A Cute Christmas With Ilina Crouse

As promised Ilina is back with an adorable Christmas Bear, do you notice how she has cleverly used the pens so that it appears that the light source is coming from the left of the image?



By Ilina Crouse

Materials Used:- Chameleon Pens Hot Cocoa, Warm Sunset, Crimson Red and Cool Grey. White ultra smooth Prism cardstock, Stampin’ Up! Real red card stock, Imagine Crafts/Tsukineko Memento Tuxedo Black ink, Lili of the valley stamp James little star, Papertrey ink ’tis the season sentiments mama elephant peek a frame die, dimensional foam pads, die cutting machine.

How to:-

1) Stamp the bear onto white cardstock using Memento ink.

2) Fuse the Hot Cocoa pen for 10-15 seconds and then colour from the left side of the bear towards the right, you can add extra shading and shadow as necessary. Repeat this process for the star fusing the Warm Sunset pen for around 5 seconds and again for the hat using Crimson Red and Cool Grey.

3) Fussy cut around the bear and mount onto white card that has been stamped with the sentiment using dimensional foam pads.

4) Die cut the aperture in the red card and mount the white card behind with dimensional pads.


Can you believe that Ilina coloured this whole image with just 4 pens!

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