Hey y'all! Cat here with a little 'pictorial' for you this week! Hope you enjoy!
I believe the name of this technique is called "Acrylic Resist" It was a technique I learned awhile ago and have not used it in forever! So thought I'd share it with y'all today while I get to make another card with it too! :D
Ok, let's get rolling!
First, gather some goodies together! I have picked several to do, because when I do it with acrylic paints I like to have different pieces to save for later use. In this pic I have 3 or 4 cuttlebug folders, and GKD cardstocks in White 120 lb, Black Onyx, and a coral color.
Here I have added various paints to the embosed cardstocks. Some of paint is acrylic and some distress ink paint dabbers. Let dry completely! you can use a heat gun, just do it on both sides so heat wont make it warp.
more painting! :D
This piece has Tim Holtz distress paints on it. Just waiting for them to dry!
I decided to use this piece to make a card with. At this point...sand!sand1sand1!! But yes, that is what I was doing at this stage! Now, at this point, after you get done sanding, you will need to dust it off pretty good. And this is where you would take a stamp ink pad and kinda swipe or sponge onto the raised areas. I chose not to add that step on this one because I liked how the white lettering looked.
In this picture I have my piece on top that I'm gonna put together a card with. You can see some of the others underneath there...(my pic has disappeared to where I show these better! Ill take more to show and get uploaded later!)
Ok, there ya go! I hope you will give it a try! I so love looking at everyone's work, it truly inspires me!!
Go forth and Create! AND have fun in doring so!! :
This looks like so much fun.....thanks for the great inspiration. I love your card, that overlay is GENIUS!!
I have one container of distress ink and I think I will try this today. Thanks for the inspiration and instructions
Stunning result and an interesting technique to try. so many to try and so little time to play - sigh!
This technique really does look fun. Gonna have to try it. Thanks!
Oh my word that is a beautiful creation Kathy! I am inspired taking my coupons and buying paint tonight. Love love love it
Cat I love your card and thanks so much for the tutorial. I have some of the distress paints and never used them so I am anxious to give this a try, love learning new techniques, thanks!
Could I use Distress Stains instead of Distress Paints? I think I will give it a try!