Hello and welcome to my stop on the Colorado Craft release partayyyy! I’m super happy to welcome you here for this little garden party today – be sure to read to the end to check out ALL the giveaways!
My project is complex but simple….I used Olo Markers along with Prismacolors to make a 7-stamp-set-one-layer-card!
Tutorial: Olo Marker + Prismacolor on Colored Paper
If you haven’t tried Olo yet, they’re a marker that I’ve reviewed — and made a hex chart for! While they’re missing some colors I’d loe to see, combining them with pencils really does solve that issue pretty well.
Watch the video below and scroll to the end to leave comments or questions — or click HERE to watch it on YouTube and leave comments over there. I read both dutifully!
A few tips
To set up a layout, just stamp everything in a light ink on desert storm cardstock – let them layer over each other! Pencil and marker will cover most if not all of the excess lines.
Color from front to back; don’t get distracted by the cacophony of stamped lines, just tackle one bit at a time.
Try just one or two images in this technique before this many. It was a bit…overboard. LOL!
Neenah does allow some color to bleed through; but I did only a limited amount of blending so that was minimal. It was easy to add a layer of desert storm behind the card front, which also gave it a little more heft as a card to survive better in the mail.
One of my Patrons will be getting this card! In the next few weeks I need to get a new batch out. If you’d considered joining our little Patreon band now’s a great time to maybe get in for a card!
My little Mighty Networks community called Artventure isn’t so little anymore! I’m SO excited about how it’s taking off. Lots of people are sharing their work, encouraging each other, getting answers to questions, and inspiring each other. Best thing? No ads, no algorithm, no viral dancing…just ART! 🙂 Join us – it’s free!
The new little gouache class will be there in the near future; I’ve got the class videos ready and the classroom built but now I’m awaiting Apple’s approval. (Any time you sell anything through an app they get to weigh in, lol!) The class won’t be expensive – but you’ll need a few things so see the post over there with a peek and a supply list if you’d like to be ready ahead of time.
I’ll be giving away the Veg Out set from this release to a lucky winner that CCC will draw from all the comments left on my social media hangouts like this blog, YouTube, Instagram, and Facebook – the more sites you visit, the more you increase your changes!. Leave a comment, follow or like and be sure to join my email list too.
CCC will be giving away a complete bundle of this release to one randomly chosen winner that has placed an order using my link!
CCC will be giving away 3 sets to 3 randomly chosen winners on their Instagram.
It’s a hop of course so check out the others who’ve made beautiful creations with these stamps. Hope you get inspired!