Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Design Team call

Do you love to inspire creativity in others?
Do you currently have an active blog, facebook, instagram? 
Can you take good photos of your work?
Can you meet a deadline?
Do you love colouring/ drawing with Markers?
Do you love Mixed Media?
 Do you love using digital images?

We are looking for  Designers to fill three categories:

TO APPLY: Email us - info@madformarkers.com.au 
by 5th November  
 your name, email and links to your blog and social media sites 
as  well as three samples of your work (including at least one Mad for Markers digi if applying for the digi team - email us to request an image if you do not already have any)

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Peyton on a canvas

Good afternoon.

Today I am sharing with you a canvas that was created using products available in the store.
Peyton is a stamp by Prima Marketing Inc. I stamped her in Rich Cocoa ink on Kraft paper and then have coloured her in with Prismacolor pencils

I then decorated the canvas with some papers and ephemera and added her to the canvas with X-Press it clear Gel glue The flowers are also from Prima and available here :)

If you have any questions please just ask :D


Sunday, October 9, 2016

Birthday Wishes Girl Paper and Panda Girl

Good morning, I hope you are having a lovely weekend! 

I just wanted to share with you a card that I made using the Echo Park - Birthday Wishes Girl paper pad - that you can purchase in the store here :) the flowers (from Prima) are also available for purchase here and the image was drawn for SMASH last year and I just added her to the store yesterday - Panda girl :)

Copics used:
Skin: E000, E53
Hair: RV63, RV66
Hat: C8, 110
Shirt: V22, BV00, BV000
Jeans: B91, B93, B95
Belt & Shoes: N4, N7, V17
Eyes: BG02
Ground: E31, E41

Ribbon: coloured with BV11

Friday, October 7, 2016

Progressive Freebie challenge

Good evening :) 
Tonight was our first Copic Club at the shop ... and  a new idea was born. Thanks to GranMargaret for her ideas and help with this!

We are re-vitalising the Mad for Markers Digi Creations Facebook group and are going to have a Progressive freebie challenge. This months image is the one we coloured at Copic club.. the lovely Lily Rose - Here she is....

If you would like the stamp go and join the
Mad for Markers Digi Creations Facebook group  and see the pinned post there :D

If you make a project by 31 October you will be able to request the next month's free image.

Looking forward to seeing what you create with Lily Rose :D

Saturday, October 1, 2016

DRAWING time....

Good afternoon, We hope you've had fun creating cards today! We certainly have ... Thanks for joining us in celebrating WORLD CARDMAKING DAY :D  We're at our last challenge for the day.
The last theme of the day is DRAWING .... We'd like to see you DRAW on your cards... you could Draw a picture on the card to then colour like this one....

or you could try something a little different and use a pencil shaving to start your picture off, like in this tiny card below where I have used the pencil shaving for her skirt and then drawn the rest of the image with a pen, added an oval with blending card which I've then coloured with Copics for her face as well as adding a bit more colour to the inked pic...

THIS was fun.. I'm definitely going to be trying some more pencil shavings cards :D

Leave a comment with a link to your DRAWN cards OR tag madformarkers and use the following hashtag - #madformarkersWCMD on Facebook/ Instagram

12 weeks till Christmas

CHRISTMAS CARD Challenge... Did you know there are 12 weeks till Christmas ... whoah!! Better get cracking on those Christmas cards right...  you guessed it this time we want to see your Christmas cards....

I've drawn up an Aussie Christmas image... remember Kelly from earlier this morning well this time she's decked out in a Santa hat. If you'd like a copy to colour in then please email info@madformarkers.com.au (after today she will be available in store for purchase)

Here she is on a card ....

Leave a comment with a link to your Christmas CARD OR tag madformarkers and use the following hashtag -#madformarkersWCMD on Facebook/ Instagram

Mini cards

Sometimes a mini card can be a great alternative to a larger sized card... we enjoy making cards out of A6 card folded in half... You can generally make them more quickly as they are smaller too!

The Greeting Farm have some great stamps that work GREAT for these mini cards. If you are in Australia you can get them from us - HERE

Here's a little example for you...

Leave a comment with a link to your mini cards OR tag madformarkers and use the following hashtag - #madformarkersWCMD on Facebook/ Instagram