Archives For Tim Holtz Distress Inkpads

Inkpad Overview

November 23, 2016 — 18 Comments

All inkpads generally have a starting point of either a water, oil or solvent base.

From these three starting points various inclusions are added to give different effects and get different results. Examples of inclusion are colours (dye or pigment) mica, glue and some bases have nothing added.

Finding the right inkpad for the job can therefore be a daunting affair.

To help you understand the difference, I’ve put together an explanation of each base type along with some tips, suggested brands and techniques. Continue Reading…

Good morning and welcome to this month’s colour challenge.

This time we have a deep and mystical colour theme to challenge us.

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Ceramic Look, With MDF?

September 21, 2016 — 13 Comments

For a recent playtime I showed you a couple of designs using Stampscape rubber stamps.

In this next post I am heading back to some stamps that I have had with me for a while. They are the Cover-A-Card stamps from Impression Obsession.

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There are many ways to create scenes with stamps however some of the most dramatic that I have seen have been made with the Stampscapes range of rubber stamps.

Having acquired some of these a while back I thought that I would have a little playtime and see what I could create.

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Good morning and welcome to this month’s colour challenge.

This time we have a rustic colour theme to challenge us.

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Hello chickens, hope you are well.

Here, as promised is the second of four Magazine Medley posts.

Hope you like it.

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With two colour challenges complete and a third under way I thought that it was about time that I caught up!

Here therefore are a few things that I created using the colours set during the April & May challenges.

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