Splitcoaststampers-The Stamper's Community

Issue #353 March 6th 2013
Pencil Resist  
Guest tutorial author and DD alumna Dina Kowal will show you a subtle resist technique with wax-based pencils.
Supplies you'll need for this project
  • Cardstock
  • Oil or wax-based pencils
  • Stencil
  • Water based ink
    Our Artist in Residence answers your questions
    Q: Chris asked: "From time to time i see the term "fussy cut" when making cards. What does that mean?"
    A: Fussy Cutting means to cut around your stamped images with scissors.
    Feedback From Past Tutorials
    ayellessnuffelhoek has a suggestion for the Baby Wipe tutorial: "I think this will work with Ranger's Cut n' Dry Felt - so you can make a really cool multicolored pad, which you can use many times."

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    Use supplies you likely already own and try new techniques.
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