Thursday 13 December 2007

Bind-it-all Calendar - April

Quite a few processes involved in this one, so (deep breath) here goes!

The background was Shabby Shutters distress ink pad applied directly to paper which was then splashed with water drops and dried. It was then stamped with a paint splatter stamp I have, also using Shabby Shutters. Using Pine Needles ink, a large square was then stamped in the centre.

Alcohol inks and blending solution were then applied to a sheet of glossy photo paper. The main image was stamped on top using black Stazon ink, and was stamped again on plain white card. The leaves at the top of the image on the photo paper were coloured using Pine Needles ink pad and a water brush (yes, it works on glossy photo paper!) The image on white card was coloured with distress ink pads and a water brush, then the central focus was cut out and stuck in place on the photo paper background. I tore the edges, then stuck it in place on the water-distressed card background. Phew!

The quote reads "April is a promise May is bound to keep - Hal Borland"

May will follow tomorrow :o)


Anonymous said...

Fantastic. I love Alice! Sheils xxx

Karen said...

What a fab idea Dan, thanks for sharing - I just got a BIA so I am looking for inspiration and I think I've found it!!!

Anonymous said...

fab work again Dan

Anonymous said...

love this page very much, this keeps me on my toes to check your blog, love it, love Andrea xx

Anonymous said...

Fantastic work Dan! :)

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