Kiddos are Celebrating the Seasons

Our theme this week is our Holiday Kiddos stamps. BlogStar Tobi Crawford gets us started with our Leaf Girl Kiddo image for Fall and some great coloring techniques. Be sure to check out these Design Team blogs today with other terrific Kiddos ideas.

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Hi there! It’s Tobi here and today I’m celebrating my favourite time of year: AUTUMN, and my absolute fav thing is watching the leaves turn from green to orange, red, yellow and all the shades in between. I think it’s a fun challenge to colour turning leaves with Copic markers. There are many different combos you could play around with, but today I went with the green/orange combo. Check it out:

I coloured Leaf Girl Kiddo with Copics and left the leaves ’till last.
As you can see here, I started with the greens then went to orange.
Just a little tip: if you’re combining two colours that don’t really go together (green and orange, for example), they should be a light marker. Dark markers will just push against each other and will be stubborn – but light markers will blend nicely!
So once I added the dark orange on the tips of the leaves I had to blend it out a little with the light orange.
All done!
Pretty fun, right?! Thanks for joining me today!

7 thoughts on “Kiddos are Celebrating the Seasons

  1. Thanks for spelling out your use of Copics. I’m a beginner and try the color blending I see, but when you pointy it out like the leaves I really learn something. Well done.

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