Wednesday, July 28, 2010

Technique Card: Black Magic With a Twist

I had planned to share the Black Magic with a Twist technique with the CA non-convention goers this past weekend, so since the event was canceled, I'll share it with you today!  I know it's been used A LOT, but I started out by stamping the coneflowers from Inspired by Nature in white craft ink onto black card stock.  After letting it dry, I grabbed my watercolor pencils and got busy coloring.  You simply color over the dried white ink, adding shading to the image.  You can then either use the image as is for a project, or you can jazz it up by using a white gel pen to outline all or part of your image.  I got a bit carried away with the dots on mine, but I still like how it turned out.  I turned it into a card, which I prestamped for the gals - all they'd have had to do would be to color the image, adhere it to the card, and add ribbon.  I made eight card kits, so I'll save them in case we do get together later.  Otherwise, I'll use it for one of my own stamp camps in the fall.  Here's how it turned out:

Once again, I'm photographing my stuff late at night, but I think you get the idea.  I used the polka dot embossing folder, and the sentiment is from a new set called Perfect Punches.  The card once again started out as a Mojo Monday sketch (an old one) that got modified as I played with it.  I thank you for stopping by and hope you have a great day!


Cindy said...

Wow, that looks AWESOME! So sorry you went to all that trouble. :(

Heidi Baks said...

So sorry your event was canceled - what a bummer!

maryr917 said...

this is a beautiful card-love the black magic technique and yours is awesome