Thursday, March 26, 2009

An Award and a Thank You

Poppy gave me this wonderful award yesterday. How sweet! Thank you so much!

I also want to say thank you for all the wonderful comments I have been getting lately, especially on yesterday's CTD post. I am blushing over all the flattering comments about my coloring. I have to give credit to all the wonderful artists out there who post tutorials and give endless tips and advice on how to color...this includes watercoloring, Copic markers, and colored pencils with odorless mineral spirits (gamsol technique on SCS). There are many, many artists that I get inspiration and coloring advise from which I have learned so much. Here are just a few-please visit these fabulous artists below for coloring tips!

Ila - Artfully Ila

Debbie - Thinking Inking

Leslie - Running with Scissors

Amy - Stampin' Stuff

Inge - Patterned Paper

Of course...I soaked up every bit of Copic information that I could get my hands on from Marianne at I Like Markers. Everything you can glean from the beginning of that blog, from how to choose color families, what the numbers on the markers mean, to how apply the correct amount of ink, is what you learn at a Copic Certification class. Now we can't all attend that, but we can learn just as much by applying the principals and techniques she teaches on her blog...it is an invaluable resource when it comes to Copics. Read it now!!!

And one last thing...don't forget to check out YouTube for video tutorials. There is an endless supply on all kinds of techniques and this is a great way to learn by watching the coloring in action!

I follow more than 60 blogs these days and while I would love to visit and comment on every post, every day, it's just not possible. But I do visit and comment when I can and I just want everyone to know how much I appreciate their support and humor and friendship! This blogging business is Good! I hope everyone has a wonderful day!

4 comments:

Carol Dee said...

Well Deserved award and COMPLIMENTS. :)

Cheryl Joshua said...

Congratulations,you do have an Uber Amazing blog!!!
xx

Rose Ann said...

Congrats, Danielle!! You deserve it!!

Ila said...

Congrats on the well deserved Award Danielle!!...and Thank You so much for thinking of me..I'm so pleased!!..Hugs, Ila