because i wasn’t going to be inking from an edge, i cut the corners and edges off a foam inking thing to soften the edges of the blending.
ink away! i used antique linen, dried marigold and squeezed lemonade distress inks. just go lightly, because when you take off the stencil, this:
turns into this:
i then used some texture-y stamps with the SAME colours i used for the inking. i started off with woodprint stamps in antique linen:
when i do this kind of stamping, i don’t want defined edges and to have it all nice and clear and sharp. i want it to be a bit uneven at the edges, so i ink and stamp WITHOUT using an acrylic block.
and that’s it – it took me longer to write this post than it did to do the inking and stamping. head over to the challenges forum to see the rest of the page!