Just of you…
Recently, a few friends asked to see what the Chameleon Pens could actually accomplish. They had seen the videos but could not really grasp the concept. Therefore, we decided to have a hands-on afternoon. I hope they had as much fun as I did.
For this adventure, I felt that Altenew’s Beautiful Day stamp and die set would be more than an excellent choice. To save some time, I prepared the card fronts in advance.
I first stamped and die-cut two of the outlined flower. These cutouts will be used as mask.
For the top layer (designed layer) use Memento’s Tuxedo Black I stamped just the outline flower from the set. While the ink was still fresh, I sprinkled a Fine Black Embossing Power over the design and heat set it. Taking one of the masked cutouts, I placed that on top of the 1st flower and stamped the same outlined stamp so a portion would appear to be under the first one. Again, use the embossing power and heat set.
To add the outlined leaves, I carefully masked both flowers and select a lighter grey or light olive dye ink. I elected to use a variety of colored pencils in shades of green with a goldenrod accent. I wanted this area to be less intense so I kept it lighter.
For the flowers, I selected Chameleon Pens YO3 Yellow Sunset. I infused the tip for about 3-5 seconds and starting at the closest point to the center of each petal slowly worked the color from light to close to full-strength. Do this for each petal. Then for the second flower, I used Chameleon PensPK2 Dusty Rose prepared in the same 3-5 second infusing time. The center of both flowers was Chameleon Pens BR1 Taupe.
Thank you for stopping by my Card Corner. Hope you give this technique a try. It is fun and very relaxing. I love seeing the flowers come to life.
During the next few weeks, I will be working on a special project for a dear friend. She request “a bunch of” my dimensional flowers. I really look forward to this challenge.
May God continue to bless you and your families and keep you safe.