Resist with Wet Techniques, Part 2

Resist with Wet Techniques, Part 2

Yesterday, we looked at a wet technique with versamark ink. Today, let’s see how a versamark image that’s been heat embossed with detail clear powder works.Comparing wet and dry resist techniques ||

The design is definitely clearer, wouldn’t you say? I tried take advantage of paper’s tendency to wick ink, but it just didn’t want to spread on this paper. I’ll have to experiment with other techniques to see what works. Science tells me paper should absorb ink and pull it upward, but there may be something about the finish of this paper that interferes with that. Or my process could be ineffective. I love crafting as science experiment.

emboss resist ||

Since the ink didn’t want to wick, I painted it on in layers to create a dark to light  effect.

hello resist ||

To create a focal image, I got out my distress inks and colored a heat embossed celtic knot border stamp. Add a stamped sentiment on a label, and the card is done.

What do you think? This particular ombre effect definitely needs work, don’t you think?

If you want to try to make this, you can get some of the supplies from Amazon: (affiliate links)

What do you think?