I decided to take some time off of "work" today and color. Yes... I color for work...but today I didn't color for any specific project or deadline.. I colored just for fun...so I guess I had the day off! LOL
I recently joined the Make It Crafty group on Facebook and I'm so impressed (and somewhat intimidated) by the talent over there! Zoe (artist and group administrator) colors like an angel... and I want to soak up everything I can from her.
The group posts challenges and tips for people to try... and I tried two today! (I'll show you one today and another in a few days...)
Here's the first new thing I tried... coloring PLEATS! Now, I've colored pleats on images that already have pleats on them... but I've never done it on "flat" images.
Here's an adorable image from My Favorite Things called Cute Is What I Do. This is the way I would normally color her... (yup... and like normal, I changed the light source half way through the process! LOL)
And here she is with PLEATS! Isn't that awesome? Now, it was my first attempt at pleats and I got a little pleat crazy... and they do look a bit zig-zaggy... but overall, I'm pretty happy and I can't wait to practice this technique and really perfect it.
Here are the Copic markers used:
What are you waiting for? Go out and get your pleat on!