Creations by Lynn Weiss ~ Independent Stampin' Up! Demonstrator


Wednesday, September 04, 2013

Black Magic Wildflower Meadow

A while back I was playing around with a technique using White Craft Ink and my Aquapainter with Classic Ink to color the Wildflower Meadow image on Crumb Cake card stock. I loved the results, but never did figure out what that technique was called? (Here's the cards I'm referring to) Anyways....

at the time, I  thought that I could try the same thing on Basic Black card stock. That didn't work out so well...the colored ink disappeared after it dried and I just ended up with white ink on black card stock...which is OK, but not the look I was going for. So, I ended up digging out my colored pencils to try the Black Magic Technique.

Now that's more like it! It's easy too! Just stamp your image with White Craft Ink onto Basic Black Card stock (or probably any very dark color) allow to dry, or use your heat tool, and then using your colored pencils, color as desired. I used my retired SU! Watercolor pencils as they were handy. I thought this shade of red was a good match for Strawberry Slush so I used that color to finish off my card.

The DSP is from the Quatrefancy Specialty pack. The label was created by stamping the label image from the Creative Elements set in black and then cutting just the ends with the Apothecary Accents Framelits. I shared this trick here a while back in case you missed it.

I'm glad I finally gave this technique a should give it a try as well!

1 comment:

ajyoyo said...

Oh Lynn! Black Magic is a good name for the technique! It is truly magnificent! LOVE THIS!