Happy Friday the 13th – Honey Bear Stuffies

Oh these Honey Bear Stuffies from Stamping Bella remind me so much of Winnie the Pooh!  Love them!  They make such a cute birthday card!

Here is what I came up with…

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I didn’t use my Copics to color the image this time, but instead used my Prismacolor colored pencils and Gamsol.  I had used my pencils before with a blender pen, but after watching a video on YouTube where the artist used Gamsol and a paint brush to blend the colors.  I had used Gamsol before with a blending stump, but found it hard to get the look I wanted.  By using the Gamsol and a small paint brush (not a watercolor brush), I was able to get some great blending.  I love this technique, and was able to add more layers of color to the image.

Another look…

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A close up of the bears…

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The Gamsol removed some of the waxy look of the colored pencils even after the many layers of color that I applied.  I like the outcome almost as much as my Copics!

I did keep track of the colors that I used and will post them at the bottom under my supply list.

Another look…

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To finish the card I added some enamel dots and a fun sun puffy sticker.

One final look…

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Happy Friday the 13th! and Happy Crafting!

 

Nancee

Supplies:

 

                   

 

Prismacolor pencils:  941 Light Umber; 1034 Golden Rod; 942 Yellow Ochre; 1012 Jasmine; 1084 Ginger Root; 1093 Seashell Pink; 939 Peach; 1018 Pink Rose; 937 Tuscan Red; 1099 Expresso; 1031 Henne; 938 White; 910 True Green; 911 Olive Green; 909 Grass Green; 908 Dark Green; 1003 Spanish Orange; 1002 Yellowed Orange; 1067 90% Cool Grey; 923 Scarlet Lake; 922 Poppy Red; 924 Crimson Red; 925 Crimson Lake

About Nancee56

I have been a crafter for many years. Knitting, crocheting, and paper crafting are my passion. I love to make handmade gifts and cards and spread a little cheer. I work full time outside of my home but enjoy creating in my spare time.

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