2)

Shading & Cast Shadows






Touched by Love

Light source is straight ahead/front

E00. E21. Y21. YR23, E37. E31. E33. YG00. YG95, G99, B0000, B00, B05, G0000, G000, G00, G02, R20, R17, 0



Christmas Cupcake

Light source from upper right 



 Little Christmas Angel

Light source from top center

G0000, 00, 21, 24 : R20, 24, 27 : E70. 71. 74. 79, Y0000 & E31



Teddy’s First Christmas

Light source from upper left



Christmas Tree

Light source from upper right



Leap of Joy

Light source from upper right



Holly Cheer Cocoa

 Light source from upper left



 Caroling Snowmen

Light source from upper left


  ♥ LILIAN TAN ♥  

  Cuddle Dragon



Touched by Love

Light source from upper right (star)



Christmas Cocoa 

Light source from upper right


We hope you will join us for this challenge and share YOUR creations with us. An Inlinkz form has been included below. (Yay, it now works on WordPress blogs!!) Please don’t forget to stop back on December 15th for our next challenge and the announcement of the winner for this challenge.  



5 Comments leave one →
  1. December 2, 2010 8:15 am

    Outstanding cards as always ladies! Love them all!

  2. December 4, 2010 3:52 am

    Such an amazing cards from all ladies.

  3. December 10, 2010 6:08 am

    The team’s examples of cards using these lovely images are just stunning. Thanks again.

  4. December 11, 2010 11:22 am

    Beautiful creations by the DT. Thanks for the awesome inspiration. “Hugs” Carol


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