vrijdag 29 juli 2016

Gelliprinting with Fresco Acrylic Paints and Infusions


A post about colormixing, for Paper Artsy this time!
That can be very messy, but o SO fun! 

I did a tutorial on mixing colors; not just different colors but also different mediums; Fresco Acrylic Paints  and Infusions.
I’ve used the gorgeous Hot Picks stamp collection!

First I’ll show a step-by-step on the backgrounds, then 3 of the cards; I’ve made six in total; you can admire all 6 on my own blog: ??? 



Let’s go! 


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Step One:  Add two tiny dots of Fresco Acrylic Paint Snowflake and Beach Hut onto a round 8” gelliplate. Mist with a tiny bit of water. Brayer it over the entire plate. I chose to not mix the colors that well.
  
Step Two:  Sprinkle a tiny bit of Royal Blood Infusions onto the plate; additionally mist with a tiny bit of water. Brayer over it in one direction until you are satisfied with the mixing of it. 




Step Three: Now for the fun part: pull a print.
 Additionally brayer all the inky goodness from your brayer onto cardstock. 


  

Step Four: Add some stamping to it, and assemble to a card. 






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An example of mixing Snowflake and Yellow Submarine Fresco Acrylic Paints, plus Sunset Beach Infusions







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 An example of mixing Snowflake and Glass Blue Fresco Acrylic Paints, plus Sunset Beach Infusions


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Now for the other 3 cards: 






It's so easy to do! Just go play! 

TIP - To get a crisp stamped image on surfaces with acrylic on it, is difficult sometimes. When stamping on these backgrounds see to it that you are able to stamp multiple times with a MISTI, or any other stamping tool. I've made my own. 

The sky is the limit here, right?!

Hope you can use this as inspiration to create your own unique projects!



9 opmerkingen:

  1. Wauw Ellie, wat prachtige kaarten ! Van die Infusions had ik nog niet gehoord, ziet er supermooi uit ! Groetjes, Enny

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  2. Fantastische techniek, Ellie. Wat geeft dit een mooi effect. Ik ga het meteen proberen ;-)
    Groet Hannie

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  3. Wat een mooie serie kaarten Ellie met deze leuke techniek, bedankt voor je uitleg!

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  4. This was a fantastic post Ellie, I especially like the ones with a bit of white on them like the glass blue one. I happened to have the infusions on my desk whilst using a gelli plate for the very first time and now I can't wait to combine them,

    Lucy x

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  5. Prachtige kaarten, Ellie. Weer iets om eens te proberen. Dank je wel.

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