Talented Trio for PP266

I enjoy playing a couple of challenges most weeks as it gets me to use my tools and supplies a little differently than I might otherwise.  When I originally looked at the challenge that was the basis for today’s creation with Talented Trio, I thought I’d never come up with anything.  I let it roll around in the attic for a while until inspiration hit.  It can be like that for me — one thing perking while I’m creating something or working on something else.

Here’s how I combined Talented Trio with PP266

Talented Trio for PP266 from theartfulinker.com

The girls in Talented Trio are soo cute!  I decided the skater was perfect for the challenge and the coming season.  I had to use Cucumber Crush, Real Red and Crushed Curry.  That was a bit of a head scratcher for me initially.

I used the Thick Whisper White cardstock for the base and added a layer of Cucumber Crush.  The Whisper White focal layer was cut to leave just a smidgen of Cucumber Crush border.

I stamped my ice skater in Smoky Slate so as to leave a very light outline.

Then using my ink pads and Blender Pens, I colored her in being sure to leave lighter bits of color to create texture and shadowing.

Talented Trio for PP266 card detail from theartfulinker.com

After she was colored to my satisfaction, I pulled out my Two Way Glue Pen and drew a shadow and two trails with glue.  Before it dried, I sprinkled on Dazzling Diamonds.  I think it gives the illusion of ice.

And I’m not sure if you can see them, but there’s a sprinkling of clear Metallics sequins that add more subtle shimmer.

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1 Comment

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    Joanne James
    October 15, 2015 at 4:35 pm

    What an adorable ice skater Sara – and the sparkly ice trails are the perfect touch! Thanks for joining us over at The Paper Players this week!

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