Pastels on Black
by Beate Johns
Learn how to make images pop on black cardstock with pastel pencils.
- Outline Stamps (Verve's Great Friend used here)
- Embossing ink
- Silver or white embossing powder
- Heat gun
- PITT Pastel Pencil
- White Gelato Pen optional
Stamp images on black cardstock with Embossing ink.
Pour embossing powder over over the cardstock.
Tap off excess powder.
Heat the powder
until all powder is melted.
Add color with a pastel pencil to the image.
Rub slightly over it with your finger to blend your base color.
Add more detail with a light colored pencil.
Then add some more color with a slightly darker pencil.
Continue to color all the images.
Color the edges of your cardstock with a white gelato.
Rub the gelato towards the inside of the cardstock with your finger or with a baby wipe to add a soft white edge.
Finish your project.
Try other pencil types.