Thursday, July 10, 2008

Faux Leather Tissue Paper

Happy day! Trish has another Background Technique on her blog. These are always fun to try. And I know I'll put them to use in some future project.

I covered card stock with glue and tapped down wrinkled tissue. I may have tapped down more than I was supposed to, as these look at lot different than Trish's samples. Once they dried, I trimmed off the extra tissue paper.
I colored the tissue with Distress inks. With the darker colors, I did the direct to paper (dtp) inking, then misted with water and redid the dtp to get a good coverage. For the antique linen, I found I need to use the re-inker to get good coverage.
For the first two, I ran brilliance ink over the surface to just give highlights to the paper. For the next two, I painted over the surface (using my finger) with Lumiere paint. While it was still wet, a misted the surface with water, to let the background color show through a bit.

7 comments:

darlene aKa HugGeR said...

WOW it's been a while since i visited your blog. You have so much fabulous eye candy. The tissue paper scrumptious and the faux bleaching really rocks.

LaY hOoN said...

Beautiful !!!!
Love it love it !!

Priscilla Hill said...

A wonderful job as always! I love your blog and your step by step instructions!

Artlab said...

I especially love the russet Lumiere sample- great job!

Trish Bee said...

YUMMY! I love that dark burgundy background its so lush!

Rosie said...

My fave is the blue! Love it!!

Dawn said...

Great results, as usual I love the way you say and show what you did and used....fabulous