Because I've been mostly coloring, that's why.
|The black background certainly provided a good contrast.|
What was challenging here was how to make the building distinct from one another.
|When you're given a set of 60 markers, you go and use every single one.|
This is from the Vintage Patterns coloring book.
|I'm into metallic and glitter pens lately.|
And this Asian dragon plate is perfect for them.
|Also used glitter and metallic pens for this chameleon.|
The green background came with the page, FYI.
|The colors made me smile on this one.|
From the Secret Garden coloring book.
|This is actually a spread, and it took me a week to finish.|
Also from Secret Garden.
|The thing about glitter and metallic pens is that they're trick to capture in a photo.|
You have to find good lighting or you angle the camera sharply.
|This is a closeup shot of the plate before it, taken at an angle.|
Only then will the glitter and the metal pop up.
|Because it was our anniversary month. Also from Secret Garden.|
Just used pink, red, and violet markers on this one.
|My mom has joined the coloring craze as well!|
Here's her first finished plate.