Saturday, 23 July 2016

R is for Resist

I am honoured as Queen of Snark, to be a guest on this new challenge at 
'R is for Resist'


I chose a new (and unused) stamp that I bought only recently using the words as a resist on the background.


I stamped the words a number of times over the background using Versamark and clear embossed them.  I then took my piece of card outside as it was a lovely day with no breeze, and spritzed it with Heidi Swap 'Color Shine' sprays in 'Teal', 'Mint Green' and 'Chartreuse'.  Using a tissue, I rubbed over the words to remove the colour from the sprays.

I stamped Alice on white cardstock with 'jet black' Archival Ink and coloured her skin, hair, apron and stockings with Prismacolor pencils, adding shading as needed.  I left her newsprint dress uncoloured.


I popped Alice onto dimensionals to give her a bit more emphasis, however before doing that I cut her legs off and glued them directly onto the background.


The background was given a black mat before attaching to white card
(not pink as it looks in the photo - hmmm .... not sure why that is - oops!).

Stamps
Carabelle Studios - Alice's Adventure in Wonderland

Happy Crafting!

8 comments:

  1. Wow, your card is amazing! Thanks for doing us proud as our guest for this challenge, Jo x

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  2. Helen... what a wonderful creation! I am loving your resist technique of stamping the background with a saying stamp and am totally going to give that a try! You do us PROUD Honorary SISTAAAAH!

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  3. Stunning card, love the resist background. Cara x

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  4. This is so good! Sprays as a resist medium... must give that a try! And I love your Alice. So great to have you joining us as Queen again!

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  5. What a fabulous background and that Alice stamp is amazing! Love this! Glad to have you as our Queen again!

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  6. Great job, Thanks for joining the Sisterhood this challenge.

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  7. Ohhhhhhh fab card for the Resist challenge!!
    Thanks so much for being our Queen and Guest Designer!!

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  8. Great (not to mention perfect) example of the resist technique, Helen! Congrats on the Queen and Guest Designer gig! Well deserved in my book, my friend!

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