Friday, July 29, 2016

Creative Knockouts #152: Anything Goes!

Good morning stampers! I'm a day late, so two posts today! Yesterday started a new challenge over at Creative Knockouts where the challenge is....Anything Goes! This week's sponsor is The Paper Shelter, and they are offering a wonderful prize to a lucky player!

Here is my project, featuring Casual Boy:

I love this image kit. I usually go for the cute little girl images at TPS, but his face and look just screamed at me! AND I even hand-colored him. Because all the TPS "sets" include a pre-colored version and black & white line art, it's sometimes tempting to use the pre-colored version. They are always well thought out, color-wise, and nicely done with the highlights, etc. However, I really wanted to try my hand at coloring him. I got a large set of Prismacolor Pencils on Prime Day (as opposed to the random colors I would buy here and there at stores, never really getting enough to do shading and have "sets" of colors for combos...), and I had to give them a try. It's been a long time since I've used pencils, so for my first stab I was pretty happy with him :)

I'm entering this into the following Challenges:

The Paper Shelter - Summer Break: AG (1 of 3)

Artistic Inspiration - #161: AG (2 of 3)
Lacy Sunshine - AG: 7/24 (2 of 3)
Paper Nest Dolls - #7: AG (2 of 2)
613 Avenue Create - #186: AG Twist (2 of 3) {Stamp & patterned paper, die cut, embossing & solid paper, stitching & buttons, baker's twine}
Inspiration Destination - #96: AG
Outlawz - Twisted Thursday: AG (1 of 2)
Crafting From the Heart - #122: AG (1 of 3)
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - #38: AG (1 of 3)
Craft Your Passion - #322: AG (1 of 3)

Here is the board for the 613 Avenue Create your own challenge:

That's it for me today! Don't forget to swing over to the Creative Knockouts blog to link up your projects for your chance to win! My DT sisters have created some beautiful inspiration, so leave them some love too!

4 people made my day!:

Tinka's paper wonderlland said...

Very nice card.
Thank you for joining us at Artistic Inspirations!
Good Luck and hope to see you again.
xx Valentina DT xx
Tinka's paper wonderlland

mg bio said...

I love how you colored this lovely masculine card! Thank you for participating in Jo's Fun Friday Challenge.
:) Michelle

Sandy Palmer said...

Great colors and paper! Wonderful image and coloring! Love the design as well! Thanks for joining us at Lil Patch of Crafty Friends! :)

Patricia Alvarez said...

Very beautiful. Thank you so much for joining us at Inspiration Destination. Good luck!!! Patricia

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