Thursday, October 17, 2019

New Release Showcase - October

Welcome to our October New Release Showcase!  Today, we have three brand new Sprites joining the ever-growing AW Sprites Collection.


Let's start with the adorable Kitsune Sprite.  "What is a kitsune?", you ask?  Well, kitsune is a mischief-making fox of Japanese folklore.  Sounds innocent enough, but some are quite scary in the stories, having lived for so long and attaining 9 tails and extra psychic powers.


Kitsune, the demon fox of Japanese folklore, usually first appears as a beautiful woman to entice an unsuspecting man, and once he lets his guard down, ... well, I'm sure you can guess how the rest of the story goes.  Other less scary versions of the stories of animal spirits are more about the mischievous young fox and racoon, trying the shape-shifting magic, but giving humans clues as they often forget to hide their tails because their powers are not strong enough and they need more practice.

Here, we have a little young one with just 3 tails.  She is holding a stem of a Chinese Lantern plant.  Check out the lovely samples our Showcase DT has created for you!


Hath Thi
  
 Silvia
 Kitsune Sprite
1650 x 1800 pixels (5.5 x 6 inches / 14 x 15.2 cm at 300 dpi)
Available in JPG or PNG



Next up, we have a little wildflower known as Hepatica (or Liverwort) as a Sprite.  These little flowers can be found in the forest of Europe as well as Northeastern parts of US, and they come in pretty shades of blue, lavender, rose, and white.


Check out the inspirations by the AW designers, and see how versatile this baby is, as you can color her pretty much in any palette you wish.  She'll turn out adorable no matter what.


Hepatica Sprite
1500 x 2100 pixels (5 x 7 inches / 12.7 x 17.8 cm at 300 dpi)
Available in JPG or PNG



And last but not the least, we have a pretty Indian Corn Sprite.  Considered to be the original corn that the Native Americans taught the European settlers to grow, this type of corn (also known as Flint Corn) features gorgeous array of multi-colored kernels that are shiny as if they're glass beads.  Just imagine how fun this image will be to color!


 I have a very fond memory of my grandfather growing a small patch of this corn (much larger patch was dedicated to the sweet yellow corn), and as a child, I loved these pretty ears of corn so much more than the 'boring yellow ones'.   But don't let the title of this Sprite limit your imagination.  This baby will look great as a sweet yellow corn or white corn as well.  Now let's check out what our designers have done with this image!

Indian Corn Sprite
1500 x 2100 pixels (5 x 7 inches / 12.7 x 17.8 cm at 300 dpi)
Available in JPG or PNG


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Our October Challenge at the FB group continues through Halloween, Thursday, Oct. 31.  Still plenty of time left to join with new OR old projects.  See you there!


Till next time, happy coloring!






Thursday, September 19, 2019

New Release Showcase - September



Welcome to our September Showcase at Aurora Wings!  We have a lovely set of new images for you today.  I really enjoyed working on these angel images for this new release, and I hope that the DT ladies also felt the same.  I hope that you get to have the same feeling of peace and creative flow when you color these lines.   Let us start with the Angel of Remembrance 1.  In this version, the angel's wings softly frame her as profusion of poppies flows in every direction.

 Jan

 Angel of Remembrance 1
2400 x 3000 pixels / 8 x 10 inches at 300 dpi
JPG

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Next we have Angel of Remembrance 2.  In this version, her wings are open as if to invite you closer to her.  The poppy petals dance around her in gentle swirls.


 Jan
 Angel of Remembrance 2
2400 x 3000 pixels - 8 x 10 inches / 20.3 x 25.4 cm approx. at 300 dpi
JPG

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I didn't think I'd be done in time with this one, but I managed!  I have a surprise addition to today's new release. We literally only had hours, but some of the designers in different time zones managed to get her colored.  Check out the Lotus Mermaid.

Lisbeth

 Jan


Lotus Mermaid
1650 x 2100 pixels - 5.5 x 7 inches / 14 x 17.8 cm approx. at 300 dpi
JPG
Another PDF version of a coloring book is now in the store!  The Zodiac Sprites can now be purchased as a PDF coloring book with all 12 signs.  


You can download a promotional coloring page of the cover at AuroraWings.com.
Please note: As this is a promotional 'sampler' page, relevant info is included in text, exactly as shown in the preview.

I will be bringing more PDF coloring books in the coming months.  For those of you who want to know which titles are available and download sampler pages, please visit the PDF Coloring Books section at my website, AuroraWings.com.

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And of course, no new release showcase is ever complete without the saving codes!


Have fun coloring the new release images or any of my other images!

Be sure to join our monthly ATG challenge (You can join with new OR old projects anytime.) at our FB group.  September's challenge will run through Friday, the 27th.  The winners' blog badges are now customized with your winning entry pic prominently featured.







Thursday, August 8, 2019

New Release Showcase August - Zodiac Sprites

Welcome to our New Release Showcase of August!  It feels great to be wrapping up the Zprites Collection sooner than originally planned, despite a slower start at the beginning.  So let's start the showcase of the Final Four!


First up is the handsome Sagittarius Sprite, the archer.  Those born between November 22 and December 21 fall under this sign.  Born blessed with lots of energy and brain power, they love freedom, exploration, and adventure.  And they're like an arrow, going straight to the goal with focus and drive.  So much so, they can be careless (accident prone) and maybe a little bit tactless at times.  Sounds very human to me, despite the interesting combination of half archer half horse that represents the sign.



Sagittarius Sprite
1800 x 2100 pixels
6 x7 inches / 15.2 x 17.8 cm

JPG at AuroraWings.com     PNG at AuroraWings.com
PNG at AW on Etsy

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Next up, we have the adorable Capricorn Sprite!  I thought this baby was going to give me a challenge when I first sat down with the idea to do a rough sketch.  I shouldn't have worried because all came very quickly.  I think this one turned out rather cute.  A half goat half fish - a sea goat - is the creature symbol of this sign.  This sign covers people born between December 22 and January 19.  Ambitious and confident, those born under this sign go about achieving their goals with wisdom, patience, discipline, and practicality.  


Capricorn Sprite
1800 x 2100 pixels
6 x 7 inches / 15.2 x 17.8 cm

JPG at AuroraWings.com     PNG at AuroraWings.com
PNG at AW on Etsy

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Next, we have the elegant Aquarius Sprite, pouring water from a large vase she carries over a shoulder.  She seems to be basking in the peace and serenity of the moment.  The water bearer is the symbol for the sign of Aquarius, which covers from January 20 to February 18.  Intelligent and independent, Aquarius people make great friends with their wide interests and inventive nature.  Because they love independence and hate being bored with monotony, they can be stubborn and/or extreme and sometimes unpredictable - a lot like water.


Aquarius Sprite
1800 x 2100 pixels
5 x 7 inches / 15.2 x 17.8 cm

JPG at AuroraWings.com     PNG at AuroraWings.com
PNG at AW on Etsy

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Last, but not least, we have Pisces Sprites!  I received a little help from Donna with the initial concept/approach on this sign because I got a little stumped once I tried to get going.  So it was probably good that I actually started with this sign first for this final batch of four.  I ran into problem early, so I had plenty of time to mouth my concern AND get much needed help in time as well!  Don't you just love it when things work out nicely like that?  Now, this sign covers people who were born between February 19 and March 20.  The gentle fish people are kind, sensitive, compassionate, and intuitive - a lot of psychics are born under this sign.  They make the sweetest friends who are always ready to help with a generous heart. 

Pisces Sprites
1800 x 2100 pixels
5 x 7 inches / 15.2 x 17.8 cm

JPG at AuroraWings.com     PNG at AuroraWings.com
PNG at AW on Etsy

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I have a special announcement that I'm very excited about!  I have 2 new PDF bundles in the shops - Holiday Sprites volume 1 and volume 2.  Volume 1 is a re-compiled "Artist's Edition" of the 2015 printed edition half-size coloring book called "Christmas Sprites".  I have created a brand new cover for this PDF edition, and the order of appearance for the 12 Sprites has been changed.  Plus a companion volume (a sequel to the aforementioned book), Holiday Sprites volume 2, which includes the holiday season Sprites from the past few years AND 2 brand new images - Jingle Bells Sprite and Santa's Little Helper Sprite.  The PDF files' default size is the original publication size of half size (5.5 x 8.5 inches), but they can be printed at 'fit to page' scale setting on your printer dialogue box and print to fit the standard 8.5 x 11 inches paper without any loss of quality.  This makes it easier for very young children or people with eye issues to color.  


Holiday Sprites vol. 1 PDF coloring book
12 holiday-inspired Sprites
at AuroraWings.com     at AW on Etsy

 Holiday Sprites vol. 2 PDF coloring book
12 holiday-inspired Sprites


 I am making the two new Sprites from the vol. 2 available separately as single digis for the month of August at both AW on Etsy and AuroraWings.com shop.  Beginning Sept. 1, these digis will be only available at AuroraWings.com.  They are both available in JPG or PNG.  And the Santa's Little Helper Sprite digi comes with an extra version without the toys in the background to expand creative possibilities for people who use my images for cards and other projects.



Jingle Bells Sprite
1500 x 2100 pixels
JPG at AuroraWings.com     PNG at AuroraWings.com
PNG at AW on Etsy

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Lisbeth

Marion

 Marion

 Jan

 Donna

Silvia



Santa's Little Helper Sprite
1500 x 2100 pixels
JPG at AuroraWings.com     PNG at AuroraWings.com
PNG at AW on Etsy
This digi comes with a bonus 'simple' version file.

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And below you'll find two codes to choose from for the new release weekend PLUS a Gift-with-Purchase Special.  If you use one of the codes below, then your order qualifies to receive this gift, and it will be sent to you vial email (Please allow up to 24 hours for processing/dispatch.).


Happy shopping and happy coloring & creating!