The Paper Shelter Challenge #519



Hi everyone, today I’m sharing with you this weeks challenge project for The Paper Shelter Design Team and this weeks theme is “Going Digital” (when you use a digital image/stamp this will do just fine). You can find all the details for the current challenge here!


I started my project by printing this digital image by The Paper Shelter called “The Saxophonist” onto alcohol marker friendly paper.



Next I coloured the image using my Spectrum Noir Illustrator and Classique alcohol markers. I used the following colours:

For skin I used: Classique marker in CR05 and Illustrator markers in FS7 and TN1;

For brown I used: FS9, MB2, GB9 and EB8;

For yellow I used: LY1, GY3 and GB4;

For red I used: FS3, CR5 and DR7;

Warm grey: BG2;

Cool grey and black: IG1, IG5, IG6 and IG8.

Around the image I used brown and a Classique marker in LY05.

After the colouring is done I added back in some highlights using a white gel pen and I fussy cut the image leaving a small border.



Next I die cut a rectangle panel two sizes smaller than my card base from a design paper covered with music notes. I also die cut a black rectangle panel one size smaller than my card base. These rectangle panels I adhered together.


I also die cut two circle shapes, one from white card stock and one, slightly larger, from vellum. Onto the vellum panel I stamped my sentiment using black ink and I heat embossed directly afterwards using clear embossing powder. When you place the circle shapes behind each other it looks like the musician is in the spotlights.



Now I only have to adhere the different elements onto the card base using liquid glue and one millimetre foam tape and my card project is done!


Detail picture:



So now it's your turn! Come and play with us over at The Paper Shelter, and you could win an amazing $30 gift voucher if you use an image from The Paper Shelter. And if you enter with a different brand image, you can still win three TPS digis of your choice (which you can then use to enter the next challenge, and so be eligible for the $30 voucher!).


That is it for today’s project! I wish you a creative day!