Friday, January 29, 2010

Black Magic

Hi all! I just tried this technique called black magic, and wanted to share my creation. It's far from perfect, but I think I've got the hang of it now!

Basically, you stamp in white craft ink on dark card stock and then use your colored pencils to color and highlight over the stamped image.

I used this leaf image (SU) and several shades of green prismacolor pencils. The white dots are done with a Sharpie paint pen, which helps to highlight the image. The sentiment is from The Angel Company and its stamped in Memento ink on a piece of wallpaper. Yes, you read that right - wallpaper. I have two whole books full of samples that I pull out from time to time and rip out the fun papers to use in cards and scrapbook pages. The designer paper in the background is from DCWV and the green cardstock is from Bazzill.

The main image and the wallpaper are cut out using rectangle nestabilities. I decided to use the black photo mounts to anchor everything down.

What do you think?

5 comments:

LadybugSue said...

Love this card and must try this tecnique.

Winnie and Patty said...

This is lovely. I've never seen this technique before. TFS!

Cin said...

Laurie .... this is a wonderful card! The shading is great and the white dots makes it truly unique.

JazzyH said...

Beautiful card!

Barb said...

This is so pretty, Laurie! LOVE the look of those leaves :)