Thursday, March 22, 2012

Mad For Markers Blog Hop!

Good afternoon and welcome to the Mad For Markers Birthday Blog Hop! We are so pleased that you have come along to help us celebrate 2 years at Mad For Markers! If you came here from Alyce's blog, then you are on the right track. If not, then please go over the Mad For Markers Challenge blog to start the hop.

Today in the spirit of celebration and birthdays, I have used one of the awesome Odd Girl Stamps - Big Day Tobie, which is available for purchase over at the Mad For Markers Store.
I have coloured this image up in my Mad For Markers Copic Journal which is just great for practising out new colour combinations. A new colour combination which I created for this image, was the for the skin using E30, E31 and E13.... and I quite like the way it turned out.
Materials List:
Memento Tuxedo Black Ink
Mad For Markers Copic Journal
Skin: E30, E21, E13
Eyes & Mouth: G12, G15, E04 & Opaque White
Hair: E51, E25, E29, E35
Clothes & Shoes: T1, T3, T5, T7, R24, R27, R29, R59, B34, B37, B39, W1, W3, W5, W7
Cake: E40, E41, E42, E71, E74, E77, E79, N1, N3, N5, Y38, YR09, BG45 BG49

Don't forget their are prizes for people who hop along, so be sure to leave a comment on each of the blogs you visit, because you never know which blog might be hiding a prize.

Thanks for visiting my blog today and joining in the Mad For Markers 2nd Birthday Blog hop.... head on over to Sheri's blog by clicking here.


  1. I LOVE him!! Awesome colouring! I love the darker skin! LOVE his eyes too!!
    Tobie looks AMAZING here!:)

  2. Wow great work/ I love to see a boy stamp coloured!!!

  3. I agree with Sammi - Tobie looks amazing. I'm going to have to check out the Copic Journal at M4M - what an awesome idea!!


  4. Fabulous idea to keep a journal for colour combos. Love that idea, thanks Rachael. Your colouring of the image looks great.

    Kasey ~ in Oz

  5. Love your Birthday Boy and your great colouring :-)

  6. Fantastic colouring Rachael, especially love his eyes, will have to try that green combo! Take careX:)

  7. Awesome colouring Rachael! I love how you have added such dimension into your colouring.
    Alicia xx

  8. Rach your colouring is amazing! I love your colouring WOW! :)

  9. YOur colouring is absolutely amazing !! Cute image too!! Hugsxx

  10. Wow, great scheme of the copics used!!Fun boy..
    you are a real colour expert.
    Ciao hopping over to the next mad for markers blog.

  11. Gorgeous;y coloured and thanks for the skin tip, I'm always nervous about trying new combos for skin but will definatley be having a play with this one. Jac M4M Digi DT

  12. He looks very Cool ! Love the way you coloured him up !

  13. Amazing green eyes and gorgeous colouring.

  14. Wow Rachael, what superb colouring!! The blue and the red is so striking! Simply Love it!!
    Lynn xxx

  15. Aww..Racheal...totally different ..I like it ..he is cute ... plus I love your blog .. :-)

  16. awww Big Day Tobie is one of my absolute favorites.. he's such a charming little guy! I've been meaning to create my own color journal for a while now.. maybe one of these days. Great job on yours!! :) :) :)
    Hugs, Leah

  17. Thank you so much for letting us know what colours you used for the skin tone. I'm always on the 'look out' for new colour combinations! I'm going to see what that journal is once I've finished blog hopping hugs Karen

  18. gorgeous colouring for your journal and great image choice
    Hugs and thanks for the hop
    Kate xx

  19. Your colouring is amazing Rach. I love the detail and that fact you have used soooo many copics in this one image!

    Happy Crafting
    Sam xx

  20. What a hip young man, love your colouring