Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Color Me Creative Copic Classes

For the last two months or so I have been working really hard to finish up the on-line Copic classes I have been taking from Suzanne Dean.  That lady has more creativity in her little finger nail than I have in my whole body.  I have learned soooooo much from these classes.  If you have the opportunity to take a class from Suzanne, I highly recommend that you do so. 

Class 1  introduced the basics about Copics and several beginner coloring techniques.  As I worked through each lesson, I put the practice pieces in a notebook with the downloads provided for each class.  I now have a great reference notebook to look back to later.

Here is my piece I did for the final homework that was to include as many as possible of the techniques and color combos from the classes.  The colors used are listed by each image.

This little group is perfect me - a flower and vegetable gardener! 
The stamps used are Garden Tilda, Seeding Tilda, Watercan Tilda and Strawberry Yummy Tilda. 
 I have the perfect background paper to turn these into an accordian fold card just as soon as I have time to think it out and put it on paper!  I finished these up on June 25, 2011.

I went on to Class 2 the next day.  The techniques taught were more advanced and used different color combos - some difficult to blend smoothly.  Again I learned far more than I ever expected. 

Here is my final project done using 12 of the 14 techniques taught.

The stamps used in this piece were Sea Background, Sign, Tilda and Edwin Dancing and Small Shell from Bon Voyage.  The color combos used were all presented in the individual classes.  The sky was lightly sponged with SU Bashful Blue.  The sand/ground was sponged with SU Sahara Sand.
The sign and Tilda and Edwin are popped up on dimensionals.  This piece was fun to put together and color.  I have no idea at this time what I will do with it other than put it in my notebook. I finished these classes on July 23, 2011.
Maybe we can meet up with Tilda and Edwin at the beach.  Don't forget your sunscreen!
Thanks so much for stopping by and visiting!



Anonymous said...

Gorgeous colouring Kathy
Hugs Julie P

Card Crazy said...

Kathy, these are wonderful. Your coloring is A+++++, what a great job. It's obvious you really loved this class. I'm envious.
Sue S.

Rosie said...

Amazing coloring Kathy!! Now, I've got to save up to take these classes also. Love your card too...the background is perfect for Edwin & Tilda! Hugs, Rosie

Suzi said...

Wow! Wonderful colouring, They are all so perfect. I love that scene you created. Can't wait to see it all assembled.
Suzi x

Monique said...

What a lovely card ! Your colouring is wonderfull :)).

Hugs Monique

Karen's Fun Blog said...

Thia is adorable! : )

charlene said...

Kathy you did a great job on both classes...I am in class 2 now and I have to agree with you she is one talented lady....

Rene said...

Oh Kathy! These are ADORABLE! Your coloring is fantastic and your little scene is too cute!
Rene :D

Rhonda Miller said...

Wow, these are great. I love your final project. TFS.

Elle said...

Great job on your coloring. Cute, cute card. How amazing was it to take a online class from Suzanne Dean. You certainly learned from her! Wonderful.

Linda said...

Fabulous card!!!! The colors are GORGEOUS!!!!! Excellent work!!!!!

Sandy said...

Your coloring is great and your final project divine!! Look at the beautiful purple skirt on Tilda. Hey - from where I sit, your creativity is right up there with Suzanne Dean's!!!