« "Ahoy Matey!" Pirate-themed Cards using the Sailboat Frame
by Anne Thompson
| Main | Thinking of You Card
by Isha Gupta »

Tue 23

Whale Hello
by Laura Fulcher

IMG_1754

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:

IMG_1751

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.

IMG_1752

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:

IMG_1753

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:

IMG_1761

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

Laurasignature

 

 

Supplies

 

Comments

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

Verify your Comment

Previewing your Comment

This is only a preview. Your comment has not yet been posted.

Working...
Your comment could not be posted. Error type:
Your comment has been posted. Post another comment

The letters and numbers you entered did not match the image. Please try again.

As a final step before posting your comment, enter the letters and numbers you see in the image below. This prevents automated programs from posting comments.

Having trouble reading this image? View an alternate.

Working...

Post a comment