Tuesday, June 14, 2011
Grungy Monday 11 - can you believe it?
The lovely Linda over at Studio L3 challenges us each week with a technique from Tim Holtz. Ya know how photos don't always show the real deal or maybe it is more that the concept didn't quite turn out how you expected? Now that I am looking at this - it kind of looks like chicken scratch :-( But - it is really a faux batik look that the amazing Tim Holtz taught us in January of 2008. It is loads of fun - you stamp your base image, emboss with clear powder. Then you get to smoosh all your favorite Distress Inks over the top. You take some brown paper bag and cover the card - iron to remove the embossing powder, and wala - Batik. I used Tim Holtz Spring Sprung set with the kind of crazy wildflowers. I used shabby shutters, crushed olive peeled paint, tumbled glass, stormy sky, and broken china to get the grass and sky look. I guess you'll have to use your imagine this week to see a field of wildflowers with a butterfly fluttering by...
Posted by Jane at 9:33 PM