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1/14/11

Cupid's Arrow ~

Hi all!  It's Alyssa today with a fun little valentine's day card.  I really wanted to focus today on skin shading and use some of my newer skin tones.  This cute little Cupid is a free digital stamp I found somewhere in my blog hopping.  ETA: This Cupid was a freebie that was given away on the Make It Crafty blog for Christmas.  He is now for sale.  He's just adorable and oh.so.fun to color!  I'll start with the close up of the coloring:

His skin is colored with E000, E00, E02, E11 & E13.  The shaded or shadowed areas are colored first with E13 and blended out with E11.  These shades can also be used for a more Latino or tan color skin.  Next, I blended with E00 and finally E000.  The E02 is for the blush in his cheeks. 
The gold banner around his waist is colored with Y21, Y26, & Y28.  I really wanted it to blend with the gold ribbon I used, so I used a clear glitter pen, scribbled some on and moved the glitter around with an aquapainter. 
The sentiment is embossed on a heart and leads you to the inside of the card. 
Which reads...
Hope you are all off to a great start on your weekend!  You still have a few days to play along with iCopic color challenge #12 - White, Yellow & Pink for a chance to win some fabulous SP & Company stamps!  Thanks for stopping by!  :o) lyss

COPICS USED:
Blender pen, BG10, C1, E000, E00, E02, E11, E13, E25, E27, E29, E31, E33, R24, R29, Y21, Y26, Y28

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