Monday, November 23, 2009

Friend Resist card

This card is tons of fun to make.  It is using a realy cool form of resist.  I used pearlescent medium to get the background to look splotchy.  In real life, it's shiney too.  I started with a piece of white glossy cardstock.  I sponged the medium onto the paper with a sea sponge.  Do it sparenly, this area will remain white.  Then I brayered over it with a Big N' Juicy inkpad.  The collage image is stamped with Archical ink in Jet Black. 

Pearlescent Medium is tricky to find if you don't know where to look.  I have always used Golden brand and it used to be available at Michaels & JoAnns.  They don't carry Golden brand anymore.  You can still get it at your local art store.  It's a bit pricey, so you can go with a lesser brand if you want.  I have found both DecoArt & Americana at JoAnns & Michaels. It's under $4.  I also like to mix mine with my re-inkers for a beautiful spatkle.

Stamps: Hero Arts-Friend Collage
Inks: Ranger Big N' Juicy Rainbow Pad, Archival Ink-Jet Black
Papers: White Glossy, Purple, lavender, Aqua, Light Aqua
Accessories: DecoArt Pearlescent Medium, Fiskars Deckle Edge Scissors, Pilot Gold Paint Pen.


Elaine A said...

I've just discovered your blog and your work is just beautiful. I've added you to my blog list so I don't miss anything. I love this card. Love the combination of colors and images. I'll have to look for the pearlescent medium.

Thanks - Elaine Allen

stampyra said...

Thanks Elaine. It's good to know someone is reading my blog. lol! JIL