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24th Feb

Create an Outdoor Scene

This tutorial will share how I created this fun camping-themed outdoor scene. My husband and I enjoy camping and doing things with the kids outdoors, so I thought this was the perfect idea behind a sweet card to give him. I started with a simple piece of the Ultra Smooth Premium White Cardstock cut to - Read full post [...]

23rd Feb

Floral Images Can Sparkle!

  • Posted by: on 23rd Feb 2017 at 3:00am

Add sparkle to your floral images with Spectrum Noir Sparkle pens. This tutorial will share how to design a fun and easy reverse “z fold” card to display your colouring. It will also create a card base showing embellishments in detail. Watercolour the images similarly: To begin with use two identically matched stamps to create - Read full post [...]

21st Feb

No-Blend Shading with Spectrum Noir Colorista Markers

  • Posted by: on 21st Feb 2017 at 6:04pm

Create gorgeous effects with shading Are you looking for a quick and easy way to incorporate shading into your coloring? This tutorial will show you several ways to add shading without blending when coloring with your Spectrum Noir Colorista Markers. For each step of the tutorial, the area in reference will be highlighted with a blue circle. - Read full post [...]

17th Feb

Introducing Spectrum Noir Colorista Dark

New for adult coloring enthusiasts Colorista Dark is the new addition to Spectrum Noir’s Colorista range, with luxurious metallic pencils and co-ordinating paper pads for adult colouring enthusiasts. Colorista Dark Pencil Pads There are three new 16-page pencil pads in the range! Two are 6″x6″ and one is a tag-shaped pad, all of which feature - Read full post [...]

16th Feb

Adding shimmer to embossed backgrounds

Create a shimmer background This tutorial will focus on how to add shimmer to embossed backgrounds with Spectrum Noir AquaTint inks. Gather your supplies First, get all of the supplies you nee din one place, to make crafting easy! You will need Gold or Silver AquaTint inks to recreate this project. In addition to this - Read full post [...]

15th Feb

February Challenge & January Winners!

New challenge for February Ready for a brand new challenge? Color up ANYTHING you want using your Spectrum Noir alcohol markers, Sparkle markers, blendable colored pencils, watercolor pencils, Spectrum Aqua markers, or AquaTint inks, put it on any card or project, and you can play along with us! Share your work with us, enter below - Read full post [...]

13th Feb

Coloring Fair Skin Part Two

This is the second part of the coloring Fair Skin and Hair tutorial. Part 1 of this tutorial can be found HERE. Coloring Red Hair Tutorial In coloring red hair we will be using Spectrum Noir Alcohol Markers TN7 TN6 and OR1. Start by applying the darkest color, TN7 in the shadow areas of the hair. - Read full post [...]

8th Feb

Watercolored Three-Tier Gift Box

This watercolored gift box set uses just one Spectrum Aqua Marker. An easy to make project that is sure to impress! How to watercolor the box lids First, trim two sheets of 8 1/2” x 11” Spectrum Aqua Watercolour Cardstock as shown in picture. Then apply anti-static powder to each panel, if desired. On the - Read full post [...]

31st Jan

Meet Bonnita Moaby

We are very excited to welcome a talented new member to our design team today! Get to know Bonnita Moaby (or Bonnita Doodles, as you may know her in the art world). Even from a young age Bonnita remembers spending hours colouring in or drawing. This carried on into her school years and beyond. Going - Read full post [...]

19th Jan

Masking with Stencils and Aqua Markers

Combine Spectrum Noir Aqua watercolor markers and a stencil to create the perfect custom background! Learn how in the steps below. Color the bird image Before creating the background, create the focal point image.  Stamp a bird on watercolour paper using black dye in. Cover with clear embossing powder and activate with a heat gun. - Read full post [...]