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A Step in the Dark's 1st Challenge and Wicked Wednesday

Hello! It's a big day for me today! I get to share the first challenge with the brand new A Step in the Dark blog. It's where creative meets creepy. I also have a new Wicked Wednesday challenge. Let's start with the A Step in the Dark, shall we?

We are sponsored by Delicious Doodles, and the challenge is "Skulls." I decided to work with Deadly Nightshade. I colored this stunner of an image with Spectrum Noir markers. Here's a closer look.

I went with colors I don't often use together. I don't typically do citrus tones...so this was a challenge for me. Did you notice the leaves in my background? Those were made using a new die from Dreamweaver Stencils.

I am entering this card into the following challenge- Left of Center's "Spring Fling."  http://leftofcenterchallenges.blogspot.co.uk/2014/04/challenge-30-spring-fling-with.html?m=1
Now...on to Wicked Wednesday.

The theme this week is "Tropical Colors," and we are sponsored by Time for Tea. Again, not tones I use too often, but I thought adding the pretty shade of blue would be ok since the sky (or sea) can totally be this color in the tropics.

I colored the image with colored pencils, and the background was done with watercolors.
Please play along with one or both of these challenges! Get all the deets (plus check out more rad projects from the other DT members) on the A Step in the Dark Blog, and the Wicked Wednesday Blog. Thanks for stopping by, Have an inspiring day!

Comments

Hi Alison thankyou so much for your first project at our new challenge blog A step in the darkness. Your card is beautifully coloured and love how you have created it.
Hugs
Fiona x
Hello Teamie :-)
Both makes are brilliant. I love your colour choices in the Delicious Darkness make. The whole look of the card is natural and rustic and it's finished off perfectly.

<3 & hugs
Lisa xxxx
Anonymous said…
Hi Alison, A stunning card, love the image. Thank you so much for being part of this new venture with us, thank you so much for a fabulous challenge this fortnight.

Hugs Erin x
Beautiful pieces. I always admire your lovely art..your coloring has dazzled me for years.
hugs
Teresa said…
Love your colouring of the DD image - you really added depth and vibrancy to the beautiful 'Nightshade'. Looking forward to seeing more of your fun and unique style during our time together on the team!
maureenjscott said…
What a fabulous project Alison! It's great to see your work at A Step in the Dark!! The team there are so talented and the projects are wonderful! I'm so glad you entered this at Left of Center this fortnight, I love it! mo xxx

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