Creating A Copic Background – ‘Under The Sea’ Polkadoodles Craft Challenge.

Hello Crafty People!

This week we have an ‘Under The Sea’ theme and I wanted to go a bit more abstract for this one; I’ve used two digital stamps from Polkadoodles this week and I’ve linked to both of them at the bottom of my post for you to check out. I printed my sentiment onto a sheet of Neenah 80lb.

I chose a bunch of Copic markers and a few Winsor & Newton Brushmarkers in blue and turquoise shades that I thought would look good together but also had a broad range of tones so I would get those differences in colour across the panel.


I started with my lightest blue and just added swipes across the panel, (I had a panel slightly bigger than the size I wanted to have in the end so that I could cut this down.) I then just continued adding more horizontal swipes of colour, working through each different colour and kept going back to the lightest to blend.

Once I had good coverage of the whole panel, I left it to dry and then continued adding stripes of each colour; leaving time to allow each one to dry so that I would get some clearer stripes that aren’t blended into each other.

I trimmed the panel down and popped it up onto a standard A2 card base with foam adhesive tape.


I used my Cameo to draw out three of these little seedlings and added colour with Copics. The other part of the challenge this week is to use a blue colour scheme with a pop of colour; so I chose to add green seedlings with a white border to add some real contrast to the background.

I added some black Nuvo drops to tie in the sentiment to the rest of the design. I also added some Morning Dew Nuvo Jewell drops which dry clear; I wanted to add these as a further nod to the underwater theme as they look like bubbles rising up through the water.

That finished my card design, I hope you like it and give the technique a try! If you do then please tag me , I’d love to see! @handmadebytasha13


Thank you so much for stopping by today, if you’re new here then I hope that you will consider subscribing.

Have a lovely, happy, safe, WONDERFUL week.

Stay Crafty!
Byeee!

Find me on these platforms:

Instagram | Youtube | Facebook


Please be aware:

As part of my Design Team and Guest Design work I do often receive free products to use, but I only ever recommend products that I genuinely love.

Also, I know how incredibly lucky I am to have these opportunities, but you don’t always NEED the newest products or the ‘full set’.
So please don’t feel that you need everything.
I like to show a variety of brands and products; this way; this way there will be something for everybody to enjoy.


*Affiliate links are used, where available; this means that I may get a small commission if you purchase using one of these links, at no extra cost at all to yourself. A huge thank you goes to anyone who does purchase using my links, it is so highly appreciated.

3 thoughts on “Creating A Copic Background – ‘Under The Sea’ Polkadoodles Craft Challenge.

Leave a Reply