Sunday, 12 August 2012

Just a quick one

Just a quick oneSorry very little time to post at the moment but the final versions of the rose stamps have arrived safely. I just squeezed in enough tome to stamp them up to give you an idea of their final size. The larger one is very much the same size as the clematis stamp and needs a 4x6 inch block.
I have stamp and embossed in Gold Detail Powder then quickly painted in the flower with gold acrylic ink. I used a piece of the new cream stamp card in my favourite size 15cm and 30cm just folded in half to make a 6 inch square card.
The smaller image is on an ATC of white stamping card sprayed with Lime, peacock and Spode blue Colour Chemistry. Stamped in Midnight pigment ink, flower coloured with ink from the same ink pad and a water brush the leaves with a dark green ink pad (I can't remember which one but probably Forest green).

All three stamps will be available from Great British Craft Show. They will be available to pre order from the website before then. Orders will be dispatched on Tuesday 22nd August

Saturday, 4 August 2012

Whilst I still have the services of Ben I thought I would add some more about the  Colour Chemistry Inks. Some how having a screw top makes these other uses that bit more accessible and less faff. So dig out your messy may or even buy a new one and lets get some fast painting done.

Pentel Waterbrush with a  fine tip. Also available in Medium and broad plus a 3 brush set.
The nylon tip come to an excellent fine point, great for detail.

the brush unscrews for you to add or....

among other things you can add ink,
obviously I chose Colour Chemistry in a bottle.

The pipette goes inside the pen so no mess
even with my shaky hands.
The  pipette is ideal for transferring ink the bottle
to your pen or a palette.

Precious purple ink in the brush,
I have only added a small amount,
 but this is enough to paint several flowers.

Altering the pressure on the brush changes the size of the

The ink flows quickly allowing you to colour fast.

Colouring in the the stamped  image
is pretty easy now

I enjoy painting but sometimes you want to be a quicker. This method certainly is.

These are new stamps they are not on the website yet, but I would be interested to know what you think of them. We should have some stock by the time we go to Donnington Park in a couple of weeks so whose going?