Wednesday, May 1, 2019

7 Kids Crafts: Sweet November - Nixie Surfacing

Hello Everyone!

Today is the big day! It's release day for brand spankin' new images from Sweet November called Surfacing at

You can choose to get the entire Limited Time Surfacing Bundle Pack or you can buy your favorite ones separately:

Sweet November- Loire
Sweet November - Nerida
Sweet November - Nixie
Sweet November - Talise
Sweet November - Gully
or you can chose a background that includes a fish, frog, two lily pads, post reed and water lily.
Sweet November - Surfacing Background Builder Set which is completely customizable.

Amy Young, will be on live at 7 Kids Customers Create Facebook Page
at 11AM PST and then at 3:00PM PST, today May 1st. Throughout the day there will be games and prizes.

Okay on to my card.... I colored her with Polychromos coloring pencils and one Prismacolor. Around the edges of the water and sky I used Distress Oxide. For the Glowing fireflies I used a Sakura Gelly roll and smeared it with my finger, then added yellow Polychromos on top. The sentiment is from Kraftin' Kimmie stamps. I've been very excited since I fist saw these stamps. I need that I wanted to color them with color pencils to be able to work on blending skin more. I love my Copic markers but sometimes I can't get them to blend the way I want compared to the way I can with color pencils. Yes, color pencils are much slower... it's like a miniature painting but I love it either way and it's so much more relaxing.

I used Polychromos (+1 Prismacolor):
Ivory, Burnt Sienna, Burnt Umber, Caput Mortuum, Rose Carmine, (Beige), Cinnamon
White, Black, Cold Grey VI, Ultramarine,
Permanent Green, Hooker's Green, Chrome Oxide Green
Earth Green

Distress Oxide:
Black Soot, Pumise Stone and Broken China.

It's usually a little difficult for me to capture color pencil on photograph 
but here's a pretty good close-up of Nixie

Also for May over at 
Make sure to use code: Mama to save 20%
(please note that this does not include new arrivals*)

Thank you so much for stopping by

Katya Bess

1 comment:

  1. Hi Katya! I love this, it's stunning. And I love the photo you managed to get of the texture, it's so hard to get it without a stupid amount of reflection too, I am inspired to try harder! :) Annabel x


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