Monday, 29 June 2015

Bokeh tutorial for Spectrum Noir.

Hello to everyone.  I hope this finds you well.
I would like to share a colouring tutorial for Spectrum Noir.

I have been seeing the 'Bokeh' technique on a lot of creations recently.  I have an easy step by step tutorial, for creating this background using the fabulous Spectrum Aqua markers. 
I hope you will pop over to Spectrum Noir and have a look. 

Details of Spectrum Noir products used to colour this image can be found here.

I really enjoyed colouring the lovely 'Dragonfly' image from Elisabeth Bell and creating this project.

I would like to enter this card in the following challenges;

 Thank you so much for taking the time to read this post and look at my card.



Linda Simpson said...

Great tutorial and love the colours. Beautiful image too.
Linda xxx

KarinsArtScrap said...

so beautiful and fab colours great design Laine
Gr Karin

Jennifer Bradley said...

Hi Laine, gorgeous card, love the image and colouring. Your background on the image is fabulous.Hugs Jennifer xx

Sarah said...

Thanks for the tutorial Laine. Love the effect and it enhances the image beautifully xx

Tracey said...

This is so pretty Laine, I love the colours & your colouring is perfect :o)
Lot's of inspiration on your blog so I just had to follow you.
Have a great week.

Sue said...

This is gorgeous Laine, such a sweet image and wonderful background design.
Sue xx

Pia S said...

The bokeh background is really effective, I really like your colorful version of this technique. A really adorable summery design.
I'm sorry I haven't been around lately, I just got home from a wonderful holiday in Greece.

McCrafty's Cards said...

You should enter this card into the Elizabeth Bell challenge, it is so gorgeous
Kevin xx

Pat K said...

Beautiful card Laine with a sweet image and fabulous background. Pat K xx

Jackie Trinder said...

Hi Laine this is a gorgeous card I love the image and all the bright colours. Hugs Jackie

Andree said...

A pretty card Laine and a great tutorial. I love the effect of your Bokeh background and the wonderful image xx

Avril Watson said...

Beautiful card Laine, will pop over and see the tutorial, I treated myself to a couple of boxes of the pencils, at the last craft show, and just had to order another box yesterday, LOL..loving using them, instead of my promarkers all the time xxx

aussie aNNie said...

Adorable card and image Laine...fabulous

julie_woolston said...

This is fabulous Laine gorgeous detail and lovely image, will pop over and check your tut out.
Hugs Julie xxx

jane stillman said...

The Bokeh technique is wonderful. Love the image too - thank you for the tutorial

Jane Savage said...

What a fab, fun technique, Laine! I love the bubble effect it creates; framing that gorgeous image so beautifully! You’ll be pleased to know I was making notes and the simple phrase ‘dried with a heat gun to fix the image’ is going to help me ENORMOUSLY!! :) :) xxx

Kathy said...

Lovely - and just screams "Summer""

KraftyKoolKat said...

So pretty Laine and I adore that background technique.

Stacey Schofield said...

So sweet. The colours are so summery and your colouring skill is amazing! Thank you for sharing it with us at 613 Avenue Create. Hope you stop by the neighbourhood next week too xx Stacey S xxx

Gina Knott said...

Such a pretty card and great tutorial!! The image is a real sweetie and coloured beautifully! Love the design of your card too!
Gina xx

coldwaters2 said...

Gorgeous card Laine the background looks fantastic the image is so pretty as is the card design I love it
lorraine x

Holley (Tondre) Barnhart said...

Just stunning Laine

Chris said...

Fabulous card Laine, love the image and colours. Chris xx

Penny said...

So beautiful, Laine! I love that bg! Darling image, wonderful coloring, love your design, palette, and embellies! Also that was a great tutorial! :^)
Hugs, Penny

Melanie said...

A really cute card!
Thank you soo much for taking part in our "cute cards” challenge over at Come and Get it & good luck in the draw.
Hope to see you again in our next challenge as well…

(DT Penny's Paper Crafty Challenges)
(DT-Coordinator Creatalicious Challenges)
(DT Come and Get It)
(DT Crafty Friends)

Meighan Wheller said...

Love the background on the image and the colours. Super image and lovely colouring and layout. Thanks for sharing with us at Come and Get It. Meighan DT

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