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16th Oct
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AquaTint®: Beautifully Grunge

Sheena Douglass has created a fabulous video full of tips and tricks to help you get the most out of our new AquaTint® range! This seven minute video focuses on the Beautifully Grunge set. Here are a few words from Sheena herself….. “Who would have thought you could apply liquid watercolors like inks using foam? - Read full post [...]

14th Oct
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Coloring Bamboo: TN and GB Color Families

Hello everyone. I am really excited to bring you my first coloring tutorial here at Spectrum Noir. I have a video on how to color Bamboo from Crafter’s Companion. You will learn how to shade and color using the TN and GB color families. I hope you enjoyed my video tutorial and will try coloring with - Read full post [...]

13th Oct
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Coloring Folds the Easy Way

Hello, everyone. Have you ever felt intimidated by the folds in some of the stamps or images? I know I have! However, I have an easy way of coloring folds that I want to share with you and I hope you’ll find it easy too. Let’s get started. Pick your favorite color combination but make sure - Read full post [...]

9th Oct
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See Our AquaTint Range!

AquaTint inks are so versatile! In the video below, Sheena Douglass introduces AquaTints and shows you some of their applications. For more information about our new AquaTint range, read our information page. And for inspiration, visit our gallery. - Read full post [...]

8th Oct
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September 2014 Challenge Winners

We had so many gorgeous entries for our September challenge! Ready to see who won? Congratulations to our Card of the Month: This card colored by Mira Yancheva. She shared her color list as: skin: FS1, FS4, FS8, FS9 CR3 hair: GB8, GB9, GB10, EB2, EB5 mermaid: HB1, HB2, HB3, PL1, PL2, TB3, TB4, LV1, - Read full post [...]

7th Oct
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Inspiration from our Video Coloring Guide

The Video Coloring Guide from Spectrum Noir has some fabulous digi-stamps on it as well as loads of useful coloring tips! This card features our Turquoises marker pack, as well as Greens. It was colored with BT7, BT5, BT4, CG2, DG3, CG1. This is one of my favorite images from the DVD – isn’t she - Read full post [...]

6th Oct
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Coloring Inspiration for HSN

Spectrum Noir alcohol markers will be featured on two shows on the US shopping network, HSN, on Tuesday, October 7th! Sara Davies has flown to the US from the UK to demonstrate the markers live on air! This card, the gorgeous poppies from our Video Coloring Guide, features the Reds and Greens packs of markers. - Read full post [...]

3rd Oct
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Spectrum Noir AquaTints

Available very soon in the UK and Europe, the Spectrum Noir AquaTints collection are intense, concentrated liquid water paints which can be mixed to create bespoke colors, will blend seamlessly and will add an injection of vibrancy to your crafting projects! They can be used for backgrounds, stencils, stamping, resist work and so much more! - Read full post [...]

26th Sep
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Silhouette background

I’m going to show you how to create a background to work perfectly with the new Die’sire Nativity die from Crafter’s Companion. First I cut a piece of medium weight white cardstock to 17cm x 7cm I then took 4 of my SN Blendable Pencils, 017, 027, 073, 082, and started to fill the card with color. - Read full post [...]

25th Sep
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Creating Multicolored Hair

  • Posted by: on 25th Sep 2014 at 8:00am

Hello to all. I am going to share a fun tutorial on how to create multicolored hair using your Spectrum Noir markers and pencils. I have colored the fabulous digital image ‘Angelic Mermaid’ from Michelle Perkett for this tutorial. Print your image onto your preferred cardstock (here, I have used Neenah Classic Crest). Use a - Read full post [...]