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Creative Challenges - Stencil Resist

So neither of my substitutions worked like Distress Glaze, but I actually really like both my backgrounds.

Left, I stenciled in light blue, shifted the stencil, and added a thin layer of crackle paint over. (I figured it was clear). Then I immediately cleaned my stencil. I then dipped the paper in purple and blue distress inks. This did resist but I didn’t see the halo like in the tutorial results.

Right, I first stenciled with brown. Then I shifted my stencil and added Versamark ink. I know that sometimes it acts as a partial resist. Well, it didn’t really do that in this case. Maybe doesn’t work on watercolor paper. I dipped it in brown, blue and greens. I think what you see here is more an addition of different colors making the stenciled portion look darker than the pattern.

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Conniecrafter   [May 21, 2020 at 09:15 PM]
they turned out very pretty, the one on the right is so pretty for a spring card
Far North   [May 22, 2020 at 07:39 AM]
Both backgrounds are stunning! Are your stencils border size or are we only seeing partial view in the photo...what company makes them?
howdyheidi   [May 22, 2020 at 09:01 AM]
My stencils are 6x6. I just showed a portion of them for reference. They are from A Creative Life Stencils.
stampwilly   [May 22, 2020 at 12:30 PM]
These are so pretty! I love both of them. Very Happy
Iring   [May 22, 2020 at 01:10 PM]
Great backgrounds! Thanks for showing the stencils you used. I like how the leaf one masks the leaves so they stay white, until you dip in ink anyway.

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