Painting Pumpkins

Happy Thanksgiving Eve!

Since this is Thanksgiving week I thought I would do a Thanksgiving card for you. FYI I only did ONE and I sent it to my Sister. I had a nice quiet day and thought hmmmmm good day to do some colored pencil work. I find coloring with pencils calming, almost meditative. Working with Copic’s is a bit more fast paced, so it’s nice once in a while to take a Zen day.

I used my Polychromos Pencils for this image. I have about 5 different sets of pencils, and they are really each a bit different. I like to use my Prismacolor to enhance my Copic’s.

Prismacolor Pencil List:

  • Upper Pumpkin: 102,107,109, 101
  • Big Pumpkin: 153, 156, 154, 101
  • Tall Pumpkin: 115, 131, 132, 101
  • Stems & Flat Leaves: 267, 166, 171, 103
  • Bow: 109, 115, 186, 188
  • Oak Leaf: 278, 267, 168, 170, 103
  • Acorn: 132, 189, 188, 177, 283, 188
  • Pitcher: 185, 184, 183
  • Small jars: 273, 274, 275
  • Glass jar: 251
  • Pedestal: 251, 101

Card Details:

  • Card base of Opaque White 120lb
  • Green layer cut with rectangle die, adhered with tape runner
  • Spring Fling paper cut with lacy Layer die, adhered with fun foam and 1/4 inch double side adhesive
  • Green circle cut with Stitched Circle Stax, adhered with fun foam and double side adhesive
  • Image printed on Bristol, colored with various Polychromos Pencils, Sprayed with fixative, cut with nesting circle, adhered with tape runner

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2 years ago

Very nice fall card! Thanks for sharing!