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Tuesday, May 17, 2011

TMS#94 Crayon Resist Technique

Good Tuesday morning! We have another challenge over at Tuesday Morning Sketches; this week it isn't a sketch, it's the crayon resist technique.
I chose to highlight around my image instead of coloring the image. I applied my white crayon, sponged on the ink, then wiped the excess ink off. It was kind of fun! I was going for a gradient effect, but had a had time achieving it...maybe because of the kraft paper...not sure.... The strawberry is from Unity and I paper pieced it. I found the stamp at Archivers and it also has coordinating paper from Jillibean Soup. How fun is that?
Stamp/Sentiment: Unity
Ink: Palette Burnt Umber
Paper: PTI Kraft, Dark Chocolate, and Bitty Dot Basics
Embellie: Spare Parts brads
Extras: White Crayon, Spellbinder's Nestabilities, The Paper Studio Sticky Doos
I hope you will head on over to the Tuesday Morning Sketches blog to check out what the rest of the DT has made. This week is a judged challenge, so it would be great if you could join us and play along too!
Thanks for stopping by!
Angela

9 comments:

Amy said...

Love this neutral card with the bright pop of the strawberry! Very sweet and summery!

Chris said...

this is adorable!! that berry looks good enough to eat! i have yet to try this technique...have to give it a try!

Jessica G. said...

Fun strawberry -- perfect early summer image! It really pops against the kraft, especially with the crayon resist accents!!

Kathy said...

Very pretty, love the way you highlighted the image with crayon resist, so clever. The pieced strawberry is so yummy, too.

Theresa said...

Love your card. The image is just yummy! I really like the simplicity. Perfect!!

Linda Palmer said...

Beautiful card Angela. I love the strawberry and the sentiment. Great job on a beautiful creation.

Melissa Craig said...

Love the card - great image and wonderful simplicity.

Jacki Randolph said...

Fabulous, love how you used the technique as an accent to your image!!

Larissa said...

Wow Angela this is a fabulous card! I love the strawberry and the white around it is amazing!