Tuesday, May 12, 2009

High Hopes Challenge #30

When I heard that the High Hopes Challenge #30 was "one of the boys" - I just had to join in the fun. I had a great time doing this great 'jolly roger' pirate ship from High Hopes Rubber Stamps. Thanks to Karen who layered it up for me.
I stamped the image with Memento black ink on Prism smooth white cardstock and used my Copic markers to colour the image.
Yo Ho Ho and a bottle of rum!!! Have a great day everyone.


  1. Absolutley amazing, Joe!!
    Your coloring is awesome, great work!

    Karen x

  2. Wow, wow, wow--this is your best one yet my friend! Fantastic colouring/shading and I love what Karen did to show it off! Well done!!!!
    Better get my butt in gear and get mine made!!

  3. Joe, I loved this today when I first saw it and I think I love it even more. You did an amazing job. I love how you got part of the sails and boat shinny would really love to know how you did that. Okay you still have tons that I want to learn.

  4. Thank you for visiting my blog and following it. Your comment on my card was very thoughtful, however your coloring is absolutely amazing. I would love to learn copics, but I feel completely comfortable with my Lyra's and mineral spirits. If I could achieve such beautiful work as yours I'd be on copics in no time.
    Thanks again.

  5. GASP! WOW... your pirate ship looks AMAZING! Wow you watercolour great... it really pops off the page!

  6. OMG this is awesome. Found your wonderful blog by way of the Rubber Room. I'm in Sarnia and just learned of your store.

  7. I am really in shock and awe here... everything about this is wonderful, from your artistic coloring to Cathy's expert layering and embellishing. Oh I love the colors on the sails, and the pink sunset behind it. Plus the highlighting on the flags. The old coins are the PERFECT embellishment, plus I love how it's distressed and torn. This is something I would frame. It's just gorgeous, and I am so touched that it's one of my drawings too, and one of my personal fav's at that. I LOVE THIS CARD!!!!!!!!!!!! Thanks for visiting my blog too and leaving kind comments as well. :-)

  8. Wow stunning card hun, love the image and you have coloured it to perfection, simply stunning!
    Hugs Tab xxx

  9. What a great job Joe! There is nothing you can't do when you set your mind to it!!
    Looking forward to your next creation!