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Hi, Anna-Karin! Terrific technique and such beautiful results! :-)

Anna-Karin - love this effect with the crayon resist! Beautiful color, and love the tissue paper technique. I must try this! TFS

Gorgeous card! What a cool technique! . I'm loving all of the projects using crayons right now. TFS:)

Project - Wax crayon resist card
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Project - Wax crayon resist card
by Anna-Karin
posted 04/26/12 at 02:48 AM
Galleries: Stamping

Here's a colourful card with a fun technique. I played around with some watercolours and different resist techniques and thought that a white wax crayon might work well together with a dry embossed paper, rubbing the crayon on the embossed parts before painting. I thought the result was pretty cool, lots of texture. I'll do a tutorial on this another day, totally forgot to take step-by-step photos as I was busy with the backgrounds (I made a whole bunch). I mixed up the pink in watercolour paint and painted it rather unevenly on the embossed watercolour paper, letting the paint pool in some areas.

A length of tissue paper was coloured with Spiced Marmalade Distress Stain and dried with a heat gun. Then I made a flower in the same way as Tim did during 12 tags of Christmas. The flourishes were cut from grungeboard, painted white and then coated with glossy accents and orange glitter. TFL!!

Blogpost: http://www.layersofink.blogspot.com/2012/04/wax-crayon-resist-card.html [layersofink.blogspot.com]

Supplies: Hero Arts Thoughtful Messages CL184; Sizzix Botanicals embossing folder, Mini Flourish Movers & Shapers, Tattered Banners Sizzlits; Distress Stain Spiced Marmalade; Tim Holtz terminology tissue wrap; grungeboard; Daler & Rowney watercolour paint; white wax crayon; Making Memories glitter.

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