Sunday, 1 March 2009

Flight ATC

I had another play with the Ranger Distress inks. A friend said she'd been taught to dab the cardstock onto the ink on the craft sheet, rather than squish or twist - which is what I did before.

I used milled lavender, mustard and shabby shutters this time, spritzed with water then dabbed and patted the card onto the spritzed ink on the craft sheet. I didn't spritz the cardstock, and I gave the card a blast with the heat gun between colours. The effect is quite different - the colours don't flow together, they lay on top of each other, and give the whole piece a mottled effect which I quite like! I stamped and embossed the image with Moonglow Obsidian Bronze embossing powder, and mounted onto some black/gold pearlescent card.


  1. Love your ATCs. Glad to see you using and enjoying your distress inks.

  2. This is my favourite way of using the distress inks. You can get so many different looks by altering how you do this technique.

    Great ATC

  3. I will have to give this technique a play!
    I like that mottled look too.



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