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ko-ok · 2W ago

WATERCOLOUR TISSUE PAPER

The last class of the year is always a Christmas theme with a technique thrown in for good measure.  The technique this time is Watercolour Tissue Paper.  Tissue paper can be a little temperamental to handle when it's really wet but by doing this tec...
ko-ok · 4W ago

VELLUM OVERLAY

I bought myself a Stamp Positioner (Stamp Master one) some time ago and I wanted to use it in a class as I know that others have bought them and there they sit, in the box, unloved.  Whether you have a Misti, the Tim Holtz Stamping Platform, the Stam...
ko-ok · 1M ago

LEAFING FLAKES

Leafing Flakes or Gilding Flakes as they're also known are making a come back in the craft world.  They will stick to anything that's sticky and some would have you believe that you must use a specific type of glue for them, nope...untrue.   A tacky ...
ko-ok · 2M ago

ALCOHOL INKS & METALLIC PAINTS

Even though alcohol inks have been around for years now, they are still a favourite medium of mine.  When you combine them with metallic paints as the base, it creates a different and unexpected background.  Your wash of metallic paints needs to be w...
ko-ok · 2M ago

DISTRESS OXIDES & WEBBING SPRAY

Webbing Spray by Krylon is a fantastic product that has been around for a long time and has such a grungy look and feel to it that it just adds that something extra to an existing background.  Once again we'll be using the new Ranger Distress Oxide i...
ko-ok · 2M ago

DISTRESS OXIDES & GOOSEBUMPS

As we've just received our new 12 colours of the Distress Oxide inks I thought we should have another play with them.  I also wanted to touch again on a product we last used about 5 years ago, Goosebumps Texture Spray.  The Goosebumps acts as a textu...
ko-ok · 3M ago

WEBBING EMBOSS

Many years ago I stumbled across the use of Hemming Web Tape to make amazing embossing textures.  As I come from a sewing background, of course I had this little roll of tape in my sewing stash.  For this class I have purchased the fusible webbing by...
ko-ok · 3M ago

SHRINK & ALCOHOL INKS

Shrink Plastic (or Shrinky Dinks) has been around for many years and every now and again it gets dragged into the spotlight again as a whole new slew of people are amazed at how this product contorts and shrinks to around 1/4 of the original size of ...
ko-ok · 4M ago

DOT LINER EMBELLISHING

It's surprising how many office supplies can be multi-purpose in the art & craft world.  I remember many years ago using one of the white-out correction tapes to add random white areas to an atc and as it was an old tape, it didn't work very well but...
ko-ok · 4M ago

BRUSHO'S & METALLICS

I thought it was time we dug out the Brusho's and had another play with them, this time incorporating metallic colours with them.  I have used both the Ken Oliver Color Burst Liquid Metals (Heavy Metals set) as well as my Schmincke Gold & Silver powd...