Saturday, February 25, 2012

L is for Lapis Lazuli

I made this background about 2 years ago as part of the study of Julia Andrus' book "Paper Transformed", and loved it. Decided to make more and use it in the upcoming "L" technique ATC swap.
Julia recommended using 3 shades of blue alcohol ink. I decided to use 4. Squirt the blue alcohol inks on to applicator and pounce over glossy card stock.
 Repeat with two more layers to deepen the color, add a small amount of brown alcohol ink in the third application.
 I decided to add a fourth layer with blending solution to blend the colors a bit.
 Then use a toothbrush to splatter on gold metallic mixative. I used a large drop of the gold metallic mixative, which made large splatter drops.
 Here's a piece cut into an ATC sized piece.

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