Wednesday, March 9, 2016
Stained Glass Cross
When I saw the new Cross Background die from Die-Versions, I knew I wanted to try and replicate a stained glass window. I thought about coloring cardstock with my Copic markers and then applying glossy accents to it. But then, I remembered my YUPO synthetic paper and how vibrant alcohol inks look with it. (You can see my other post using this paper and alcohol inks here.)
One of the really cool things about YUPO paper is that when you go over the same area again, it gives you a different pattern. You can also completely change the way it looks if you don't like the results. In the close-up photo on the left, you can really see the variegated patterns.
The sentiment is from a stamp set by Sparkle N Sprinkle (Spring Window) and it was heat embossed with Clear embossing powder. The small cross to the left of the sentiment is actually one of the negative pieces from the new Holy Bible die. (I'll be sharing my project with this die in a couple weeks.) I added some Spectrum Noir Sparkle marker to it to really make it shimmer.
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