Issue #276 August 31st 2011
Coloring with Distress inks
Guest tutorial writer
will show you how to watercolor with Distress reinkers.
Supplies you'll need for this project
Coloring with Distress inks tutorial
Coloring with Distress inks gallery
Our Artist in Residence answers your questions
asked: "Where can I find a tutorial for the Grand Calibur? I just bought one and need to see a video or step by step tutorial."
Check out our
Snowflake Garland Tutorial
. You can see how to use the Grand Calibur there. I LOVE my Grand Calibur and this tutorial will show you how to use yours.
Submit your question to Dina
Feedback From Past Tutorials
has a suggestion for the Loopy Flower tutorial: "I use hot glue with a chopstick instead of my fingers. Or, if you get your fingers near the glue, have a bowl of ice water to dip them in ..no burns. Both work great!
Loopy Flower tutorial
Loopy Flower gallery
Tutorials You May Have Missed
Use some masking tape and your choice of inks to give your paper a leathery look.
Faux Leather with Masking Tape tutorial
Faux Leather with Masking Tape gallery
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