Welcome to my recap of The Daily Marker 30 day Coloring Challenge for Week 3! If you missed the recap for Week 1, you can view it HERE, and Week 2 HERE. I’m so proud of myself for lasting this long! It really is a huge commitment – for me because I can’t stop after 10 minutes …ha!
Day 15: Lawn Fawn – Manatee-rific
I’ve said this before and I’ll say it again – I love mini stamp sets! They are sold at great prices and can be used to make a variety of cute and/or simple cards. This was colored quickly and I even made a card to share.
I wanted to make a bold background for the window I cut out, so I quickly played with some alcohol inks. If you haven’t played with alcohol inks yet – you should try! It’s very easy and fun! I was intimidated at first but I really love how easy it is.
Day 16: Studia Katia – Japanese Peony
I colored this image using Tombow Dual Brush Pens. Disclaimer – I did not change the vibrancy of this image when editing. In fact, I had to desaturate bc it was so bright! These markers are amazing to watercolor with and have amazing results!
The colors I used: 249, 245 (greens), 993 (yellow), 676 (purple), N45 (gray), 725 (pink).
I outlined the entire image when I was done with the gray and blended the color out with a damp brush until it faded. When dry, I added a simple sentiment and some sequins to finish the card.
Day 17: Pretty Pink Posh – Koala Friends
I LOVE Koalas! I was so excited about this new Pretty Pink Posh set and colored it as soon as I got it. I made a card and shared it in THIS post earlier this week.
Day 18: Prismacolor Color Chart
I decided to match swatches for my Prismacolor colored pencils today. Sandy Allnock has a hex chart for them but since I don’t have the full set, I just downloaded a chart for the 72ct tin that I have. I did get a Polychromos hex chart from my friend Rubeena (so sweet of her) so I’ll be coloring that this weeked :).
Day 19: Simon Says Stamp & Mama Elephant – Rain or Shine
This stamp set is a set from last September when Simon Says Stamp does their “Stamptember” event when they collaborate with other companies. They’re produced in limited quantities and once they’re gone, they’re gone. I wish this set were available or that I have it, but I don’t. I actually stamped this in March at Stamping Away and never colored it. I love this stamp set so much!
Day 20: Lawn Fawn – Baked with Love
Every time I’ve seen this set colored in the past, I’ve wanted it…so I got it finally and was excited to get the opportunity to color it today! I’m a sucker for pastels/soft colors, can you tell?
Day 21: Pretty Pink Posh – Wild Rose
I LOVE flowers and I love Pretty Pink Posh! I made a card a few weeks ago using this set, but watercolored the images with Zig. I had stamped these images for both mediums for the Kathy Racoosin Coloring Road Trip in St. Louis in March. I only pre-stamp for the coloring challenges so I’m trying to get through it all. It’s amazing what you can do with 2 shades of pink and 3 shades of green, right?
Wow, guys! Only 9 more days to go before this challenge and the month of JUNE is over! I can’t believe how quickly time is passing. I’m enjoying staying busy with this but I’m also looking forward to the pressure being off (which I create for myself…because there’s really NO pressure to color for this challenge). See you all again soon!