VIDEO: Lydia’s Crafty Corner – Super Simple Pencil Coloring

by Lydia Evans

Hello there everyone! Lydia here. Today I’ll be sharing with you a super simple pencil coloring technique for coloring small images. I’ll be using Moments In Time Stamp Set.

To start I stamped one of the sentiments from Moment In Time Stamp Set into place onto a 4 1/4″ x 5 1/2″ panel of Solar White Cardstock using Obsidian Ink. I then stamped the small branch around the sentiment using a light gray ink.

Then I colored the images using colored pencils. I only used 2 shades of pencil for each of the image parts, 2 blue for the petals, 2 yellows for the flower centers, 2 greens for the leaves and 1 brown for the branches. For the petals I gently colored with the light blue, added a couple of strokes with the darker blue and then went over the whole petal with the light blue again. For the flower centers I added a circle of dark yellow to the center, then took the light yellow to cover the flower center. I used the dark green at the base of the leaves and then took the light green to cover the whole leaf. For the branch I simply colored this with a light brown.

When this was complete I wanted to add a little extra. So I cover the sentiment using a little masking tape and added a little splatter using Mountain Mist Ink Spray.

For a video to see how this card was made please check out the video below or over on our YouTube Channel:

Thanks so much for stopping by!

Moments in Time Stamp Set
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Obsidian Pigment Ink
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Morning Frost Crisp Dye Ink
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Mountain Mist Metallic Shimmer Ink Spray
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3 Pack Glue Tape
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Classic Crest Solar White (25…
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margaret driscoll August 23, 2019 - 09:42

Hello Lydia
Love the flowers and the sentiment!
Love Marg

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Linda BL August 23, 2019 - 10:35

Such a lovely, feminine card. Love when you color with colored pencils.

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vera feldman August 23, 2019 - 10:35

That is such a beautiful card and I just love the sentiment!

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Maureen Reiss August 23, 2019 - 11:14

Gorgeous Lydia!!!!

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Patricia Wilson August 23, 2019 - 16:40

Love your card, so pretty. I was coloring some Cosmos flowers today for a card and using some of your tips. It’s coming out lovely. Thank you so much for teaching us these techniques!

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Lee August 23, 2019 - 20:41

very sweet card and you made it look very do-able.

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Lagene August 24, 2019 - 20:52

Beautiful creation!

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Sherry August 25, 2019 - 11:55

Lydia, I love all the cards you make. The simplicity of this one is spectacular!

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Conniecrafter August 26, 2019 - 22:03

so pretty, love the no line coloring

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