Black Magic Embossing And Colored Pencils By April Williams
This is a¬†technique that really makes your cards pop. ¬†Even though it is called Black Magic and it looks great on black cardstock, it also works great on other dark cardstocks.¬† This card¬†used dark brown and it looks wonderful..
¬†¬† 1.¬† Dark Card Stock
¬†¬† 2.¬† White Embossing Powder¬† (Used White Detail EP298)
¬†¬† 3.¬† Solid Background Stamp¬† (Used Brocade Backgrounds Set 398)
¬†¬† 4.¬† VersaMark Ink Pad
¬†¬† 5.¬† Colored Pencils
¬†¬† 6.¬† Heat Tool
First stamp the background on the cardstock using VersaMark ink . Add white embossing powder and heat set.
Now start coloring over the embossing powder with the colored pencils, starting with the lightest colors and working towards the¬†darkest.
Keep layering on colors until the background is totally colored.
Now you have a beautiful background for your card. ¬†How easy is that?¬† It also¬†gives a great shadow effect.¬†¬†We hope you enjoy making some backgrounds of your own using this technique.
Other Sparkle N Sprinkle products used:
¬†¬† 1.¬† Fancy Butterflies Stamp Set 437
¬†¬† 2.¬† Autumn Medley Glitter G1013
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