Saturday, September 25, 2010

Stencil Tutorial #2

Good Morning!  Today I want to share another stencil tutorial with you.  Did you know that Layers of Colors sells Art Stencils??  Gorgeous patterns!  You can check all of them out HERE.

Last week I shared a project using one of the stencils and modeling paste.  If you missed it, you can check it out HERE.

This week I want to share a card using a stencil and color sprays.  Another messy project, but worth the effort.  This background turned out so cool.




Supplies
White watercolor paper, Black VersaFine Ink (Tsukineko), Clear Embossing Powder (Stampendous), Memento Tuxedo Black, Glimmer Mist - Glimmer Mist Fully Purple, Lily Pad, Twighlight, Ink - Brilliance Pearlescent Crimson around the edges, Copic Markers, Stencil (background) - Layers of Color, Stamp set - "Under the Sea" and "Old World Flourish" - Layers of Color.


Technique : Stencil with Color Sprays

Use a circle cutter and cut watercolor paper / card.  Spray watercolor panel with twilight Glimmer Mist.  After dry lay stencil over watercolor paper ( I used stencil adhesive with mine).  Spray with Lily Pad and Fully Purple Glimmer Mists.
I just love how this background turned out.  And with all the choices for color sprays, the results are endless.  I am totally loving these stencils!!

After drying ... ink edges with Brilliance Pearlescent Crimson.  Stamp flourishes, sea grass, and coral with pigment and emboss with clear embossing powder on watercolor paper.  Adhere to front of card. Stamp shells, fish, and sea horse on white cardstock with Momento Ink and color using Copic markers. Cut these images out and adhere to front of card.

Glimmer Mist tip:  Do not shake up and down to mix.  Shake from side to side to help keep it from clogging up.

I hope you will try a stencil out on one of your projects!  If you do, leave me a link.  I would LOVE to see what you come up with!

More stencil techniques coming in the future.

I'm linking this one to the following awesome challenge blogs!
A Spoon Full of Sugar - "Anything Goes"
Creative Inspirations - 2 or more shaped images

Have a blessed weekend!

9 comments:

Shelly Schmidt said...

Such a pretty project Melisa- I love the step by step directions too- I am very visual and love knowing how cards go together! Love your color palate here!

Mona Evy said...

Georgeous card! Thanks for joining this week at Creative Inspirations Wednesday Challenge!

Justine said...

Great post Melissa, love what you did with the background really gives an 3 dimensional effect

Sandy Ang said...

Thanks for the tutorial !

Joan Ervin said...

Your card is beautiful, Melisa..I love how the stenciled background turned out and the little underwater scene is adorable!!! Thanks for the great tutorial!!!

Laura - Layers of Color said...

WOW, Melisa!! Totally DELIGHTFUL!! I love everything you've created and shared! It's a wonderful post...you're wonderful!

Hugs!

HappyCrafter said...

What a great idea to use a stencil! This would be great with the copic airbrush, now I want to go find some LOL! I really like how the fish bowl came out with your stenciling.

lisa808 said...

Wow! Amazing scene.

Seleise said...

how fun! TFS! You're so talented!

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