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Wednesday, 24 September 2014

Penguin Playtime

Here is another parchment Christmas card to add to my collection and this is a pattern by Judith Maslen.
This time I used my new Spectrum Noir pencils for the colouring.  I was pleased with the blending effect and  the ease with which  the colours blended. I didn't think that I would like another pencil as much as I like my Faber Castell Polychromos but I might change my mind with more use for comparison.  I don't think they sharpen as well as the Faber but that is probably because they are softer.
Here is the finished card


Carol
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I have entered my Playful Penguins in The Great Penguin Challenge of 2014.  Thank you Squirrel for the heads up.
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4 comments:

  1. This is fabulous hunny! Would love it if you entered The Great Penguin Challenge 2014 on my blog until 30 Sept. Hugs xx

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  2. Oh wow Carol, this is stunning. Such a gorgeous Christmas card.

    Sue xx

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  3. Another brilliant card Carol. I've heard the secret to sharpening Spectrum Noir pencils is to turn the sharpener and hold the pencil still - and don't sharpen to a point.

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