Thursday, May 13, 2010

2 more quick and easy Alcohol ink backgrounds

Had the day off today but didn't get much time for play. Too much laundry, yard work, ironing, mending etc, to do but this evening I put together 2 quick backgrounds made using a brayer. You'll need your craft mat, white glossy card stock, acetate, several colors of alcohol ink, a metallic mixative, blending solution and a brayer. For the first one squirt the blending solution around on your craft mat. Now add drops of several colors of the ink. And then drops of the metallic.

Use the brayer to pick up the color and brayer onto your glossy card stock. You now have a background you can stamp on or use it as your card front.

I'm working on some cards and will post them later. The next background uses the acetate. Stamp one side with Stazon or you can use the Archival ink. Heat set it with your heat gun. Turn it over and drop several colors of ink onto the acetate. Spray with your blending solution and brayer lightly to spread the color.

Now turn it over and mount onto card stock and then onto your card.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Love the alc ink/brayer techniques. Now have my craft mat and can't wait to try them. I'll let you know how they turn out. kren