Good Morning Crafters
Yesterday was busy but I did manage a bit of experimenting with the Izink Pigment ink bottles. I put together this quick card using John Next Door by John Lockwood stamps and stencils.
I used 3 techniques on this card, the topper is a wash created by dripping the ink on to die cut water colour cardstock and spritzing it with water. I dried it with a paper towel which did leave an impression behind but I quite like the texture it has added. You could let the background dry naturally, use a heat gun or kitchen towel (just take a look at the pattern first). I used Wow White Embossing Powder and the Summer Flowers stamp set to act as a resist techinque. I used Iris for the wash and also dripped some Jasmine (white) on the topper.
The card blank is from my stash and I used the Jasmine Izink Pigment with a piece of cut n dry through the Quatro Stars stencil.
I have also stamped with the Izink, it's not a clean crisp print but is readable and works well with this style of topper. I think I have come up with a way to use the ink to get a crisp print, so watch this space.
IZINK is an acrylic-based pigment ink. This blend of ink allows it to have properties of both pigment ink and paint. It is opaque and permanent and can be diluted with water or alcohol. Each bottle comes with an eye dropper. The ink is thicker than a spray but is thinner than acrylic which give it it's blending quality.
For more tips and techniques why not pop along to the demo at the shop on Saturday where Margaret Brackenbury will demoing the Izink range.
Keep on Crafting.
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