Tuesday, April 28, 2009

Friday Sketchers - African Trio

Hi there!
I am so happy to have gotten into my craft room this afternoon!  I still have 3 cards to finish off for my charity donation and knew the fabulous Friday Sketchers sketch this week would work just great for this image.  I didn't want to colour in the trio of African dancers so I grabbed my Copic Airbrush and played with 3-4 colours airbrushing the image.  I am really happy with the result.  The paper is from the gorgeous BG Marrkech line.  I added hemp, grass and beads for my detailing on the card and the 'flower' in the top left corner was 4 punched circles glued together with a black brad.
I was worried that my mojo would still be on vacation too and would take time returning but I'm happy to say my creative juices are a-flowing!! :O)
The boys don't have any extra-curricular stuff on tonight so hopefully I'll be able to get back downstairs and craft some more!  Thanks for stopping by and leaving a much appreciated comment - I'm so happy to be back blogging!!
Danielle x


Anonymous said...

Hi!! Great card! It makes me feel like dancing!

Ben said...

Hey! Glad u had a great time in Disneyworld. The Card is fab and really love the air brush colours.


joey said...

oh Danielle, this is awesome! I love the image very much, the circles at the bottom look fab. Joey.xxx

LINDA said...

This is just Fab..Love the colors, and the image is awesome..Great job with sketch..
Hugs, Linda

Rica said...

Hi Danielle, glad you enjoyed your holiday and had some quality family time.
Gorjuss girls 2 have just arrived so I shall be mailing you soon.
Fabulous card, great choice of papers and I just love that image (I've spent some time in Africa so anything of this nature is like a magnet to me).
hugs Heather xx

Chris Olsen, Glowbug said...

What a great dancing trio Danielle!! Love the airbrushing!!

KanataNewf said...

Love this card. A dear friend of mine is from Malawi in Africa and I know she would love something like this too!....I will have to try to hunt down that stamp!

Rachel said...

WoW!! this is such a COOL card! you did a FABULOUS job!!!

Rachel :0)

cats whiskers said...

What a great card, love that image and the papers are a perfet match
Hugs Jacqui x

Scrapmumur said...

OH...Danielle, your card is marvelous!!!
I love your composition, the papers and colours are wonderful.
You have beautifully interpreted my sketch.
Thanks for your participation FS.
Hugs, Mumur

Lorraine said...

Yes your juices are flowing again Danielle lovely card. Hugs x

Frankiesue said...

Fab card and just love that image where is it from??

Riet said...

What a beautiful card Danielle,l love the colour.

Hugs Riet.x

Michele said...

Fabulous card Danielle. Love the image and the colours you've used. Hugs Michele x

Cheryl Joshua said...

Fabulous Danielle,love the effect of the airbrushing!!! Good to see you are back!
Hugs xx

Amanda's paper palace said...

Hi!Fab card great take on the sketch!
hugs amanda x

KanataNewf said...

Danielle, thanks so much for the offer! I would love to take you up on it!

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