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13th Feb

Coloring Fair Skin Part Two

This is the second part of the coloring Fair Skin and Hair tutorial. Part 1 of this tutorial can be found HERE. Coloring Red Hair Tutorial In coloring red hair we will be using Spectrum Noir Alcohol Markers TN7 TN6 and OR1. Start by applying the darkest color, TN7 in the shadow areas of the hair. - Read full post [...]

4th Jan

Coloring Fair Skin

This tutorial will share how to color fair skin with Spectrum Noir alcohol markers. For this example the following markers are: FS9, FS4, FS2, TN1, CR2, and TN2. The first step is to add in the shadow details with the darkest marker in the blend, FS9. The shadows will be around the sides of the - Read full post [...]

13th Jun

Coloring Baby Skin With Spectrum Noir AquaBlend Pencils

In this video tutorial I will show a quick and simple way to color baby skin with the Spectrum Noir AquaBlend Pencils. To color the skin I used the Coral and Soft Red AquaBlend Pencils. For the rest of the image I used Charcoal Brown, Ruby, Fossil Grey, Aegean Blue and Deep Blue. I also - Read full post [...]

23rd May

Coloring Blue-Gray Hair

This tutorial will show you how to color blue/gray hair. I will be using Spectrum Noir Alcohol Markers in the following colors: BGR1, BGR3, BGR5 TB2 IG1, IG3, IG7 The image featured in this tutorial is “Grand Couple” by Some Odd Girl.   Color in just the shadowed areas on the gentleman’s hair with IG7 - Read full post [...]

20th Apr

Coloring Puddles

This tutorial will show how to color puddles on a paved or cement colored surface. Featured are Spectrum Noir alcohol markers BGR1, BGR2, BGR3, BGR4, BGR5, GG3, GG4, GG5, TB3, TB1, LY1, and GB4. Since we are coloring a puddle on top of pavement, it will have a grey base with hints of blue in - Read full post [...]

23rd Nov

Darker Skin Tones with Spectrum Noir Pencils.

Today I wanted to share some colour combinations and a quick tutorial for darker skin tones using the Spectrum Noir Blendable Pencils. I have used the following for this tutorial: A Skin Tone Practice sheet from Some Odd Girl Blog  Neenah Solar White Cardstock…But I highly recommend Crafter’s Companion Watercolour Card or Similar as it - Read full post [...]

27th Aug

Adding Facial Features Revisited

I think it’s very important to express the facial features correctly and and in a realistic way when coloring people,  that’s why I took a look back at the tutorial section on the Spectrum Noir website. There are so many great tutorials and tips how to improve your coloring skills, like this one on adding facial features by Lis Murphy. It was the - Read full post [...]

22nd Jul

Facial Definition & Shading with Spectrum Noir

I have a step by step tutorial to share with you, showing how I add facial definition to a stamped character image using Spectrum Noir alcohol markers. You will also see how I shade and color the rest of the skin tones, for the same image. Step 1: Starting with darkest marker (TN4), I add in where - Read full post [...]

23rd Apr

Purple Birthday Wishes

  • Posted by: on 23rd Apr 2014 at 8:00am

I have a card to share that I made for my youngest daughter, who is a purple lover! I chose this fabulous Peacock Kaylee stamp from Some Odd Girl Stamps and set about coloring her up. The colors I used are: Skin: FS4, FS5, FS6, TN2, TN3, TN4, HB3, HB2 Hair: IG4, IG6, IG9, IG10, - Read full post [...]

30th Oct

Back to School

  • Posted by: on 30th Oct 2013 at 8:00am

Hello there. I wanted to share this perfect back to school/college card that I created recently. On this card which features Bookish Tia from Some Odd Girl Stamps, I have used: Skin: TN3, TN2, FS4, PP2 Hair: True Black,IG10 IG, IG9, IG5 Skirt: IG9, IG7, IG3 Bag: BGR4, EB2, EB1, DR5, TB2, CT4, CT2, OR1, - Read full post [...]