Friday, March 27, 2009

Anya, the Unicorn Princess!

Hi everyone! I had this idea that it would be really sweet if Princess Anya (from The Greeting Farm) could ride the Unicorn (also from The Greeting Farm, in digital form). So I thought I'd make her standing next to the Unicorn, getting ready to ride. The problem was that with the Unicorn printed to a size where he didn't take up the whole card front Anya just looked way too big to be riding on him. So I placed Anya on top of the frame, and I like to think that she's looking across the field, and getting ready for her first Unicorn ride!

I've been asked a few times to list the marker colors I used and so I will try to keep track of them from now on. I don't want to scare anybody off who is thinking of starting to use Copics, because I have seen many beautiful cards made using just a few markers. I am not much of a "less is more" girl, though, when it comes to coloring! So, for this card I used :

Skin: E00, E02, RV21 (Cheeks)
Hair: (Cream Prisma Marker - I do not yet have a pale yellow/almost off white Copic that would be good for the lightest part of the hair here. I tried Y000 at first but it had a slight green cast. If anyone has a suggestion, I'd love to hear it), plus Y21, Y26, Y28.
Blues (on Unicorn and Dress): B000, B01, B02
Pinks:RV21, RV23, RV25
Green:YG03, YG17
And I forgot to mark down what oranges I used on the flowers, sorry.

The DP is Little Yellow Bicycle. The flowers are Prima, with Swarovski crystals (from the jewelry craft section) glued in the centers. The pink flower was white and I used my Copics to make it match. And, finally, there is LOTS of Dazzling Diamonds glitter (SU) on the Unicorn, crown and wand!

I hope everyone has a great weekend, filled with whatever makes them happiest!


Angie said...

FAbulous as usual Traci! I love the sparkles on the Unicorn, and it looks perfect with Princess Anya on the outside of the frame. I usually use E00 for skin too (Ilove it) but I just ran out while coloring all the Anya's for our Member Card swap! AAGH!!! And since I live all the way over here in Italy, it is going to take forever to order some, so I'm substitutin my E00 with E21 and E51... yellower skin but it still works. Have a happy Friday!

Janna said...

Ohhh this is so, so pretty Traci!!! I love all the sparkle and the way you made the frame around the unicorn!! So cute that you decided to include the princess Anya! I never would have thought of that! Your coloring and papers are beautiufl! So, so fun! And I am loving that you are including your markers that you used! That is so, so helpful!!


Emily said...

When I grow up, ;) I want to be just like her. I love the unicorn and of course the sparkle!!!!

**CrEaTiNgWiThAlOhA** said...

beautiful card i love how the unicorn shines....

Carisa said...

Gorgeous! I love how you color the hair.

Heather Schlatter said...

This is so so so so so stunning and gorgeous and fantabulous and all those other big words!!! I love it and you have to let me know what colors you used to do her hair and how to do it!!! I love it!!!!!!!!!!!

Love it!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Love it !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!1


Javablustamper said...

OMGosh, Traci!!! You ALWAYS come up with the COOLEST creations!!! I LOVE this one!!! Although, I LOVE all your other ones too!! Haha!!! Oh well, what can I say? You are WICKED talented!!! Is that where Wicked Pixie came from?? I am SO glad you share your talent!!! Thanks for visiting my blog and sorry I haven't visited you for awhile!!! Boy did I miss out!!! HOpe you are well!!!

Take care!!!

Kristine said...

Wow Traci!
This card is AMAZING!
I love your colouring!
Have a nice weekend!!
Hugs from Kristine

Meli Palmer said...

The coloring on this is absolutely stunning!

Anonymous said...

This card is so beautiful! The coloring is awesome! TFS!

Heidi Brawley said...

OMG! THis is tooo stinking cute!!! Love it!!!

Jessica Diedrich said...

OMG HOWWWWW did I miss this?!?!?!?!? Oh, I was on vaca and no internet that's how wow wow I LOVE this and the beautiful sparkly unicorn...this is a masterpiece!