Saturday, November 9, 2013

Happy Saturday!

Hello everyone! It's a good day, you wanna know why???  Tomorrow I leave to go to an oil painting workshop given by Dalhart Windberg for 3 days!! I am beyond excited just to meet the man, he is such a great artist.  I just hope that a fraction of his talent will rub off on my while I am there.

Anyhow, I have been working on stuff behind my blog that I can't show right now, but I did remember this card that I haven't showed yet.

This is a Saturated Canary image, I think her name is Rose.  Anyhow, I colored it with Prismacolor Pencils on kraft cardstock.  I didn't like the glare of the pencil wax when it was done, so I went over it with Claudine Hellmuth Multi-Medium with a very thin layer and it worked like a charm.  The image appears printed onto the paper.  I love it!  I should have taken before and after pictures.  It didn't warp my paper or anything!!!!

I used Maja Design papers and frantage on the Cheery Lynn Butterflies!

P. S. You can take my class on Prismacolor Pencils HERE!!

Ok, I'm off to go pack for my trip!  I'm so excited!  I just hope I am not embarrassed! haha!

Here is just one of his amazing pieces of artwork:

Have a wonderful Saturday!! Thank you for stopping by!

Hugs, Dena


  1. Have fun at the workshop, sound like fun! Windberg looks really talented. :) But so are you, your card is stunning. Gorgeous coloring, you get such depth in your images. Fantastic butterflies and other details.

    Hugs, Anne.

  2. You lucky, lucky girl!!!!! So excited for you!!!!!
    I adore your card....WOW, WOW, WOW!!!Wish some of your talent would rub off on me!!!!!

  3. WOW Dena!!! I KNOW that you are going to absorb all his teachings like a sponge and come back to MARVEL and ASTOUND us with your talent...because girl you already do just that!! Now you're tackling a another side to will shine!!!! ENJOY and can't wait to see what you've been working on behind the scenes!!! WOW pretty windy of me...LOL! Your card is just STUNNING by the way!!

  4. Hi Dena, Stunning card and your colouring is amazing. Have a good time on your trip. I want to do a water colour day lesson with an artist here next year. Hugs, Carol S.xx

  5. WOW! This is stunning Dena, a gorgeous image and your colouring is AMAZING. The papers and details are gorgeous too.
    I hope you enjoy the oil painting workshop, I am looking forward to seeing your works of art.
    hugs Sue xx

  6. A stunning card Dena. I love the image and your colouring looks amazing.
    Have a fabulous time on the course.
    Lorraine x

  7. A perfectly gorgeous card Dena. Your colouring is always awesome, whichever medium you use, you have the Midas touch.

    Have a fantastic time away on your painting course and I hope you'll show us some of your paintings.

    Bug hugs to you
    Love Elaine xxx

  8. gorgeous card! love the colouring on kraft x

  9. She is beautiful Dena.
    Have lots of fun at the workshop.

  10. Ouuu looking forward to what you are going to learn in your workshop, have a great time.
    Your card is gorgeous, so pretty, I'll have to look up the multi medium stuff, haven't heard of that.
    Hugs Tracy x

  11. Your card looks really beautiful. I love the way you coloured the image. The butterflies are looking gorgeous with this coverage of frantage. Have a nice trip and have fun at the workshop...greetings Miranda

  12. Ooooh!! I love images on kraft paper soooo pretty!

  13. Yayyy Dena! So happy that you'll be off on a FABULOUS workshop .. I know you're gonna have a ton of fun! And can't wait to see your new techniques!!! sigh ... ;)

    Now onto this AMAZING card .. look at your colouring! Sheeesh Dena! Your colouring is so INCREDIBLY GORGEOUS .. I so love love LOVE it! I truly love everything you create .. so MAGICAL!!!

    Wishing you a wonderful time on your classes!


  14. Another stunning card my friend, the kraft really suits this little lady, and your artwork is always amazing! Enjoy the course hun, although I suspect you may discover you are already more talented than you believe. Hugs xx

  15. Absolutely gorgeous and I love how you've used the kraft card for your image. Stunning colouring and embellishments.

    Rachel x

  16. Lovely card Dena coloring on Kraft card looks amazing. As talented as you are I'm thinking by the end of that class you'll have taught the teacher a thing or two ... Have a safe & fun trip.
    Hugs, Janie

  17. Stunning card Dena... such beautiful colouring on kraft card!

    Hope you enjoyed your trip!

    Christine x

  18. Wow! This is just gorgeous Dena, so elegant and your colouring is amazing, I love the effect of the craft card and pencils..
    Enjoy your course and look forward to seeing more beautiful creations, maybe in oil!
    Marjorie xx


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