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Sunsets with Clouds Tips and Tricks

Sunsets with Clouds Tips and Tricks

JLJDesigns August 28, 2011 0

Wondering where to start coloring your sunset?  You may want to start by looking at photos of sunsets.  You might be surprised by the colors.  Barbara has a fabulous description of how she did

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Grounding Tips and Tricks

Grounding Tips and Tricks

JLJDesigns August 21, 2011 3

There are all sorts of ways to add a little grounding to your favorite image – grass, sidewalks, stone. Did you see the fantastic sidewalk Barbara created for Zoe to jump?  Here’s a tip

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Make It Wet Tips and Tricks

Make It Wet Tips and Tricks

JLJDesigns August 14, 2011 0

So does the idea of coloring something to look wet have you quaking in your craft chair, too?  I have some helpful tips for you to get you started. Debs has a great tutorial

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Colouring with Pink Tips and Tricks

Colouring with Pink Tips and Tricks

JLJDesigns August 8, 2011 0

As with many of our color focused challenge, the trick to coloring with pink is finding a color palette that you like.  Here are some from the MIC DT: RV00, RV21, RV23 RV00 and

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Coloring Dark Skin Tips and Tricks

Coloring Dark Skin Tips and Tricks

JLJDesigns July 31, 2011 0

For me, the key to getting started on this challenge was figuring out what colors to start with.  If you scroll down, the DT cards list some helpful Copic colors.  Marianne Walker has two

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Coloring Embellishments Tips and Tricks

Coloring Embellishments Tips and Tricks

JLJDesigns July 24, 2011 7

This week’s challenge is to color your own embellishments.  Sheila prepared this great tutorial on coloring your own glitter. I used this tutorial on coloring your own baker’s twine.  Another tip is to change the

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New and Different Hair Colors Tips and Tricks

New and Different Hair Colors Tips and Tricks

JLJDesigns July 17, 2011 4

I looked high and low for hair tutorials that weren’t brown, black, blonde…and I found one.  Marianne Walker has a great one for lavender streaks.  You can get some great inspiration by searching for

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Color Cast/Reflection Tips and Tricks

Color Cast/Reflection Tips and Tricks

JLJDesigns June 19, 2011 0

I can’t wait to see what everyone comes up with for this challenge.  Zoe provided some great example pictures in the challenge post.  Those are a good place to start. Marianne Walker has a

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Blues Tips and Tricks

Blues Tips and Tricks

JLJDesigns June 12, 2011 0

When you set out to color with blue, you may be like me and daunted by all the choices.  Here are some tips and tricks to get you started: Mixing in the gray colors

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Yellow and Purple Tips and Tricks

Yellow and Purple Tips and Tricks

JLJDesigns May 29, 2011 1

So you may be asking yourself – why yellow and purple?  Turns out yellow and purple are complimentary colors.  They’re on opposite sides of the color wheel and work really well together. If you’re

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