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Thursday, June 28, 2012

Free Digital Stamp Alert!

You’ve seen the Wally and LuLu cards I’ve made from Alexandra’s sketches.  She’s also sent me some flower sketches.  This is one of them:

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She sketched these African Daisies from a photo on my blog.  The sketch includes a fly on the petals, but I accidently colored over one of the wings and couldn’t correct it so I colored over the whole fly.  I printed on Flourishes Classic White cardstock and colored with Copic markers.  The sentiment is from Flourishes, and the designer paper is BasicGrey Kioshi.

Now, for the fun part – Alexandra has shared this sketch and others on her new blog for all to use.  You can find this sketch here.  But, please treat yourself by starting at her most recent post and scrolling through her artwork.  You’ll find more free digitals as well as some pretty amazing sketches she’s done for herself.  Serious talent there.  I hope you enjoy!

21 comments:

  1. Wow Leslie, absolutely sensational! Love the rich dark colors you used, really outstanding! I checked out Alexandra's blog and you are right, she is very talented! Thanks for the tip.

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  2. Hi Leslie, I'm on my lunch break at work just now and thought I'd pop online . This was a lovely surprise. You've done a terrific job colouring this. I love the purple colours too. Nobody would know the fly had ever been on these pretty flowers (in hind sight maybe I should have omitted his presence anyway, they're prettier without him).
    Thanks for letting folks know I've started my blog. I plan to update more digi sketches regularly there. I'd love to see any finished projects using them. tfs
    Alexandra x

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  3. Gorgeous, Leslie! From the image and coloring to the design and product choices, this card is fabulous!

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  4. just got back from visiting her blog, wow she does such wonderful work! I love the colors you chose and the pretty papers to go with it!

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  5. Wow.Gorgeous coloring of the pretty daisies and stunning background DP's, layout, doily, sewing and I see you still have some of the ribbon we bought together at Joanne's.......years ago :-) TFS
    Hopefully the sun stays out for the weekend.

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  6. This is stunning Leslie. I love that purple and green combo. :)

    Hugs~

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  7. Oh Leslie! The coloring and shading on those flowers is just exquisite. SO glad I visited your blog today and didn't miss this beauty.

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  8. Francie (Montreal)June 28, 2012 at 11:49 AM

    I want to say exactly what Susan (above) said. But she beat me to it.

    The colour combination is fabulous. I think it's my favourite. Wish I could use digital images. However, I find the ink runs when I colour the image and I am not in a position to either change my inkjet printer or my Tombows for something else. Not yet anyway. So I'll chug along merrily with what I've got.

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  9. This is SOOOO beautiful, Leslie! Daisies are my favorite:) and your coloring is awesome. Thanks for sharing the link to the wonderful image, too.

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  10. Leslie, this is amazingly beautiful! I have gone to her blog and gotten it for myself! Beautiful finished product! Well done!

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  11. Seriously GORGEOUS coloring, Leslie! WOWWWWW!

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  12. WOW Miss Leslie! this is So Beautiful! ove yoru Fabulous dreamy coloring! Almost looks like watercolors! Really Gorgeous! 8-) Super layout and I So love the Kioshi dp's ( I have been hoarding mine for a while now, lol ) Just a Wonderful creation my friend! 8-)

    Hugs
    Shannon

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  13. Stunning! Your colouring is fabulous. The daisy's really pop. Love the Kioshi paper, I used it on my card for tomorrow's post. Love the purples!

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  14. Very pretty card. The sketch is gorgeous.

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  15. Well, you KNOW, after getting to see this in real life, how much I love it. I just re-read your post about your Mom, too. Her art was so stunning and beautiful. You must miss her very much.

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  16. Beautiful and springy Leslie! Wonderful coloring.

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  17. very pretty card. coloring is beautiful even with the missing bee. ROFL
    Have a great day

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  18. Oh a lovely Leslie flower! I see you got to meet Susie as well! Lucky!

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  19. Just love these flowrs Leslie, Have been to visit Alexandra's blog and collected the image. Thanks you for sharing her with us. Have a great weekend.

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  20. This card is beautiful! Love your coloring on the flowers!!! Thanks for the link to Alexandra's blog--can't wait to check it out!

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  21. Two amazing talents combine in one fabulous card creation!!! Leslie, your coloring of this beautiful sketch from Alexandra is gorgeous. Simply love, love, love this one!

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