I've not been a very good Design Team Member for The Stampman, for a couple of months, failing miserably to remember to make samples and post the challenges so I'm trying to make up for it this week with the new challenge of
Now that doesn't mean to resist the impulse to buy more stamps - wash you mouth out! more the technique of using a medium to resist ink like this
Isn't it effective? For this card all I did was to stamp the Hero Arts Bluebell silhouette stamp with versamark onto patterned paper, and then emboss with clear embossing powder and when cool inked the image over with TH Distress ink Peeled Paint and that was it. It's a really quick and easy way to produce a lovely card. This stamp is so lovely, I didn't want to detract from it with any other embellishment so mat and layered it and left it at that.
Here's a couple more samples using the same technique
This is another Hero Arts Stamp this time coloured with Fired Brick
This time I coloured the leaves with green ink and the flowers with blue.
A quick polish off with kitchen roll really makes the image pop after you have coloured it.
I didn't know there were so many ways to use resist until I saw the wonderful samples by the DT
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