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Issue #845 October 5th 2022
Layered Autumn Trees  
Create a beautiful autumnal scene with this tutorial from guest author Cindy Gilfillan.
Supplies you'll need for this project
  • Sponges or daubers
  • Inks in fall hues
  • Watercolor paper or heavy cardstock
  • Scene stamps (optional)
    Our Artist in Residence answers your questions
    Q: Sandy writes: "Thank you for sharing Lindsay's Stained Glass Panels tutorial. I don't have any Gel Medium, can I use something else on the acetate? I love stained glass and to be able to put them in my cards - such a fabulous plus!"
    A: I haven't tried it to be sure, but I think since you're creating little wells with openings of the die cut layers you could use a clear-drying liquid glue as well. Mix in a transparent medium (dye or alcohol reinker, watercolor powder, etc.) to create different colors for the panels.
    Feedback From Past Tutorials
    Andrea has a fun idea for the Quilled Pumpkin Card tutorial: "I can see doing this with purple, burgundy, or green strips for a bunch of grapes, too. A possible greeting could be, 'I'm grapeful for you.' LOL!"

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