I always keep a piece of cardstock under my work when I stamp or paint, so that whatever goes over the edge doesn't end up on my desk - when that cardstock gets all filled up with ink and paint, it becomes the base of other mixed media projects! It's a fun way to recycle, and it's an easy start for something new.
My background panel is one of those pieces. I embossed my favorite Cover-a-Card Damask background over the panel and embossed with clear powder, then rubbed dye ink over the panel for more contrast. This is a modification of the Joseph's Coat technique (click HERE for a tutorial!)
My main panel is colored with reinkers, Shinhan watercolors, Touch Markers, and Inktense pencils. The brush markers make a great base color for the narrow stem and leaves, and the other mediums are all waterbased, so they play together well.
Registered: March 11, 2008 Location: Sacramento, California Posts: 39779
Fri, Feb 08, 2013 @ 2:11 PM
Love the close up. Still very cool! TFS :0)
------------------------------ Cathy B aka: Mutnik ....or is it Nutmeg?! I get so confused!
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