It's day 3 of our September Release Sneak Peeks. And today, I've returned to my CAS roots to shine the spotlight on the large bloom and leaf outline images included in Ever After.
I chose a simple layout and color combo to really let the gardenia shine. I just love how this image colors. It's not overly complicated, but has just enough detail to really have fun while you are coloring it. Depending on how you highlight and shade it, the amount of movement in the petals is really in your control. Gardenia petals are pretty large and smooth, which makes it a breeze to fussy cut. I stamped the leaves, bloom, and bud on white cardstock, colored them with Copics and fussy cut them all out.
Even though this is a gardenia, I just love how it looks colored in different shades as well. I also added a few drops of Glossy Accents to try to suggest some fresh water drops on the petals. It didn't turn out exactly how I imagined, but this was my first time experimenting with Glossy Accents, so maybe with time. ;o)
The girls have more for you today as well, head on over to see what they done. They have totally blown me away this release!
And don't forget, today is the last day to leave a comment for a chance to win "Ever After". Leave a comment by 11:59 pm August 30th, and I will pick two random winners from all countdown comments combined to win "Ever After". Be sure to leave a comment each day to increase your chances! I'll be back tomorrow with the full reveal.