You da’ beast!

Hey all! I’m back with another card from the Ellen Hutson October release! This one features Lil’ ‘Squatch — ahhhh can’t tell you how happy I was to see this guy in the lineup! You see, my dad is a bigfoot fan, and I needed a birthday card for him — this was perfect!

I started off by coloring those pines with my trusty Daniel Smith Cascade Green — just can’t get enough of this color!

Then I colored the lil’ squatch with my go-to mix for critters: burnt sienna, Monte Amiata sienna and ultramarine blue! The trick here is to vary the shade of the burnt sienna by adding a little touch of ultramarine blue to get a darker brown. Works like a charm! Let me know in the comments if you’d like to see a video.

Next I had to stamp some footprints on the back of the envelope — yep, had to be done!

Then to turn this into a birthday card I stamped the inside, too! This sentiment is from the newly released Totally Random Sayings Vol. 3.

I added some confetti to the inside and I asked Dad if any fell out but he said no, he’s on to me! LOL!

I can’t wait to make some more cards with Lil’ Squatch! He’s perfect for masculine cards for guys of all ages. And I can’t wait to color him white to make a yeti, too!


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Find the full October release right HERE! So many must-haves!

Here are the supplies that I used on this card — I listed both the 15 ml and 5 ml tubes of watercolors when possible — some colors only come in 15 ml tubes.

I’ll be back tomorrow with a card featuring the newly released Voices in my Head Vol. 2! Until then, hope you have a great day!

4 Replies to “You da’ beast!”

  1. The little footprints on the envelope are so much fun!

  2. Adorable!

  3. Oh my yes please do a video showing the color mixing, I would love that!!

  4. Theressa C. Hudspeth says:

    Thanks for sharing.

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