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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8 comments:

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

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

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

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

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

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  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

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

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Cheers,
~amy~