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Striped Wipe
You've seen brilliantly colored backgrounds in the gallery, and now you can recreate the look on your own, without a brayer. Pull your supplies out and get to creating.
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Ask Beate
Beate Johns answers your technique questions
Q: Paula asked: "I am wondering if you know where I can find a good sized picture of a ruler that has all the little lines, or measurements labeled. I always struggle with the dimensions that are given in tutorials and such. The obvious measurements like 1", 1/2" and so on are easy enough to figure out, but it is stuff like 1 1/16", and 1 15/16", 5/8" and so on that totally confuse me (and all the rest of the funny little measurements). I need a good guide that is big enough to read."
A: I only use my Fiskars paper cutter. It has the 1/8" markings. For 1/16" increments, I eyeball the middle of the two 1/8" measurements closest to the 1/16" measurement.

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Feedback From Past Tutorials
Amanda has a hint for our Gamsol Magic tutorial: "In the UK you can use a product called ZEST IT, it does the same job as the Gamsol but is made from citrus oil, and is environmentally friendly and does not have the same side effects as Gamsol as it's a natural product. I have been most impressed with the results I have got!"
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