Friday, 24 July 2015

The Grey Witch

I thought I would join in the Faery Ink Facebook Group Challenge again this month and this was definitely a challenge for me. We have to use grey scale with a pop of colour. I have never done this before, so I hope I have the right idea. I used an image that I knew this technique would work on - a witch and then coloured her, including the skin, using various shades of grey, only adding in a touch of purple on her hat ribbon and some streaks in her hair.

I actually love hos this one came out, although I'm not sure what other images I would feel comfortable using this technique with as it worked so well for a witch image. I didn't want to go for a traditional Hallowe'en card as such and found this fabulous sentiment in a Stampin' Up set that I bought last year and used once! Another good reason to give up my demonstratorship I think, not using the stamps I have actually bought!

Anyway here she is...

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Stamps: Witch Ball from Faery Ink, Tee Hee Hee from Stampin' Up

Papers: Smoky Slate, Basic Grey, Frightful Sight DSP (Retired), Howlstooth and Scaringbone DSP (Retired) & Mocha Morning DSP (Retired) all from Stampin' Up, Copic X-Press It Blending Card

Inks: Basic Gray from Stampin' Up, Copic Markers

Accessories: Spiderweb Punch Around The Page Set from Martha Stewart,Seam Binding Ribbon from Crafty Ribbons, Gems from The Works, Clear 3D Pearl Effects from Dovecrafts, Pass Partout Oval Dies CR1241 from Marianne Creatables

Copics Used:
Skin - C00, C1, C3, C5
Hat - W3, W5, W7, W9
Necklace & Lips - C3, C5, C7
Top - T1, T2, T4, T6
Purple - V04, V06, V09

And that's all from me for this post folks! Thanks for stopping by.


  1. Fab image and delish colours thanks for playing at crafty ribbons

  2. Fabulous what a great colour combo its fab Thanks for playing Crafty Ribbons Challenge Love and hugs Carole x DT

  3. I love this card! Thanks for playing with us at Brown Sugar Challenge!

  4. Lovely creation. Great use of the colours to give it such contrast. Thanks for playing along with us this week at Inspiration Destination. Good luck. Hope to see you again soon.
    Lynn, ID Creative Team Member

  5. Such a great project and perfect for our challenge of Use two or more patterned papers over at Polkadoodles This time.
    Jenny x

  6. oh wow one of my fave seasons and this is such a fab card love the design papers which are perfect for our challenge of 2 or more DP's at Polkadoodles
    Aunty Sue
    Polkadoodles DT

  7. Stunning,amazing project. Thank you so much for joining us at Polkadoodles Challenges. Hope to see you again in the next challenge.

    Naz xxx