Welcome to the Stampotique Winter 2012 Release Blog Hop!
You should have hopped here from Vera Lane Studio. If you want to start at the beginning, go to the Stampotique Designer's Blog.Stampotique is glad to be introducing a new artist, Roc Nicholas, as well as many new stamps from the gang of other fabulous Stampotique artists. I, personally, am super-thrilled to have 5 new stamps added to my collection from some of my various illustrations :) and I've used a few to make the projects for this blog post!
For this card, I used Mr. Gentleman Fox, a dude that Bobby said looks like "Starfox's fancy cousin". I used black Staz-On ink, then colored the image with watercolors.
Here's another card, but it features Wolfie King, who admittedly looks a lot like a bat. It must be the cape.
I added some teeny tiny gems to his crown for a little pop of fun.
I experimented with text in this bookmark featuring Old Timey Frog. He rides a big old timey bicycle like a boss.
I used watercolor paper to make this bookmark nice and sturdy for all the reading adventures it'll see in the near future :)
So go ahead and continue along the blog hop for a chance to win some most excellent new stamps! A random winner will be chosen from one of the blogs as well as one from the Stampotique blog, so comment, comment, comment. Not only does it give you a chance at some free stamps, but it makes the designers feel all happy inside. Let us know what your favorite new stamps are. The random winners will be announced on the next Stampotique challenge on 2/22/12, so you can hop around til then.
And now a bio on the newest Stampotique artist! Definitely check out her blog... Way good.
Roc Nicholas has always had a great love of art and she credits that love to her mother. Growing up, she and her mom were always doing something creative, whether it was painting, sewing or making handmade Christmas ornaments annually. Roc is married her grade-school sweetheart and together they have two adult sons and one grandson, Benny. Roc resides in Pennsylvania but travels back and forth to Florida.
Presently she teaches rubber stamping and journaling classes. A self- taught artist, Roc loves rubber stamping, collage, mixed media, journaling and doodling. Her favs are all things whimsical, unusual and things that make her laugh! She has an online international artist trading site which she runs, along with her blog and her facebook page. Roc has been published in a variety of art and rubber stamp magazines.
SOOOO! From here you will hop on over to the Stampotique Designer's Blog . Happy hopping, friends! Oh, and here's a list of all the stops along the way:
Gorgeous Creations Kira. My fave is the Frog! Thanks for sharing your creativity and art with us!
Fab new stamps, and I LOVE your colourful creations here :-))
Your creations are colorful and engaging. Thanks for sharing your talent!
Fabulous, do love the vibrant colours, they work so well with the images. Tracy x
These are all fabulous, but Old Timey Frog has just gone to number one on my wish list x
congratulations on the new stamps Kira! Love your fun bright projects here :)
Wow! Such beautiful and bright colors - perfect for February!! I just love the fox - so cute!
I adore what you've created with your stamps! I love the colours you've used, they really make the images pop out! I feel I have to apologise for cutting the heads off some of them on my blog!! xx
I wouldn't mind winning LOL! They're gorgeous!
Fab cards, love the colours
Very beautiful cards and bookmark, Kira!
I love Old Timey Frog. Every challenge that has been done with him looks so good. Congratulations
fab! i am loving that frog!
Now I want even more of your stamps! My daughter and I have just started playing with clay and we really like to use stamps to create the images. Some of your creatures would look AWESOME in clay chillin' on our fridge :)
great cards! My favourite from the new stamps are lovelyarethesound and oh boys!
Love, Love, Love your cards they are so bright and really stand our and love the stamps used :)
so funny, great cards
Gorgeous creations, I love Wolfie King and the frog is one of my favorites!
Super cute cards!! Love them all :)
Oh, I forgot to say I love just love your blog title!! This was my first time on your blog and that title just put a huge smile on my face :p
Great creations here and all so colourful
The stamps are terrific. Love the little frog!
Love your art work .....the images are fab but still have to say its scooter and monster for me x
gorgeous cards, love the cute stamps they are wonderful
These are great Kira. Congrats on such a fantastic addition to your collection.
Great projects - wonderful design!
Adorable! Thanks so much for sharing your talent with us.
what fun projects so colourful and eye catching
Awesome cards! Love your stamps, there fab! xoxo
Love your colorful genteman fox.
That frog cracks me up every time I see his disinterested face . . .
congrats for the new collection! beautiful artwork
Love the blog frog card
Oh Kira...your new stamps are amazing!!! They do make me smile :-D xxx
L♥ve your coloring and stamps c",)
Fab projects, the colours are great.
Love these stamps - so much fun especially wolfie
I love that your work is done in such bright colors.
What wonderful colourful art - these would go sooo well in a children's book
your art is so full of optymistic collors. I love it!
The Gentleman Fox stamp is just too funny. Great cards...thanks for sharing.
I just love your use of colour - so bright and happy. I think wolfie king is my favourite
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