Geisha

GeishaThis is my DT project for this week’s Anything Goes challenge at Creative Fingers.  We are being sponsored by the fabulous Aurora Wings this time, where this image, Miyabi, can be found.  I printed her on kraft card stock and colored her with pencil crayons.  Since I haven’t been able to scrape up the cash for a good set, and any hints I’ve dropped have fallen on deaf ears, I used really cheap, grade school pencil crayons, that I blended with mineral spirits and a blending stub.  I’m really happy with how she turned out.  But I still want good pencils!!! I cut her out and matted her on black CS that I rubbed with gold.  The background is Kraft core paper that I embossed with a Cuttlebug folder, then sanded, and cut around the edges.  I punched and shaped some flower blossoms to tie in with her hairpiece, and added little gold centers to them.  I’ve had the oriental coins in my stash for forever and decided that this was the perfect project for them!! I strung them on black floss, that I tied into a tassel at the bottom.  Hope to see you at the challenge at Creative Fingers!!!

I’m entering this card into the following challenges:

Lil Patch of Crafty Friends – ATG #17

Craft Your Passion – #279 ATG

Crafty Cardmakers – Floral Embellishments

Simply Papercrafts – ATG #13

Glitter N’ Sparkle – #154 Something Beginning with “G” (Geisha, gold)

Crafting From the Heart - ATG #77

Incy Wincy – Digis Only

Through the Craft Room Door – ATG Sept. 15-21

Crafty Sentiments – ATG

Crafty Gals Corner – ATG #37

Inspiration Destination – ATG #51

11 thoughts on “Geisha”

  1. Oh my gosh,your colouring skills are just amazing.There are no real words to describe how beautiful this is.Your card to go with her is gorgeous but still in keeping with the oriental style.Thanks for joining us at Crafty Sentiments.Hope to see you again next week.
    Lisa x

  2. Amazing project! I love your coloring and how all the details came together. Thanks for joining us at Craft Your Passion. Hope to see you again on the next challenge! Good luck!!!

  3. Gorgeous card Susan! I love your coloring and the fabulous image. I love your embossing and background. Awesome job!

    I am having a blog celebration; with lots of prizes. I would love for you to join as a follower (if not already), comment on my blog celebration post and add your blog to Mr. Linky.

    Thanks so much for joining our Lil Patch of Crafty Friends Challenge. We hope to see you again in the next challenge. Good luck in the challenge. Hugs, Gloria DT

    http://purpleglocreations.blogspot.com

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