Stenciled with textPosted: July 28, 2014 Filed under: CAS, Footnotes, Verdant | Tags: CAS, Faber-Castell Albrecht Durer Watercolour pencils, Fabriano Watercolour Paper, Penny Black stamps, Penny Black stencils 14 Comments
I have been experimenting with my stencils trying different techniques and one thing I wanted to do was stamp a pattern through the stencil onto the card underneath. I ended up using some modeling paste first to give me a slightly raised image. I taped the stencil to some watercolour paper first then spread modelling paste over it with a palette knife. I removed the stencil to let the paste dry thoroughly then replaced it before stamping. I used the text stamp from “Footnotes” and did not stick it to an acrylic block first, instead I kept it flexible and pressed it onto each leaf and flower space in the stencil. As I had stamped it with Versafine Majestic Blue I lightly sponged the same ink over the stencil to captures the stems and define the design a little more. The panel was taped to my work surface so I used the edge of the tape as a border adding blue with a watercolour pencil and blending the colour into the panel. I finished it off with just a few little splatters and a small sentiment. The panel is popped up over a grosgrain ribbon.
You can’t see the modeling paste in my photo but the effect on the card is a subtle raised image. I have more experimenting with stencils to share in the days to come. Thanks for dropping by.
Stamps: Footnotes, Treemendous (PB)
Stencil: Verdant (PB)
Inks: Versafine Majestic Blue (Tsukineko)
Pencils: Albrecht Durer Indianthrene Watercolour pencil 247 (Faber Castell)
Paper: Fabriano 100% cotton hot pressed watercolour paper, Neenah Classic Crest Natural White 110lb smooth
Texture: Modelling paste
Nicely done…I’m sure the raised look is easier to see in person…will have to give this a try! TFS Heather!
It’s looks brilliant! Love the colour xx
That is really cool!
A very beautiful technique. I like the texture the paste gives to the card. Thanks for sharing the technique.
Marvellous! So very pretty with the blues & then the script stamping. TFS
very clever technique and a great end product – love it!
So very pretty! My experiments with my stencils have been very limited so far, but I will add this to my list of must-tries.
Love this card. Thanks for your experimenting–always fascinating to see what you’re doing.
Using the text stamp is a perfect choice to stamp on the stencil. I really need to buy one of those.
Beautiful! A very cool technique!
love the card and the technique is fabulous — must try it
Great card, Heather! :Love the text leaves and sketch. 🙂
This card is lovely – thanks for sharing such a cool technique!
I love the way this turned out. Thank you for sharing the details.