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Tue 23

Whale Hello
by Laura Fulcher


Greetings friends.  Or should I say whale hello there friends?  Today I want to talk about creating a striped background using Distress Oxide inks.

First, I started by adding some strips of low-tack tape to my white cardstock.  I used strips of Eclipse tape, but you could use washi tape as well:


I used a ruler/lined mat underneath my card so that my stripes would be straight.  Notice that I used various widths of tape as well as random spacing between the tape strips.

Next, I colored between the various strips of tape using Broken China, Peacock Feathers, Salty Ocean and Faded Jeans Distress Oxide ink.  Use extra post it sheets for masking if needed.


Before I removed the tape, I lightly spritzed the ink with water to make it look splotchy.

When I removed the tape, I was left with this:


To color the whales, I colored the top part with C3, C5 and B21 Copic markers.  For the bottom of the whales, I used C1 and a tiny bit of C3 Copic markers.  Here is a close up of the coloring:


Thanks for stopping by today.  I hope you had a whale of a good time.







What a treat to be the recipient of this cute whale card!

So beautiful Laura! TFS an amazing card!

This is a delightful scene!

Your card is SIMPLY AWESOME!! Thank you for the inspiration!! I love when you provide extra tips and tricks for pulling a card together!!

The waves look really great. And I love the whales. Mice

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