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Old 04-19-2020, 07:49 PM   #1  
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Default TLC791 ~ Get Your "Bleach Out" ~ {4/20/20}

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A couple of weeks ago I was searching in the tutorial archives for a technique to try (there is so much there!) and I found one from 2008 that I thought would be fun called Bleached out Images - I wasn't sure I had bleach but I found some and since I wasn't using it to clean (haha), this seemed right. I am pretty sure I only have it from another crafty project.

I shared it with another group and some mentioned not having bleach so before I posted this, I grabbed a bathroom cleaner with bleach to see if it would work. I sprayed it on a paper towel and used it as an "ink pad" for some background textures. It worked! I didn't try to do the image bleaching but I assume it would work - just open a window for ventilation if you try it. It is really quick to bleach out the image and then the coloring is really for shading and midtones - the highlights are already there! (I used alcohol markers, but I think pencils would be great too.)

So your challenge today is to "get your bleach out"! and create - so much more fun than cleaning with it!!

Have fun! I can't wait to see what you make!

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P.S. Here is a heads up for next week's challenge... You will need acrylic paint, pouring media or self made pouring media (made from paint glue and water) optional: acrylic pouring oil, glossy photo paper, and glitter or metallic paint.
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Oh, I love bleached out images, though I usually use it with images stamped on sponged backgrounds. Having tried stamping with bleach on multiple occasions over the years, inspired by the amazing beautiful results from other people, I've reached the conclusion that some cardstock just doesn't bleach well, no matter how fresh the bleach. Fun challenge, thanks.
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I was thinking about using a bleach image on an inked or painted background, will give that a try and will be back later!! Fun challenge Lyn
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I had just finished 2 bleached cards last night!

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I've tried on acrylic paint but that didn't work, on linen paper neither so used red card stock and one with dox color wash

TLC791, Bleached Butterflies by snietje - at Splitcoaststampers

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Thank you for the fun challenge Lyn
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Rebecca, I love this technique, so did another.

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I've just realized I didn't the right technique...will do it again but not today
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this is my card for the challenge - i've always wanted to try using bleach and never got around to it so thx for the push lol:

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I "Julia-fied" and card from a stamping friend- I had to improvise a bit- used chlorine bleach scouring powder to achieve the desired effect. Added some coloring with markers, Did a bit of coloring and blurring surrounding the sentiment- here's vintage HB
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I've just realized I didn't the right technique...will do it again but not today
It is all good! I love your cards and I think using bleach on your card is really the essence of the challenge! You can try the other way if you want to but you took the challenge in my mind
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Oh, I love bleached out images, though I usually use it with images stamped on sponged backgrounds. Having tried stamping with bleach on multiple occasions over the years, inspired by the amazing beautiful results from other people, I've reached the conclusion that some cardstock just doesn't bleach well, no matter how fresh the bleach. Fun challenge, thanks.
Very true Sabrina! I found that "laying card-stock" like from Michael's and the Neenah Desert Storm all work well. When I tried a textured/coated colored card-stock - no go!
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Absolutely loved this technique. Thanks for the challenge. Here is my card:

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Yes textured is no go...also found a darker color was better.

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I used a little bleach and a lot of bleach
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Thanks Lyn for the challenge! Here's mine:

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I've used the fun technique for the sketch today on black card stock

SC798, TLC791 Sun Flowers by snietje - at Splitcoaststampers
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Here's mine! This was fun! However, when I opened the bleach, the pull of top squirted bleach over my sweatshirt! Have lots of dots on sweatshirt to remember this technique.

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Here's mine! This was fun! However, when I opened the bleach, the pull of top squirted bleach over my sweatshirt! Have lots of dots on sweatshirt to remember this technique.

Bleached Irises


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I am sooo sorry! I hope it was super super fun!
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Oh it was fun!! My sons however were laughing at me for having the bleach stains on my black sweatshirt!
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