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Sunday, April 17, 2011


Wow, can you believe we are on Sketch 100? What a milestone and I am so thrilled that we are still going strong.  Next month is our 2 year sketch challenge anniversary and we have some very special things planned for you. Stay tuned for all those details and be sure to come celebrate with us!! Now on to this week's sketch!!


  Enter one style or both this week.

Just have fun and come play with us :)

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Here is my card for this week:

And what did I do to create this card?

I used the gorgeous image from Sugar Creek Hollow and coloured using various coloured pencils and OMS. To evoke a feeling of looking at an insect display in a Natural Science Museum, I cut three pieces of clear something or other that was part of the packing of a cleaning kit I purchased a week or two ago, and using beads as spacer, attached the 'windows' over the image. The bee's wings were coloured in various pastel shades and then crystal glitter glue was added over the top.

And that, pretty much, is all it took.

I am particularly pleased with the result, and am planning to frame this for display in my studio.


  1. wat een mooie kaart met prachtige kleuren jen.

    groetjes karin

  2. This looks fabulous Jen! I love this particular image and you have done just a gorgeous job with your design.

  3. Hello Jenn - you nailed this sketch my friend - whata gorgeous image, you have coloured ot beautifully Jenn - I am loving it! Thank you for sharing my friend - I always love to come and see you! {{{hugs}}}

  4. Beautiful image, lovely design!

  5. Your deep, rich colors and sparkle on the wings are gorgeous!


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