This week we are treated to yet another awesome tutorial by Erica Bass. For those of you that love looking at stamping, want to know more about stamping, or are finally ready to take the full on plunge with stamping, Erica's tutorial will definitely get you pointed in the right direction with coloring your stamped images with marker. Erica, take it away!
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This is for all you stampers out there that love to color in images or for the newbies that want to learn how to do that. I hope this tutorial helps you get the look that you've always wished you could create!
- water-based markers in various shades
- blender pen
- watercolor paper
Step 1: Print or stamp out lined image on watercolor paper. I find that you can get away with this technique with heavy cardstock but
the watercolor paper helps blend the colors better and the paper doesn't peel when you color over the same spot over and over.
Step 6: In this image I had some trim of the girl's coat that I wanted to be white. Even white has shadows so picked up some light blue with my blender pen and colored in just the spots I
wanted the shadows to be.
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As always, what a spectacular treat to be given a tutorial by the stampy diva, Erica Bass! Thank you Erica for sharing your talents with the ScrapbookSteals community.
If you have an idea that you would like to see featured as a How To'sday tutorial, we'd be happy to feature you. Simply send along text instructions and photos to Kristy@stealnetwork.com and I will add you to the line up.
Have a great day and I'll see you tomorrow for a little Mid Week Mojo!