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Tutorial: Coloured Embossing

12/08/15

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This tutorial from Gini will show you how to do coloured embosing with you Spectrum Aqua markers, Spectrum Noir blendable coloured pencils, and a Sheena Douglass embossing folder.

This card was adapted from a tutorial posted on the Crafter’s Companion US blog to create this lovely card. Make sure you check out the original tutorial here.

Supplies:


Directions:

1. Cut a piece of watercolour cardstock to the size desired for the embossed panel.

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2. Emboss with the Beautiful Brambles folder.

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3. Colour the raised areas of the image with the Spectrum Noir pencils, holding pencil on the side, and rubbing over the raised design.

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Pencils used: 047, 044, 046, 057, 078, 082

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4. Add colour to the inner part of the image with Spectrum Aqua markers (Heather, Red Violet, Bud Green, Moss, Lime). Blend with a paintbrush, dipped in water.

5. Die cut the sentiment and glue in place.

6. Ink the edges of the design with Distress Ink (here, Mermaid Lagoon was used).

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7. Colour pearls with Spectrum Noir markers (PL3) to match the card.

8. Finish the card as shown.

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