The stomach ‘flu (gross!) has been making the rounds lately so I was inspired to make a get well card.  Of course the fact that I just got an adorable new stamp illustrated by Anna Wight (again, she is a goddess!) didn’t hurt.  I was dying to ink it up and colour it.  I don’t even make get well cards but her image was waaaayyyy to cute not to buy!

I used some fairly bright colours which is unusual for me.  The strip of patterned paper was the inspiration for the colour choices.  Guess this bug is a tropical one!

 

All in all, this was a very easy and fun image to colour.  I stamped it on watercolour paper rather than regular cardstock to make it easier for me to colour the jar the bug is in.  I’m still learning the whole watercolouring thing so anything that makes the results a little more idiot-proof is a good thing.

I think I’ll make his eyes glossy and add some glitter to his wings the next time I ink this image up.  I’ve got to come up with a few ideas on when to use this other than for a get well card or he’ll get neglected!

P.S.  The sentiment was typed in Word and printed on cardstock.