Splitcoaststampers-The Stamper's Community

Issue #298 February 8th 2012
Marker Layering  
Dirty Dozen alumna Karen Barber will show you how to layer your water based markers to create gorgeous blended coloring.
Supplies you'll need for this project
  • Outline image stamp
  • Stazon™
  • Water based markers
  • Watercolor paper
  • Blender pen
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    Our Artist in Residence answers your questions
    Q: Nancy asked: "How do you attached lacy punched paper strips to a card? I tried using the method you use for lace, but when bending the strips to the back of the card so i can tape them down, they tend to tear. Help!"
    A: I cut the lace strip the size of the layer I want to tape it on. Then I either use liquid glue, 1/8" wide Scor-Tape™ or my 1.5 Xyron™ sticker maker to adhere the paper strip. My adhesive choice depends on how many openings the paper lace has. I use liquid glue for strips with a lot of holes/openings, 1/8" wide Scor-Tape if I have thin strips on the lace without an opening or run my entire strip through my Xyron if the strip only has a few openings
     
    Feedback From Past Tutorials
    Mary Ann has a suggestion for the Herringbone technique: "I do not have the Xyron, but decided to use a glue stick on the strips. It seems like a great way to use your scraps."

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    Use supplies you likely already own and try new techniques.
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