I found this stamp on Katharina Frei's blog, you can visit it through a link on her name. when i found it i knew it was perfect for my "brother-in-law's" 21st birthday card seeing as its quite boyish and the fact he loves superheroes,
i decided to stay within the spiderman colours blue and red. i took a blue card slightly bigger than 4 x 6, not as big as a 5 x 7 (got them free with "Let's Make Cards") and folded the front of it in half, to make an easel card, next i took some navy blue card and covered it in some blue paper from the "it's a Man's world" collection and stuck it to the fold of the base card. Then i covered the inside of the card with a red paper slightly smaller than the card.
next i printed out Spider Henry on Letraset bleed-proof marker paper for promarkers. i find this better to use than card because the card i have isn't very bleed-proof, so i usually use the paper which is very thin and then i mount it on card, so i coloured spidey in in pormarkers,
Sky blue for his suit and Indigo blue for the shadow.
Ruby red for the spider parts of his suit and Poppy for the shadow.
Dusty pink on his tale.
A mix of Ivory, Blush and Vanilla on the inside of his ears and his beard with a slight hint of Dusty Pink round the edge of his beard.
Henna on the outside of his ears.
Canary on his S crest.
Cool Grey 4 for his eyes ans his web.
And a black fineliner for around his eyes.
I'm not very good at colouring and blending colours yet plus i don't really have enough colours. Indigo blue is the darkest blue i have and the next blue down that i have is Sky blue, which don't match really but any work with what i have :)
i cut around Henry and matted him onto the card,
i then cut out a small bit of navy card, a smaller piece of red and rounded the corners of them and then added the happy birthday greeting from my stash. next i use alphabet peel-off stickers to put the sentiment on the front, i also found foam numbers i had and picked out a 21,i coloured in the 1 in red and because the ink didn't seem to be drying i put some 3d glue one it and the 2. when dry i stuck them in the top corner.
i looked at the card then and thought it was quite plain so i put some eyelets on each side, a combination of bronze and black, as i only have yellows and purples in colours, then i added some blue glitter strips on the inside of the card and a red one on the outside for some glitz :)
Ian loved it when we gave it to him and i love spidey henry, hes so cute, will probably be using him again for male cousin's and uncle's and so on for awhile. :D