Woo Woo! Two posts in two days! And guess what? I’ve got another card ready to photograph and post tomorrow as well! I have been working like crazy in Tim Holtz’ Creative Chemistry 103, and that’s why I have so much to share right now.
This card is another example from day four: Working with distress crayons. I began by spreading opaque matte texture paste through the Bricked Stamper’s Anonymous stencil, and set it aside to dry. Next I painted a thin coat of distress collage medium over the entire panel, and waited a few minutes for this to dry. Then I worked in small areas and spread the soft distress crayons with my finger. I combined hickory smoke, antique linen, black soot, vintage photo, and chipped sapphire to create the brick wall colors.
I stamped one of Tim’s Crazy Cats and flowers from Crazy Things on watercolor distress cardstock with Archival Ink. Next I colored crayon onto the stamped images and blended with water and a paintbrush. I adore the way the crayons color so smoothly onto the paper, and then maintain a darker pigment when blended with water. They don’t wash out unless you use too much water. I know I said it yesterday, but I am really loving these crayons! I have no idea why I struggled so much with them before, but now they make so much sense!
So what do you think? Have I convinced you yet to try out distress crayons? They are creamy, dreamy little pigment sticks! Thanks for stopping by again today. Love and artsy hugs.