Today’s project is a twist on the powdered pencil technique – this time adding enough ink for the powder to “stick” to it on black paper!
I’d had a different idea for this card but I’m super glad it came out as it did! Watch the video below or click HERE to view it in HD on YouTube.
I bought the GinaK ink to see just how white it would be – sometimes using a white ink for a card like this is too much, and I think I’ll be liking my new pad of ivory!
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- Two daffodil options:
- Easter Blessings, Gina K Designs Clear Stamps
- Best of Luck, Gina K Designs Clear Stamps
- Bazzill Card Shoppe Cardstock, Licorice Twist, 25 pk
- Ivory Pigment Ink Pad, Gina K Designs Ink Pad
- Polychromos Pencils: EH – BLICK
- Polychromos Hex Chart
- Tea Strainer
- Blending stumps: EH – BLICK
Love this technique and card. A friend and I anxiously worked on the process this week and became very frustrated. We were using basic black cardstock, the Gina K ivory ink, prismacolors, and the blending stump. I worked on a single flower at a time. Even though I think I used plenty of ink I couldn’t get the “shavings” to stick. I did use the cotton ball and lightly tapped the paper on the edge of the table. Was I doing something incorrectly or using an incorrect product? I want to try the process again but this time I I’d like to be happier with the results. Appreciate all your efforts and sharing all your knowledge. Thanks!
Hmm. Was your ink good and juicy? It needs to be for it to stick….?
Oh Sandy this card is stunningly beautiful. I’m sure the recipient t will be very touched at
Your Love and talent you
Sent during this very difficult time for them! I’m sorry for your loss.
I’m sorry for your loss Sandy.
I never make a sympathy card in atvance, for me that doesn’t feel well.
How hard it is sometimes, I always makes them myself, it’s my start to say goodbye.
This card is beautiful and I will try this technique for sure but still didn’t find a tea strainer from metal, with the plastic ones it doesn’t work.
Thank you so much for sharing, stay safe and have a wonderful weekend.
This is so pretty
That is so beautiful. You are amazing!
An interesting technique – I was thinking while you worked, that this might be fun to try with balloons. And yes, sympathy cards have always been my least favorite, and the hardest to make – thought there was something wrong with me! (And I just realized that Covid hasn’t forced me to make even one – so there’s that!) Thank you, as always, for all you do!