Today I’m sharing Basketball Player (KLM Digital Designs) image from the September release. When creating this card, I thought of my younger brother who used to eat, sleep and dream about basketball all the time when he was young. You barely ever saw him without a basketball in his hand. He was always on the basketball court, shooting hoops or playing games. He actually excelled in a lot of sports and won the trophy for all around athlete in High School. Of course, that was many, many, many years ago. LOL!
I printed out the main image onto Copic Marker X-Press It Blending Card using my HP Printer. The image was then die cut with my Cuttlebug and My Creative Time – Rectangle Frame Dies Layers and then coloured in with Copic markers. For the sentiment, I brought the original digital image into Microsoft Word and then used the developer tools to crop it so that it went into 3 lines to fit my image better. Then I printed it out and fussy cut around it. The sentiment was then layered onto some chocolate brown cardstock and fussy cut again.
For the basketball background paper, I downloaded from the site listed below and then printed it out on my printer. I die cut it with My Creative Time – Rectangle Frame Dies then glued directly onto the The Paper Studio – Primary Base Colours 5.5″ x 4.25″ cardstock base. The main image was adhered directly to the chocolate brown cardstock. I added a small basketball brad and then popped up the entire image onto the background using 3M VHB – 2 sided tape. The sentiment was also popped up.
Stamp and Sentiment: Basketball Player (KLM Digital Designs)
Inks: HP Printer Grayscale
Paper: Copic Marker X-Press It Blending Card, http://www.printablepapertreats.com/slam-dunk-silhouette-digital-papers, The Paper Studio – Primary Base Colours
Die Cuts: My Creative Time – Rectangle Frame Dies, My Creative Time – Rectangle Frame Layers
Tools: 3M VHB – 2 sided tape, Cuttlebug
Image coloured with Copic Markers:
Skin: E000, E00, E04, E11, E21, R22, R20
Hair: E47, E44, E43
Clothing and Shoes: E29, E27, E25, E23, E15, YR24, Y35, Y115
Basketball: E08, YR18, YR16, YR12
Shadow: W5, W3, W1
Background around boy: Y04, Y02, Y00, Y000
Hope you like it and have a great week!