Saturday, October 1, 2016

DRAWING time....

Good afternoon, We hope you've had fun creating cards today! We certainly have ... Thanks for joining us in celebrating WORLD CARDMAKING DAY :D  We're at our last challenge for the day.
The last theme of the day is DRAWING .... We'd like to see you DRAW on your cards... you could Draw a picture on the card to then colour like this one....




or you could try something a little different and use a pencil shaving to start your picture off, like in this tiny card below where I have used the pencil shaving for her skirt and then drawn the rest of the image with a pen, added an oval with blending card which I've then coloured with Copics for her face as well as adding a bit more colour to the inked pic...


THIS was fun.. I'm definitely going to be trying some more pencil shavings cards :D

Leave a comment with a link to your DRAWN cards OR tag madformarkers and use the following hashtag - #madformarkersWCMD on Facebook/ Instagram

12 weeks till Christmas

CHRISTMAS CARD Challenge... Did you know there are 12 weeks till Christmas ... whoah!! Better get cracking on those Christmas cards right...  you guessed it this time we want to see your Christmas cards....

I've drawn up an Aussie Christmas image... remember Kelly from earlier this morning well this time she's decked out in a Santa hat. If you'd like a copy to colour in then please email info@madformarkers.com.au (after today she will be available in store for purchase)



Here she is on a card ....




Leave a comment with a link to your Christmas CARD OR tag madformarkers and use the following hashtag -#madformarkersWCMD on Facebook/ Instagram

Mini cards

Sometimes a mini card can be a great alternative to a larger sized card... we enjoy making cards out of A6 card folded in half... You can generally make them more quickly as they are smaller too!

The Greeting Farm have some great stamps that work GREAT for these mini cards. If you are in Australia you can get them from us - HERE

Here's a little example for you...



Leave a comment with a link to your mini cards OR tag madformarkers and use the following hashtag - #madformarkersWCMD on Facebook/ Instagram

SHOW us your workspace

We'd love to see a photo of your workspace today .. where are you creating your cards???

PLEASE upload a piccy for us :)

Leave a comment with a link to workspace pictur OR tag madformarkers and use the following hashtag -#madformarkersWCMD on Facebook/ Instagram

SHOW US your BOY CARDS

HERE is a really simple one for INSPIRATION... you can go simple or elaborate ... just make it suitable for a BOY :D


Leave a comment with a link to your boy card OR tag madformarkers and use the following hashtag - #madformarkersWCMD on Facebook/ Instagram

Try some Handlettering

Hand lettering has become quite popular :D There are some beautifully handwritten creations out there.. As our second challenge for the day we would like to see your Handlettering on a card...

Here's my attempt ... I need to practise a bit more to get the letters and words even .. but It's fun.. AND I have a CHRISTMAS card made.. whoo hoo!!




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Welcome to our World Cardmaking Day celebrations

Good Morning! WELCOME to our World Cardmaking Day celebrations!!! We are going to post a new CARD challenge up each hour which will have a different THEME / prompt.

To get the party started we are going to give you a FREEBIE... email info@madformarkers.com.au to request your Kylie Koala SPRING digi (after today she will be available in store for purchase)


As you might guess from this Digi the theme for our first card is SPRING

HERE is a little inspiration for you:


COPIC TECHNIQUE TIP - To get the textured fur look I coloured the Koala with N Greys and then used blender solution on some textured cloth, dabbing it onto the fur.

We'd love to see your SPRING cards.. please leave us a link in the comments here or post on our facebook page :) ON social media please tag @madformarkers or use the hashtag #madformarkersWCMD