How to Make Backgrounds With Minx Shimmering Inks - 5

Creating in your vacation can be fun.. make backgrounds with Minx Shimmering inks.

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How to Make Backgrounds With Minx Shimmering Inks - 5
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This tutorial is an addition to a previous tutorial I did... you can find it here: snapguide.com/guides/make-shi…

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Add drops of Minx inks to the paper and spray with some water if needed.

Add drops of Minx inks to the paper and spray with some water if needed.

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When dry, add stamped images and some color with a watercolor pencil as shown.

When dry, add stamped images and some color with a watercolor pencil as shown.

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a close-up ...

a close-up ...

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Here I chose for a green and blue Minx Shimmering inks.

Here I chose for a green and blue Minx Shimmering inks.

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Here you can see the structure of the canvas paper and how the colors blended.

Here you can see the structure of the canvas paper and how the colors blended.

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I chose to use the same stamps (from Magenta)  and also colored it with a watercolor pencil

I chose to use the same stamps (from Magenta) and also colored it with a watercolor pencil

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a close-up again!

a close-up again!

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Third background: drops of Minx inks were dropped on cardstock that has some stamping with gesso on it from tulips (Magenta stamp).. the gesso resists the color a little bit....

Third background: drops of Minx inks were dropped on cardstock that has some stamping with gesso on it from tulips (Magenta stamp).. the gesso resists the color a little bit....

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When dry, add the outlines with a pigment marker and color to the flowers with watercolor pencils.

When dry, add the outlines with a pigment marker and color to the flowers with watercolor pencils.

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Stamp some script in the background with grey ink.

Stamp some script in the background with grey ink.

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A close-up again!

A close-up again!

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Card number 4! I pre-stamped the paper with white acrylic paint and let it dry. Drop Minx inks onto the cardstock and mist with water.

Card number 4! I pre-stamped the paper with white acrylic paint and let it dry. Drop Minx inks onto the cardstock and mist with water.

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Add black with a  pigment marker to the flowers and color with a watercolor pencil.

Add black with a pigment marker to the flowers and color with a watercolor pencil.

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Add text to it, by heat embossing in white.

Add text to it, by heat embossing in white.

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A close-up of card number 4!

A close-up of card number 4!

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White heat embossing resist on this card. Heat emboss flowers in white, and color it with the Minx inks by dripping a few drops to the cardstock and mist with water to make the colors blend and run.

White heat embossing resist on this card. Heat emboss flowers in white, and color it with the Minx inks by dripping a few drops to the cardstock and mist with water to make the colors blend and run.

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I LOVE the effect of the shimmer here!

I LOVE the effect of the shimmer here!

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Add some outlines to the image with a pigment marker, and stamp a script in the background with a grey ink.

Add some outlines to the image with a pigment marker, and stamp a script in the background with a grey ink.

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