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Thursday, July 9, 2009

Thinking Inking - Crackle Distress

Jennifer McGuire has been hosting videos and classes on 2 Pea's using all different types of Ranger Inking projects. The videos can all be found here... http://www.twopeasinabucket.com/mb.asp?cmd=list&forum_id=52.

This weeks class is about crackle paint. I don't have any but I have a crackle finish which I used in place of the crackle paint.


I combined this with a vacation/travel challenge on the Hero Arts Blog this week. I only have one stamp for Hero Arts which is a travel type of stamp so I used that to create my tag.

Tag Recipe:

  1. Smear multiple colors of acryclic dabbers on a piece of acetate.
  2. Use a makeup sponge mix parts of the color together (this is in one of the videos Jennifer has up on 2 Peas)
  3. Smear on white cardstock to create a background.
  4. Let that dry and then stamp the image onto the paint background using a pigment ink.
  5. Clear emboss the stamped image.
  6. Layer on the crackle gloss finish. I put it on and then smeared it around with another makeup sponge. I put two layers on.

The butterfly is made from grunge paper and I applied the same finish but with a really thick layer and attempted to dry it using the heat gun. It didn't crackle but gave it a beautiful glossy finish. :)

The background of the card is made from distress inks smeared onto acetate and spritzed with water until they became very watery.

Everything else is a combination of stamping with brown pigment ink and embossing with gold embossing powders.

Products:

  • Ranger Acryclic Paint Dabbers - Gold, Stream, Juniper
  • Ranger Queens Gold Embossing Powder
  • Versamark Watermark Ink
  • Versafine - Vintage Sepia
  • Ranger Crackle Glaze
  • Hero Arts - Heart Winged Butterfly,
  • Inkadinkado - 94010-N
  • B Line Designs - Paris
  • Hero Arts - Collage Take Time
  • Stampers Anonymous - French Market
  • Stampers Anonymous - Lined Paper
  • Ranger Distress Inks - Peeled Paint, Broken China

Thanks for stopping by...

Suzz

7 comments:

  1. WOW what a wonderful card !

    Anke

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  2. Hi, Suzz! Beautiful results! Isn't it fun experimenting with new techniques? Jennifer's Thinking Inking classes are sooo good! :-)

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  3. It's been a while、Suzz!
    Your awesome works on parade really amaze me a lot! Your designs and skills are super!!!
    Thanks so much for stopping by and leaving me your very kind words on my blog. :)

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  4. Ooooh la la...this is very stunning.

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  5. Es realmente precioso este trabajo, me tienes maravillada con las bellezas que haces. Saludos.

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  6. Fab card, Sue! Those techniques are so much fun!

    Hugs
    Vanessa

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  7. Very lovely! A beautifuol travel collage~!! Love the fibers!

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