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Tuesday, August 30

Back to school

Greetings Earthlings-

YAY! We have survived another summer. There are a lot of back to school challenges out there. So many, I've lost track of where and when the deadlines are.. I am going to enter this card in the Mo's Digital Challenge this week.

The challenge was 'back to school'.I used a Mo Manning digital image, of course.  I didn't own any that screamed that theme so I tweaked the 'Paul Texting' image with the sentiment to make it more back to school-y.

I tried something a little different this time around. Instead of printing it in black, I used PSE to color the lines only before I used my Copics.  Here is what the print looked like before coloring.

I've seen lately that folks are trying the 'no line' technique where none of the outline shows. I don't especially care for that look but it did give me the idea to try this. I think it turned out pretty well. It's subtle. I used Prisma Colored Pencils for the skin areas. I was afraid I would loose the detail if I used my Copics.

I also made a fun birthday card but I have to wait until the birthday boy receives it in the mail before I post..

Party on, Wayne


  1. Great technique, and I think this is a perfect 'back to school' image....he does have a backpack/book bag!Glad you joined us in Mo's Challenge.

  2. This is soooo cool!! I don'te believe I've ever seen this done before. I quite like it!! Love the prisma pencil coloring...and this card design is so cute! It's perfect for a teen ...or preteen! So glad you've joined us this week at Mo's! Hugs. Pat Frank

  3. Hehe, what a great idea, Dawn! It looks great without the black borders! Perfect card for a teenager and the sentiment is simply delightful!
    Thanks for joining us at Mo's this week! Hope to see you again soon!
    Hugs, Iulia

  4. Eeks the no line would not work for me.. I treasure that line.haha. I love how this turned out. You did a great job. Thanks for joining us at Mo's.

  5. I know this is all about the cards ... but I have to say, Dawn and I went to high school and I really miss passing notes with her on and off all day. We could IM/text, I suppose ... but until they make a DMAB Handwriting Font, it just won't be the same. Love and miss you, kiddo. Let's you, me and Kathy meet @ lunch to talk about Gerg.

  6. typical kids today... i love the card!!!

    hugs :)


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