Puppy’s Quilt in Pencil

More pencil on kraft cardstock, this time Faber Castell polychromos pencils and a black stamped image from the Colorado Craft Company. My first card with this stamp, ‘puppy’s quilt‘ featured watercolour and lots of blue. This time I have included more white which is always eye catching on kraft along with blue, green and burgandy.

A bonus when colouring an animal on kraft cardstock is using the light brown of the kraft as a colour in the fur or feathers. I have coloured the dog with white and grey but there are light tan areas that show through the shading.

I used archival jet black ink for the outline stamping, I like the way it dries quickly before I have a chance to smudge it! Having used both the inktense and the polychromos pencils on kraft I think I would say the inktense are a little brighter and chalkier, the polychromos more muted and creamier. Not sure how helpful that comparison is but you can compare the two looks if you go back to Monday’s floral card.

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6 Comments on “Puppy’s Quilt in Pencil”

  1. Marian says:

    Beautiful coloring Heather. Such a great card.

  2. Pat says:

    This is a fun stamp with the cute puppy Heather and the pencils on kraft look fantastic with the four colours (I think) you have used, and the bits of white on the dog allowing a little of the kraft card colour through looks great and a pretty white edge around the quilt makes it stand out beautifully from the rest of the patterned background. x

  3. nancystiz says:

    Fabulous pencil coloring on this charming image! I’m impressed with how vibrant the white pencil shows up. I love seeing your work on kraft, something I’ve never done. Thank you for the inspiration.

  4. Karen Jackson says:

    Beautiful colouring Heather on such an unusual card.The puppy looks real and so cosy on his quilt. You really have mastered the art of using coloured pencils on craft card.

  5. Bonnie says:

    Your pencil coloring is amazing, Heather! I want to reach in and pet that sweet puppy and the quilt looks so cozy!

  6. Loll says:

    LOVE this image done with pencils, Heather! And so perfect on the kraft card stock. Great work! xx


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