How to Create Backgrounds Using Shaving Cream and AA Inks

Let's have some fun today with shaving cream and your Art Anthology inks, sprays or paints.

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How to Create Backgrounds Using Shaving Cream and AA Inks
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Gather a pan, shaving creme, sprays or inks, stick or straw to mix the inks and squeegy.

Gather a pan, shaving creme, sprays or inks, stick or straw to mix the inks and squeegy.

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Spray some of your cream in the pan and randomly drip some of your inks in where you like.

Spray some of your cream in the pan and randomly drip some of your inks in where you like.

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Take your stick and start swirling, or making streaks. This is the fun part because every time it comes out different.

Take your stick and start swirling, or making streaks. This is the fun part because every time it comes out different.

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Lay your paper on top of the cream and press lightly down and then pick up and lay aside.

Lay your paper on top of the cream and press lightly down and then pick up and lay aside.

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Oh Oh you say, that looks like a mess.....take that squeegy and remove the cream.

Oh Oh you say, that looks like a mess.....take that squeegy and remove the cream.

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Tah dah !!!! How pretty is that.....

Tah dah !!!! How pretty is that.....

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This is another background made.

This is another background made.

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And here is one more.

And here is one more.

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I took my papers and adhered them on chipboard to provide a bit more durability. Cut to ATC size.

I took my papers and adhered them on chipboard to provide a bit more durability. Cut to ATC size.

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Let's add a bit of texture by running some texture paste through a stencil, then allow to dry.

Let's add a bit of texture by running some texture paste through a stencil, then allow to dry.

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Using black archival ink I stamped some wording here and there.

Using black archival ink I stamped some wording here and there.

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Spray some of your inks and run the edges of your ATC card through the ink.

Spray some of your inks and run the edges of your ATC card through the ink.

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More texture is needed so I cut pieces of muslin and frayed it using the frayed pieces also, adhered this using 3D Gloss Gel. Also, ripped a piece of handmade paper to the top.

More texture is needed so I cut pieces of muslin and frayed it using the frayed pieces also, adhered this using 3D Gloss Gel. Also, ripped a piece of handmade paper to the top.

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Emboss the edges of the ATC's with gold embossing powder for a pretty vintage look.

Emboss the edges of the ATC's with gold embossing powder for a pretty vintage look.

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Water down some gold paint and splatter on the top of the ATC's.

Water down some gold paint and splatter on the top of the ATC's.

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Looking good ....

Looking good ....

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Add your fibers and handmade papers.

Add your fibers and handmade papers.

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Using charcoal pencil to outline your titles for shadows. Tim Holtz Vintage Paper Dolls were used for the figurines. I used 3D foam squares to attach.

Using charcoal pencil to outline your titles for shadows. Tim Holtz Vintage Paper Dolls were used for the figurines. I used 3D foam squares to attach.

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Let's add some mica here and there around your little paper dolls for some nice highlights and shadows.

Let's add some mica here and there around your little paper dolls for some nice highlights and shadows.

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Now for more texture, seed beads and glitter shards.

Now for more texture, seed beads and glitter shards.

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And there we have it... hope you enjoyed this process. Give this marbeling technique a try and have fun creating

And there we have it... hope you enjoyed this process. Give this marbeling technique a try and have fun creating

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Have a wonderfully creative month !

Have a wonderfully creative month !

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