"Skaters Pond by Thomas Kinkade"

Sunday, July 18, 2010


It's been a sad week for me. One of my favorite online stores "Cornish Heritage Farms" is closing shop as of the 15th of July. They had a great line of stamps, with some of my favories from the "Thomas Kinkade" line and the "Saturday Evening Post" series. I will soarly miss them. Hopefully someone will buy the copyrights to these series and start selling them.

Todays post is from the "Thomas Kinkade" series. It is called "Skaters Pond". Seeing that it is never to early to start Christmas card that is what I have done today.



I will be doing a pair of classes at "The Stamping Place" in West Columbia, SC, starting on September 18, 2010. The first class will be on coloring the Thomas Kinkade stamp "Foxglove Cottage". We will learn how to clor the image using Copic Markers.

Here is my rendition of "Skaters Pond" using Copic Markers;




"TK Skaters Pond"

I love the "Thomas Kinkade" series. They are so bright and cheerful. You do noit color them in the usual maner as you do with other Copic colored images, but its easy to learn. The trick to coloring these images is to do the bright spots first , then fill in around those spots. Very little color blending.
If you are in the West Columbia, SC area on September 18th, come on in and join the class. I would love to get to meet some of my followers. There will be another class in October, a christmas series using the Thomas Kinkade series of the above image.
Hope you enjoy my rendition of this image, your comments are always welcome and appreciated.
Have a GREAT DAY!!!
Bob L.

12 Response to ""Skaters Pond by Thomas Kinkade""

  1. Sara says:
    July 18, 2010 at 10:01 AM

    Bob... Your picture is absolutely breath taking! I was looking at them and trying to find a way to purchase them; but, funds are telling me otherwise! LOL! Thanks for explaining how to go about doing the coloring with copics! I am currently trying to work on this... but, have not come up with anything as beautiful as yours! Thanks for sharing this wonderful card! I wish I could come visit and take your class! But hey... if the funds aren't there for the stamps, they surely aren't there for a road trip! LOL! Happy Creating! Sara

  2. Melanie says:
    July 18, 2010 at 10:06 AM

    Just amazing, really amazing. I wish I was close enough to take your class :)

  3. Anonymous Says:
    July 18, 2010 at 11:09 AM

    You know how much I love this card. I think is is one of the best ones you have ever done. Now I wish I had gotten that stamp when I could, but I wouldn't have been able to color it as well as you have anyway! It is gorgeous. Think about entering it in some magazine. It would certainly be published!
    toni

  4. Beth says:
    July 18, 2010 at 11:36 AM

    Wow, gorgeous as always, Bob! I'm also sad to hear that CHF is closing shop. Didn't get a chance to get any of the TK stamps, and now they're all gone. :( Hopefully someone will become supplier for them.

  5. Billie's Scrappetique says:
    July 18, 2010 at 12:00 PM

    This is beautiful,Bob! I love the colors and all of the details. Great job!

  6. Sue says:
    July 18, 2010 at 12:20 PM

    This card is gorgeous!!!!! I LOVE the way you colored the image!

  7. Chris says:
    July 18, 2010 at 2:18 PM

    that card is so lovely Bob, here in the UK we can still buy these stamps. I have just ordered 2 stamps from CHF, have been promising myself for ages would get the mushroom lane ones, and now they will be gone. What a shame

  8. KymKreates says:
    July 18, 2010 at 4:12 PM

    Bob,
    This card is mesmerizing! I can not take my eyes off of it!!! You have out done yourself on this one!

    KymKreates

  9. PJ says:
    July 19, 2010 at 2:39 PM

    Bob, this card is absolutely gorgeous, the time and effort put into it really shows. i love the glittery, snowy look to it. wonderful, beautiful, gorgeous, fantastic work. So sad about CHF, I am sure someone will pick up thier line. Maybe you could give us a mini online class as to how you colored the card. I would love to learn your technique. LOL Pat Pearson

  10. Joynana says:
    July 24, 2010 at 10:35 PM

    WOW, Bob this is amazing. You have so much talent and you keep making me want to try new thing. Where to start. And yes, I may have to visit you and join in some of your classes.

  11. Roxanne Mussell says:
    July 26, 2010 at 8:15 AM

    Nicely done, Bob you really bring the image to life. Roxanne http://stampinwithroxanne.typepad.com

  12. Rosie says:
    August 2, 2010 at 10:51 AM

    Wowzers Bob, this is fabulous!! If I lived in your area I would definitely take this class. This card is awesome and looks just like a painting. Great job! Rosemary :)

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