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Ghost Gillian and Some Rockers

It’s Day 2 of the 31 Days of Halloween from Smeared and Smudged! And, as promised, I have more cards from the latest Simply Betty Stamps release- Jude and the Rockers Fall. I’d like to start with my Halloween card…which also happens to be a Simply Betty image.

This is Ghost Gillian from the Steampunk Halloween collection. You may remember that I shared the colored image with you back during the release, but I didn’t have time to finish her up. Well, here she is!

I colored Gillian in with (gasp!) pencils. And a wee bit of Brick White Copic…just her “skin.” Oh pencils! How I’ve missed you so! I kept the color to a minimum. I wanted her to be ethereal and, well…ghost like!

I surrounded her with clear cabochons, to represent orbs. Have you ever been lucky enough to catch some on film? I have! :) And for the background, I used some amazing textures from the Smeared Ink Quoth the Raven set.

On to Jude and the Rockers! First up is Ali with her baby turkey.

This is such a sweet image! I just love it. And it can be used for so many other occasions than just Thanksgiving!

Seriously loving this image. And, her name is Ali! ;)

This is Bundled Up Brittany. Another cutie! I love her skully scarf.

I colored this and my other Rockers images with my watercolor markers from EK Success. I gave Brittany teal hair like mine (which is seriously in need of a redo!). I kept the colors bright and super cheery. If you cut away the leaves, this image would be great for Winter too!

 

This last card I am sharing today features Lily Pie.  Mmm…I am craving some pie!

In facet, my favorite thing about this image is that huge, steamy pie! I colored the pan to look like one I remember many of my family members having when I was a wee one.

I hope you enjoyed all of my offerings today. I promise that my posts won’t all be this long. :) If you’d like to visit the rest of the Wicked Bloggers from the 31 Days of Halloween (and you should), the entire blog roll is listed in my sidebar. And if you’d like to see more Jude and the Rockers Fall creations (which you also should), please visit the Simply Betty Stamps Blog . Thanks for stopping by. Have an inspiring day!

Comments

DonnaMundinger said…
Gillian is just ethereal, Alison. Really gorgeous! Your Rockers are little cuties too. xxD
Steph said…
Beautiful card, love the gentle colors you used on Gillian and the orbs are the perfect touch. All your Jude cards are rockin' of course, what adorable images :)
Kristina said…
Alison,
Awww, baby turkey, awww so cute!
Love the all white bride card it's a stunner! Love all of your cards you displayed today Tks for sharing all of your wonder works of art!
Peace,
KristyLee
http://kristyleesworld.wordpress.com/
~Lady B~ said…
Girl...you've been so busy! Have you managed to sleep or are you too busy making gorgeous creations?

I am in love with your Gillian card...so ethereal and beautiful!

Your Jude and the Rockers cards are cute as can be!
Laura B said…
Gorgeous work! I bought the new release digis last night, so I'm excited to get to play with them.:)
Jane said…
Love your work they are all fantastic
Luv Jane xxx
Sharon Sahl said…
The ghostly image is so beautiful with the little bit of color you've added! I love it.
Alex said…
Fabulous creations Alison. Love the way you did Lily Pie's hair. The ghost is STUNNING!!!!
Jamie said…
WOW your cards are all so cute!! You are a busy busy person!!
monique said…
wow love the gillian card great job, all the others cards are great too
DK Spins said…
Gillian is absolutely perfect, I love how you kept her in shades of white/beige. Love the little Rockers cards too. You've been awfully busy!
jennifer said…
love you ghostly card, the cabs are a great touch.
Susan said…
Alison all of your work is wonderful...and I am loving that new set from Betty1 like I said yesterday I ordered 4 of the SP Halloween, and I just did a donation for the Zander digi.
I told her i will try to give her another order the end of Nov. (when my check comes) I am also going to make Christian a card :)
Thank you for introducing me to Betty and her wonderful stamps!

You are a prize for her DT for sure!

Thanks for sharing your lovely cards, and I LOVE your coloring :)
Hugs,
Susan
MaRyKaY said…
love all those cards. great coloring on each of them.
you did a great job with them. love all the images too.
Alison... I must say you are definitely an artist with any medium that you pick up! You can really color girl!!! I love all of them! If I had to pick just one, I couldn't!!! Wow... just amazing!!!
Alison...these are all FAB, but I especially love Gillian is just beautifull :)

Fiona. x
Scrap Vamp said…
All of your cards are beautiful but that first one in white is stunning! I LOVE IT!
bonniebluedenim said…
great images and coloring, I, too, especially like the ghostly white image with the crystals! bootiful!
ike said…
Oh, that Ghost Gillian image is wonderful. Such a beautiful card :-)
That poor little turkey with Ali - he's smilin' now 'cos he doesn't know this time next year - he's for the pot !!!! hahahaha
Hugz
Ike xxx
WOW Alison, it would be hard enough for me to create just one project a day for a whole month, and you've done several! Fabulous work, but the first one is my favourite, Gillian looks gorgeous! :D
ldfdesign said…
so many wonderful projects! i love the ghost, you did an awesome job!
Sugar said…
oooh... soooo pretty! great card!

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