Level 2 – Magic Marker Techniques

I took the Magic Marker Techniques Class by Altenew for my certification. I had no idea so many ways they could be used. Since I love working with Alcohol Inks, I specifically gravitated toward the alcohol markers. I really like the way they show up on the vellum. To make the background I scribbled severalContinue reading “Level 2 – Magic Marker Techniques”

July 2021 Inspiration Challenge

The July 21 Inspiration Challenge was put up on the blog site, and I immediatly knew what I could do. I had a stamp for awhile that I thought I would use. This was an easy challenge. I used Ranger Sparkle paper. Altenew alcohol inks for the background, and used a blower to move theContinue reading “July 2021 Inspiration Challenge”

Heat Embossing

I recently took the Impressive Heat Embossing class for the Altenew Educator Certification Program. It was impressive. I have always liked embossing, but this class showed a lot of different ways, that I can’t wait to try. I used a dark card, and embossed with Versamark Ink. This created a darker tone on tone look.Continue reading “Heat Embossing”

Faux Watercolor Polychromatic

Trying the faux watercolor from the polychromatic class. Cool technique and easy to do. Only two color were used for flowers and leaves. I colored the stamp carefully with Zig Clean Color markers. Make sure you use a light hand so you don’t mess up your marker. When colored like you want, lightly spray withContinue reading “Faux Watercolor Polychromatic”

Color Burst and Embossing Folders

Starting Level 2 in this card creating adventure. I took the class Creative Watercolor Media class and absolutely loved it. I enjoy colors and vibrancy. To use reinkers as a watercolor medium is something I can’t wait to try. Since I didn’t have any reinkers, I tried Color Burst powders. I loved the vibrancy inContinue reading “Color Burst and Embossing Folders”

Level 1 Project Submission Altenew Educator Certification Program

I have made it to the Level 1 Project Submission. This journey has been awesome so far. I have learned so much and am enjoying this hobby even more. For this project “the requirements were as follows: Select 3 components from the Classes in Level 1 and explain the components that you have chosen forContinue reading “Level 1 Project Submission Altenew Educator Certification Program”