Black Magic Embossing And Colored Pencils By April Williams
This is aÂ technique that really makes your cards pop. Â Even though it is called Black Magic and it looks great on black cardstock, it also works great on other dark cardstocks.Â This cardÂ used dark brown and it looks wonderful..
Â Â 1.Â Dark Card Stock
Â Â 2.Â White Embossing PowderÂ (Used White Detail EP298)
Â Â 3.Â Solid Background StampÂ (Used Brocade Backgrounds Set 398)
Â Â 4.Â VersaMark Ink Pad
Â Â 5.Â Colored Pencils
Â Â 6.Â 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 theÂ darkest.
Keep layering on colors until the background is totally colored.
Now you have a beautiful background for your card. Â How easy is that?Â It alsoÂ gives a great shadow effect.Â Â We hope you enjoy making some backgrounds of your own using this technique.
Other Sparkle N Sprinkle products used:
Â Â 1.Â Fancy Butterflies Stamp Set 437
Â Â 2.Â Autumn Medley Glitter G1013
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