Friday, July 27, 2018

Scrappers Delights New Release

Hello, crafty friends!

Today I want to share with you this card I made using one of the newest Scrapper's Delights digital images!  This is an Pippin the Sprite IMP!!  Mischievous little creature up to all kinds of tricks!! Here is just admiring the beautiful butterfly!!


Image: Pippin

Copic Sketch Markers:

Skin:
YG03, YG00
Hat and Pants:
YR23, YR21, YR20
Earings and Bell:
YR23 and Gold Wink of Stella
Mushrooms:
R29, R27, R24, E53, E51
Grass:
G17, G14, G12
Butterfly:
V09, V06, V04, Y15, Y13, E33, E31

Cloud:
Tumbled Glass Distress Ink

I hope you like my card and coloring!  Please don't forget to subscribe and leave your comments!!

Thank you for stopping by and have a great day!

Keep getting crafty!

Yours truly

Maria
The Unexpected Crafter




Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Crafty Sentiments Designs - Anything Goes

Hello, crafty friends!! 

Today starts a new challenge at Crafty Sentiments Designs.
The theme is: Anything Goes


Image:

Skin:
E11, E00, E000
Hair:
YR23, YR21, R20
Clothes:
R85, R83, R81
Hose:
RV11, RV10
Rattles:
Y15, Y13, YR03, YR00
R83, R81

Grounding:
W3, W1

I hope you can join us for this challenge and I hope you subscribe to my blog for more challenges, crafting and coloring!

Thank you for stopping by and have a great day!

Keep Getting Crafty!

Yours Truly,

Maria
The Unexpected Crafter







Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Kidna Cute - Mid tone Skin Tutorial

Hello, crafty friends!!

I finally finished the card to show the end product of my skin and hair tutorial.  I am very pleased with how it turned out.

Image:
Kinda Cute by Paricia Alvarez

The colors I used for her dress:
B29, B26, B24


The Skin colors used
E13, E11, E00

Hair:
C9, C7, C5,


Below are the YouTube Videos I made of the skin and hair coloring tutorials. 

Please like and subscribe my videos!!  There will be crafting and coloring to come! 

Skin Tutorial

Dark Hair

Thank you so much for stopping by and I hope that you find my videos helpful!  Also, don't forget to subscribe to my blog for more tutorials and coloring!

Have a great day and keep getting crafty!

Yours Truly,

The Unexpected Crafter

Maria








PaperNest Dolls - Special Project - Dark Skin & Curly Hair

Hello, crafty friends!!

I wanted to finally show the final card where I had discussed in a video how I color dark skin and curly dark hair.  Here's is the finished card.

Image by: 
PaperNest Dolls

Here are the colors I used for her skin:
E15, E13, E11 

I hope you like my card.  Here's a link to the videos I made for her skin and hair coloring.

My Channel
Youtube
(Please subscribe and like my videos)

Skin

Hair

I hope that you enjoyed my videos and that they may help you should you have any questions about coloring skin and hair.

Please visit my blog again for more upcoming tutorials and videos!!

Have a great day and keep getting crafty!

Yours Truly,

The Unexpected Crafter

Maria



Blog Challenges I am entering my project:









Sasayaki Glitter Stamps - Kitty Family

Hello, crafty friends!!

Today I want to share with you another coloring video!! As always, I chose Copic Sketch markers, which I prefer in my coloring.  

This super sweet image if from Sasayaki Glitter Stamps!  Please subscribe to her Youtube channel for more coloring and tutorials.

YouTube
Sasayaki Glitter Stamps

Finished Card

Thank you so much for stopping by.  I hope that you subscribe to my blog and Youtube channel! I will be uploading more tutorials and coloring inspiration! 







Sunday, July 15, 2018

Skin & Hair Series Copic Coloring

Hello, crafty friends!! 

Today I am excited to share with you a few videos I made on how I color skin and hair using Copic Sketch Markers.  Everyone has their own technique and I have picked up a few tips here and there from many other crafters over the years.  

Please subscribe to may channel and like my videos!!  Thank yo so much!!  If you have any questions, please fell free to ask.  

Light Skin
Image by: My Favorite Things

Brown Hair
Image by: My Favorite Things

Medium Tone Skin
Image by: Kinda Cute 

Dark Hair
Image by: Kinda Cute


Dark Skin
Image by: PaperNest Dolls


Dark Curly Hair
Image by: PaperNest Dolls

Thank you so much for stopping by!!  Please make sure to subscribe to my videos and blog.  I will be creating more videos on coloring clothing, nature and other things.  

I hope that you visit my blog and channel again and would love to hear from you!

Have a great day and keep getting crafty!!

Yours Truly,

The Unexpected Crafter

Maria









Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Basic Copic Coloring - Baby Onesie

Hello, crafty friends!!

I wanted to share with you this video on a simple coloring of this wood block stamp of a Baby Onesie.  It was my first time doing a voice over!  I hope you like it!


I used Copic Sketch Markers:

R85, R83, R83
YG00

White Gel Pen for white dots

Please subscribe for more videos and I would love to read your comments

Keep Getting Crafty!




Sasayaki Glitter Stamps - Olivia Speed Coloring

Hello, Crafty Friends!!

I wanted to show this speed coloring tutorial for this Sasayaki Glitter stamps digital image!!

The videos shows all the colors I used for this image!  Please don't forget to subscribe for more video tutorials.

YouTube Video

Finished Card
No automatic alt text available.

Thank you so much for stopping by and I hope that you also subscribe to my blog for more crafting inspiration!!

Keep getting Crafty!


Crafty Sentiments - Christmas in July

Hello, crafty friends!!

Its time for another challenge at Crafty Sentiments. The theme is:  Christmas in July!!  I decided to color this super cute image of a couple of Snowman.  


Image: 
Mr. and Mrs. Snow
Crafty Sentiments Designs

Copic Sketch Markers Used:

Hat and Scarf
R29, R26, R24, YG09, YG06, YG03, C3, C1
V09, V06, V04

Nose:
YR04

Hands:
E33, E31

Snow:
B00

Sky:
Tumbled Glass Distress Ink
I hope you like my coloring and card and I hope to see you join the challenge! 
Thank you for stopping by and keep getting crafty!






Sunday, July 1, 2018

Baby Seals - Speed Coloring

Hello, crafty friends!!

Today I want to share a video I made coloring this super cute baby seals.  They are part of the New Release by Crafty Sentiments Designs.  I took two pics to show two different technqiues.  On one is a smooth skin and the other you can see texture.  I will make another video at a later time where I show how to do it!



YouTube Video
for Sasayaki Glitter Stamps


I used two of the Grey/Dark Copic Sketch markers:
C's and T's

I hope you enjoy my video and please don't forget to subscribe to the YouTube Channel and my blog for more crafting!

Thank you!

Yours Truly,

The Unexpected Crafter
Coloring and Crafting Simply Stated!







Crafty Sentiments Designs - Birthday

Hello, crafty friends!! Today I want to share this fun card I made using this colorful painter! He will "paint" your birthda...