Sunday, August 21, 2016

Here is a video at the request of my rubberstamping artist friends in the group: on the oil pastel and baby oil technique.

Tuesday, August 9, 2016

I had lots of fun making all of these backgrounds.  I started with oil pastels then Stencil Girl Stencils and used Distress Inks or Pan Pastels.  The metallic gold Pan Pastels are yummy but don't photo well.

Monday, August 8, 2016

Oil pastels and baby oil technique

The photo on the top left is scribbling with oil pastels on a manilla file folder.  The next photo is using a cotton ball with baby oil to blend.  The final is using a stencil and Distress Inks.  You could also use chalk. If you stamp, be sure to use a permanent ink like Memories or StaZon.  NOTE: embellishments need to be adhered with something similar to Crystal Laquer as the oil won't allow a good bond. This is a fun and quick technique!

Monday, January 18, 2016

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Recent cards

I made a couple of birthday cards.  The one on the left is embossed and then painted.  The one on the right I used cigar labels.