Wednesday, August 26, 2020

Hello, fall...


I actually started coloring this lovely Helena Girl with Short Hair digi from MMedel Illustrations over a month ago. I only got the skin and eyes done before having to set her aside for another project and then she kind of got lost in the shuffle until yesterday. I was tidying my desk when I came across Helena again and I really wanted to finish coloring her, the only problem being that with the shift in my seasonal mindset I wasn't really feeling the original summer background that I had planned for her. That's when I got the idea to use the cut off point at her bust line as the neckline of a slouchy sweater she is wearing over her cami. Right away Helena was looking ready for fall, especially with the rust orange color. Now all I had to do was add a simple wash of fall colored forest behind her and she was suddenly enjoying a crisp, autumn morning walk like I can't wait to do myself.
I actually have a few more of these 'big head' beauties by Maria that I can't wait to color up and I hope it doesn't take me as long to finish them as poor, sweet Helena had to wait. If you haven't checked out the etsy shop lately, a lot of great new images have been added as well so be sure to check them out!


Supply list:
cardstock- My Favorite Things and Copic X-Press It
digital stamp- MMedel Illustrations (Girl with Short Hair)
stamp- My Favorite Things (sentiment)
ink- Memento rich cocoa
My Favorite Things A2 stitched rectangle stax set 1
Nuvo gold dream drops
Sharpie extra fine white pen
Copic markers:
skin- E000, E00, E11, E04, R00, R20, E15
eye shadow/lips- YG91, YG93, E95, E97
eyes- BG000, C1, E53, E55, Y26, YG95, E87, E89
hair- E23, E57, E77, E59, E79
clothes- YR21, YR14, YR27, E19, E18, R83, R85, R56, RV99
sky- B0000, B000, B00
trees- YG00, Y11, Y02, Y17, Y18, YR04, YR09, R14, YG95, YG97, YG99, BG99
ground- YG01, G43, YG63, G94, E23, E25, E27, E29
mountains- B21, B23, BV02, V12