Wednesday, 12 August 2009

colouring in



i'm not sure if this is an idea worth pursuing - i printed weave and alphabetty onto a nice thick cartridge paper then hand coloured it. it was enjoyable but time consuming. my thought was to do them to sell - they'd look great in a child's room, but i'm not sure if it's worth the effort money wise as each one takes several hours to complete. on the upside, i'm producing one of a kinds every time and i could do different coloured backgrounds too. i know not everything comes down to money, but i obviously can't spend valuable time on a project that doesn't pay. hmmm...food for thought. what say you?

9 comments:

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Alison - Eco Eco said...

You could sell the prints to be coloured in. Fun for kids or adults.

raspberry said...

I agree with Alison, you could do posters or maybe something like placemat size?

Jesse said...

I agree, they'd be great to colour in!

Blueberry Park said...

Am liking Alison's idea - and would be a great item for Blueberry park :-) Things aren't always down to money, but if it's taking you away from doing something that could, then it's not the best use of your time. Love it tho :-)

Swirlyarts said...

I was going to say the same as everyone else - sell them as posters to colour in. If you need testers...... :)

Helen Rawlinson said...

Colouring in idea very good! I think the alphabet on it's own would be just fine, without the need for the weave pattern. You could have the line printed in different colourways, ie. a blue one or a red one, but black and white would be great too as all the colour will come from the colouring.

BugsandFishes said...

Black & white without the weave and intended for colouring would be ace! It would make a great project for kids or for parents to add the colours that matched their nursery etc.

BugsandFishes said...

It might also be nice as a simple one colour onto different coloured papers?

+marzipan+ said...

For what its worth ~ I agree! To have a valid reason to do colouring in and have something decorative AND matching room schemes would be irresistable!!