Welcome to my Day 3 of my Growing in Unity week!
Today I am sharing two mixed media cards using Unity Stamps' Angie Girls and the process video.
For today's cards, I stamped with Versafine ink onto Bristol smooth paper. I also stamped a mask from Post-it tape to be able to protect my image. I colored my images using Zig Clean Color Real Brush markers, using a Faber Castell waterbrush to blend and move the ink on my paper. Once my images were colored, I covered them with my Post-it tape masks.
I then used my Gel Press and acrylic paint to do some printing. Because I needed to be able to remove the paper tape mask, I only did two prints. One in color, and a second one lightening up my background with lighter paint, white, and white with silver, using stencils to create a pattern and interest. I carefully removed the masks before the acrylic paint had fully dried. I added the sentiments with my Original MISTI and Brutus Monroe surface inks.
The video of today's projects is here:
Just a reminder, Unity Stamp Company has generously offered prize packs filled with 25 random stamps to two of my blog followers this week. If you would like to be entered for a chance to win 25 fabulous Unity stamps, please leave a comment! I'd love to hear from you.
Thanks, and I'll be back tomorrow for Day 4!
Have a great day!
Love the background on the first card!ReplyDelete
Amazing cards, I especially love the Harmony Girl, background is beautiful! ❤️ReplyDelete
Omgoodness! I love your cards! I had no idea,that acrylic paints could be used like this. I have a ton of acrylics that are sitting in a box. Thank you so much for sharing!ReplyDelete
Oooh, la, la. I love their stamps, & my wallet knows it, LOL. This gives me new and interesting ways to use my newest acquisitions.ReplyDelete
I LOVE your backgrounds. This has inspired me to take out some of the craft supplies I have not been using, some of them are brand new--never been used for years! Thank you.ReplyDelete
I love these! And loved watching you make them. The girls are darling! I havent used my gelli plate in awhile ane i have loads if Zig painters but i need to practice more, thanks for the inspiration.ReplyDelete
I love watching your videos! Harmony Girl was one of my first Angie Girls and is still my favorite. Thanks for the great tips!ReplyDelete
Oh, wow! I love these cards! I'm anxious to try this. Thanks for the tips and the inspiration!ReplyDelete
Very cool. Your backgrounds and coloring are amazing! Great cards!ReplyDelete
I always love to watch you colour, as you make it look so easy! Love,love,love the combo of colours and mediums on the card fronts!ReplyDelete
Love both of your cards!!! Thanks for sharing your coloring tips and the gel press!!ReplyDelete
Wow! Each day gets better and better. At night I lay there so excited for what you have to share next! These stamp sets are two more going on my wish list! Your cards are amazing! Thanks for sharing.ReplyDelete
Thank you for your wonderful video, so fascinating to see the use of the gelli plateReplyDelete
I love these cards and the backgrounds are really great. I am interested in getting a gelli plate. I am excited to see more awesome cards tomorrow!ReplyDelete
Love them both!! the backgrounds are amazing!!ReplyDelete
Your mixed media cards are beautiful! Enjoyed the video a lot!ReplyDelete
I love the backgrounds! Thanks for the video! The demonstration really helps.ReplyDelete
Amazing technique. Love both but my favorite was the background on Harmony Girl. Thanks for sharing!!ReplyDelete
Fantastic backgrounds! Thanks so much for the videos!ReplyDelete
I love the rainy, misty look of the first card.ReplyDelete
Great cards. Love the backgrounds with the gel press--I have never tried this. I like how you achieved the look of rain.ReplyDelete
Do you ever wonder if noncrafters really appreciate all of the work you’ve put into that beautiful creation?ReplyDelete
Great techniques, both with the coloring and the gel press. Thanks for doing the video for this - the gel press sure looks like fun.ReplyDelete
These are beautiful! What cool backgrounds! Can I be you when I grow up?! LOLReplyDelete
beautiful cards. Love how the first one has a"raining" effect. At least it looks like it to me. :)ReplyDelete
Love the girl in the rain I do not do or should say I have not tried mixed media but love how it looks like she is really walking in the rainReplyDelete
I love how you did your backgrounds, very pretty.ReplyDelete
I love your backgrounds. I need to try a gel press!ReplyDelete
Beautiful mixed media cards! The backgrounds are awesome! Love the pretty Angie Girls designs!ReplyDelete
They are fabulous mixed media card!ReplyDelete
i'm in love with how you created with Harmony GirlReplyDelete
Both are lovely but I am in love with the romance of the rain!! You created such a great mood with your coloring on that one! Also, the background polka dot on your Catherine card are AMAZING!!!!ReplyDelete
Wow what great cards! The backgrounds really stand on their own even without Th great girl additions.ReplyDelete
Wowza your cards are gorgeous!!ReplyDelete
Your backgrounds are really beautiful !!ReplyDelete
Hi Chris, I can't begin to tell you how much I enjoy your blog. You are just so positive and uplifting and I love your use of colors. Thanks so much.ReplyDelete