Sunday, September 20, 2009

Pumpkin Fever!

I am sure somewhere on my blog I have posted before using this pumpkin! Well, here she is again! I love her. she is the cutest pumpkin ever. And she just loves to be colored, I am sure of it!

I had my first coloring class the other night and I had so much fun discovering mineral oil as a blending tool! I have heard people talk about it and have known that it was out there but loved OMS so much I thought there was no reason to try it. I told the girls at the coloring class that I didn't have a favorite medium. Well, I changed my mind. I do love colored pencils and mineral oil!!


The pumpkin is so bright and I just love how it turned out! I used Yellow Ochre as a base and then several other colors on top to blend. Yes, I have to admit, now I want to color everything this way.

This next card uses OMS and colored pencils. It has a totally different look and I still love it but my OMS might be lonely on the shelf for awhile.





So anyway, just had to share that with you today! I hope you love my pumpkin as much as I do!

I have a big project that I am working on for church, so as soon as that is over I will be back with blog candy this week, I promise! I will also post pics of my big project too!

Have a great Sunday!

7 comments:

  1. Fabulous coloring on both! I really like the first one so much, but the are both great

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  2. Thanks for teaching me something about coloring! I was an OMS only gal too...now I have to rethink it! Lovely cards though, both are great.

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  3. Okay i used mineral spirits, so what is OMS? I hear baby oil works good too! I am loving the pumpkins thou, very classy!!

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  4. Both cards are fabulous!! How fun to take a coloring class!

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  5. Beautiful cards, Laurie!! I soooooo love mineral oil with pencil... and you've colored those pumpkins wonderfully :)

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  6. I love both cards, and the one with the the Scor Bug detailing really caught my eye. It's very simple, but adds so much. Gorgeous!
    Jewels

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  7. Okay after reading what you used I added Mineral Oil to my shopping list tomorrow. I too have always LOVED OMS but am anxious to give mineral oil a try. Great coloring and shading.

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