Sunday, January 12, 2020

New Technique | Hero Arts

So I saw THIS video by Yana and I was super intrigued by her gorgeous technique.  I gave it a go with the Hero Arts Jungle Bold Prints and my Copic C9.  The other colors are Spectrum Noir.  

Whew!  That took FOREVER.  I don't have the mindset to sit for that amount of time.  I haven't decided what I'll do with that panel, so I'm going to wait.  I want to look for a different background that is more uniform [aka easier to color].  

I picked up a bunch of cling backgrounds at the last CKC event.  So I decided to do the same thing with the Hero Arts Ice Cream Cling Background.  I heat embossed 2 panels, both in Hero Arts Platinum embossing powder.  One for me to experiment with and the other one to use as my final card.  After playing around with the darker backgrounds, I decided to keep this one with the natural pink color:

I used my Spectrums on them.  I was warned about cross contamination from the embossing being picked up from the pen tip.  I didn't seem to have that with the Spectrums.

I kept with a mainly pink and peach color palette.

It's definitely not as dramatic as with the darker background but the platinum sheen is gorgeous, isn't it?

I'm so glad that I gave the technique a try and thank you Yana for sharing her talents.  The ice cream card took me all crafty day to complete it [LOL].  It'll be perfect for one of my co-workers upcoming spring birthday!

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  1. Gorgeous work! Worth all the effort, Jo x

  2. This is just FABULOUS!!!! I love the shimmer!

  3. I love this pretty pink and gold card Amy! And now I want ice cream!

  4. I love this idea. I will have to try it sometime.

  5. What a great technique, and your sugary pastel treats look delicious!

  6. I HAD to come take a closer peek at these, Amy! Still just as mesmerized and in love. Really want to try this sometime! xo

  7. You are amazing to color all of these details and are all so clear and colorful!