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2nd Mar
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Black Hair Combos

Hiya, DT member Tracy here. One of the regular questions I get is what colours do you use for black hair, and how do you colour black hair, I know people who simply will not do black hair because they are scared. So today I wanted to share with you some of my favorite black - Read full post [...]

27th Feb
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Meet Brianna Loeffelbein

We are so pleased to add another very talented design teammember form the United States to our team! Please help us welcome Brianna Loeffelbein! “Hello everyone, my name is Brianna. I’m beyond ecstatic to be joining the Spectrum Noir Design Team! I am 27 years of age and have been crafting for as long as - Read full post [...]

26th Feb
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Quick & Easy Coloring with Markers

Quick and easy cards are fun to make, and easily achieved with Spectrum Noir alcohol markers! This tutorial will show how to color an image with markers in just a few steps. Stamp your image on white cardstock (here, Spectrum Noir Ultra Smooth, available in the US) with a fade-resistant dye ink (I’ve used Tsukineko - Read full post [...]

24th Feb
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Shading Odd-Shaped Objects

Have you ever looked at an image and thought that shading it would be too difficult? Following on from my  last tutorial about shading round objects, I thought I would show you how to shade a different shape, in this case a jug. Try looking at it to determine what type of shape it is. In this - Read full post [...]

20th Feb
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Coloring on Kraft card

Hello!  I am showing you how you can color on kraft card with the Spectrum Noir blendable pencils in this quick tutorial. First of all I stamped and image with white ink and embossed it white white detail embossing powder….I find this makes the coloring really easy! Next you start coloring your image with your - Read full post [...]

18th Feb
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Make a Suncatcher

In this tutorial I will show you how to make a sun catcher. With the festive season behind us the sunnier days should soon be with us. I wanted to show you something a little different to create using your markers… this is such a fun technique and can be used in so many different ways, - Read full post [...]

16th Feb
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Adding detail with Spectrum Aqua fine nibs.

  • Posted by: on 16th Feb 2015 at 8:00am

Hello to all. I am enjoying working with the new Spectrum Aqua markers and would like to share a tutorial on adding detail with the fine nibs. For this sweet Lili of the Valley image I have used the Dry Brush Technique, where the pigment it applied to completely dry paper with a paintbrush, using - Read full post [...]

13th Feb
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Start-to-Finish Video Tutorial with Thelwell

Crafter’s Companion UK released an adorable range called Thelwell. Included in the collection are digi-stamps (found on the CD-ROM or available to purchase and download from their site). I fell in love with them instantly and thought I’d show you a coloring and cardmaking video tutorial using the Thelwell Hug stamp. This is my very first - Read full post [...]

12th Feb
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Backgrounds with Markers and the Craftwell eBrush

  • Posted by: on 12th Feb 2015 at 8:00am

I am going to show you how to create an airbrushed background on vellum using Spectrum Noir markers in the Craftwell eBrush airbrush system. I will be using the following Spectrum Noir markers for this tutorial: CR6, CR8, DR4, DR7. To begin, you will need some shapes to use for your background. With Valentine’s Day approaching, - Read full post [...]

11th Feb
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Spectrum Aqua Technique Tutorial

Hello everyone!  Today I am bringing you several techniques to use with your Spectrum Aqua markers.  I will touch on the following techniques:   Salt technique, heat embossing, Water, Alcohol, and airbrushing with the eBrush. Watch my eleven minute video to see what amazing effects you can create: Thank you for joining me!  Let me know - Read full post [...]