Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Go Ahead...Make My Day!

I'm in steampunk heaven with this little lady.  She's sassy, feisty and perfectly coordinated with her weaponry.  Not an easy task, I'm sure.  She even has that dainty little ribbon tied around her hat.  We certainly wouldn't want our skulls and crossbones falling in front of our faces while we're aiming now would we?
This is my DT card for Top Tip Tuesday where our challenge this time around is to focus on the ribbon.  Here I've made 5 ribbon roses that were originally a soft baby blue color. After twisiting the ribbon to form roses, I colored them with coordinating copics to match the hair of the image. A little dab of silver liquid pearls to finish them off.  The grungy cream banners are silver ribbon that have a coating of glossy accents and then folder embossed. A brayering of mod podge and more mustard ink mixture then applied over the top.  This lovely Steampunk Sally also has glossy accents applied to her ribbon to draw out the 'dantier' side of her.

The sentiment was inspired by a Clint Eastwood movie, Sudden Impact.  Two free clock faces from Far Far Hill were resized to 1/4" and glued to little wooden circles and then glossy accented to match the B-13 bingo dot. 

The shimmer of her bling doesn't show up very well on the first picture, but with a little manipulation of light and my disgruntled camera, I was able to get one fairly less blury picture to show.
I actually wrote down my copic combinations for this one...so odd! They are weird one's but I like blending colors together so here's my list.  (In order of application)
Eyes - B37, 45, 34
Skin - E30, E00, E81 and E40
Hair - C9, C2, B18, 45, and 41, W3 and W1
Hat and Shirt - E23, YR14, 24, 23, 21
Lips and Bow - R39, 17, and 20

Okay, that's all for me here, but I hope you'll join us for our focus on the ribbon challenge and show us creative ways that YOU like to use ribbon.

Hugs n' Happy Stamping..
Lisa xx

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Lisa Jane said...

Oh my i wouldn't mess with her lol.. she looks fabulous and i love those roses
Lisa x

Sandy said...

She's got some attitude happening!!!
Love your colouring and your co-ordinated ribbon roses too.

Chrissy said...

She is magnificent Lisa, fantastic colouring and all the details and stages for the ribbon and clocks, fabulous work, I love it.


Lorraine said...

Stunning card. She looks fantastic and you've coloured her perfectly. The ribbon roses look gorgeous.
Lorraine x

richardbreaks said...

Dang, that girl is on FIRE!
Not sure what that weapon is, but DO NOT pick up loose change from the floor with her around!
Great job, Lisa. LURVE!

Unknown said...

Wow wow wow!!!!! This is just outstanding work!!!! I love what you did with this card!!!!! Wow amazing!!!!!

Jeanne J. said...

Love your girl with attitude! Your coloring is amazing, and I love all the bling - the studs and chain. Great shot on the close up! Love the roses too - would love to see how you make them - the silver edges and the two tone color are so cool!

Words and Pictures said...

Wow - she's one scary lady! Fabulous colouring, and I love your altered ribbons... not sure I'll make it for this challenge, but I'll try!
Alison x

Carol Ric said...

Now this is called attitude, Great card and coloring.

Mary J said...

OMG, your colouring is simply STUNNING, Lisa! Rich, sexy and dangerous - pure genius!

Nikbee said...

A fabulous card. The colouring is amazing and I love the ribbon flowers.
Nikki x

Sandy said...

I always have had a sense that you are a drama queen and now you have gone and proved me right! Lisa, why don't you write a book using some of your favorite cards and techniques. You are incredibly talented. We all know you can write. There are so many of us that would love to have this in writing. I always wondered how people with nose rings blew there noses. Love this funky card.

Margaret said...

Edgy, dark, and pretty all at the same time! Your copic skills blow my mind and I love how you've accented just the right areas! The roses are fantastic and I love the little clock faces!
With the top hat and the black hair, I'm thinking she might be related to Slash! Although I have to say she's quite a bit prettier!!

Tammy said...

Wow, fantastic card, love the gorgeous colors and coloring!

Unknown said...

LOL, Margaret's comment about Slash cracked me up because I was thinking the same thing. She's definitely one rockin' woman and I love all the bells and whistles on her. I'm also in agreement with everyone on your Copic skills. You have the right touch with these markers and bring the illustrations to life in such a vivid way. Your Steampunk Sally rocks L2!
Congrats again on the new spot at TTT, you've been a tremendous help to me and I'm so grateful. As for inspiration, ditto. You always inspire and you're clearly one of the most original people I've ever known. That's good, very very good. :-)
Big Hugs,

Mitralee said...

I was bein' her today I swear! All sassy and bossy and tellin' people what! How did you know!!!? I was even wearing blue, just no roses, lol!!! LOVE IT!!!

Anonymous said...

Crumbs she's awesome I would rather she was my friend than foe mind!! LOVE the silver Liquid pearls really stand out! great job! hugs me x

Unknown said...

Lisa WOW this is beautiful what a fabulous card , I love all the embellishments they are wonderful well done Hugs Elaine

Tracy said...

What do you think? Does she look like the kind of woman Jethro would bring home to Granny? ;-) I bet her weaponry could bring down a whole bunch of possums for dinner vittles. LOL She rocks twang. your inventiveness with the ribbon is mind blowing. Have a great one! I know I'm probably wasting my breath, but try to stay out of trouble. bwahahaha

Maire Gamber said...

Oh I just love steampunk and your card is a stunner! Fantastic coloring and your image is just so perfect! Love, love love it my friend! Take care1

Jan Hunnicutt said...

Wow Lisa she is stunning! Your coloring is gorgeous as is your whole card. Thank you for adding what Copic marker colors you've used, I want to try some of your color combinations!

Have a great day!

Nicecrane Designs said...

OMG,OMG love it, love it, love it and more love,,,,,no more words are necessary,,,,,hehehe

Lori said...

Oh, my she's gorgeous and a tuffie, too! I can just hear her saying, "Go ahead, Make MY DAY!" You simply rocked that image!!!

Sandy said...

She looks beautifully dangerous, love her hair. Sandy :)

Shelby said...

Awesome coloring and you've captured the steampunk genre beautifully! Love those ribbon flowers


Annie said...

Another brilliant piece Lisa. Your colouring is fabulous x she also reminds me of a character in Pirates of the Caribean x

Crafty hugs Annie x