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21st Mar

Sheltering Tree

  • Posted by: on 21st Mar 2017 at 8:00am

Spectrum Noir Aqua watercolour markers are the perfect colouring medium for scenery, and Sheena Douglass has some wonderful scenic stamps that are the perfect companion to them. Create The Scene First of all, to create this beautiful forest scene, begin by stamping the large tree from the Sheena Douglass ‘A Sheltering Tree’ stamp set. Create - Read full post [...]

2nd Jan

Creating Shimmer Sprays with AquaTint Inks

Stretching your craft supplies is always a great idea… everyone loves ideas to use things in an unexpected way! This video tutorial will share how to create shimmer sprays. Tip: swap out the Christmas sentiment for a generic winter one and use these throughout the colder months! Watch the video below showing how I make - Read full post [...]

21st Dec

Christmas Ornament Using AquaTint Inks

The Christmas is almost upon us and there is nothing more special than receiving a present that shows attitude and personal touch. That’s why I offer you to make a traditional Christmas tree ornament by using your Specrum Noir AquaTint Inks. The theme is snowy winter night because of how much I like the color - Read full post [...]

12th Dec

White Colourblend Pencil on Solid Stamped Images

This tutorial will show how you can use the white pencil from the Spectrum Noir ColourBlend range to add dimension and detail to solid stamp images. Solid stamped images are becoming very popular again and look great, but by using your white pencil you can really make them pop, especially if you are stamping onto - Read full post [...]

12th Oct

Coloring Mummy Wraps and Simple 3D Decoupage Tutorial

In this tutorial I will be showing you how to color the wraps on a Mummy with the EB markers and the Blender Pen. I will also show you a quick and simple way to add 3D decoupage elements to your projects to add just a little dimension.   Spectrum Noir Alcohol Markers used: Owl: - Read full post [...]

11th May

Spectrum AquaBlend Pencils Techniques Part One

This tutorial will show how to achieve one of the possible techniques with the new Spectrum AquaBlend pencils. The AquaBlend pencils are so rich in pigment that the colours are achievable from the darkest shade to the palest! The video tutorial is a real time journey with just three AquaBlend pencils using the wash effect - Read full post [...]

21st Mar

Vintage Distressing with Aqua Markers

This tutorial will focus on double layer stamping, shading on paper piecing and then a neat technique with the Spectrum Aqua Markers to achieve a vintage inked look to the edges. Sounds like a lot but honestly you will see as you dive into the video that these techniques all come together to make a - Read full post [...]

16th Mar

Coloring Mediums for Spectrum Noir Sparkle Pens: Part One

  • Posted by: on 16th Mar 2016 at 8:00am

Spectrum Noir Sparkle pens are very versatile and can be used with great effect on a wide variety of coloring materials. In this tutorial we will explore coloring with Spectrum Noir Sparkle pens on a range of card and papers. Vellum: Here the flower stamps have been applied to vellum paper with clear embossing ink - Read full post [...]

9th Sep

Halloween Journal with Bright and Fluorescent Markers

As Halloween approaches, we look at using some of the bright and fluorescent Spectrum Noir markers to color a cute seasonal image. I would like to share a fun project with you, creating a topper to decorate a journal. This image is a digi-stamp – Mini Gothilia from Make it Crafty, printed onto Neenah Classic Crest - Read full post [...]

20th Apr

Stamping with Spectrum Aqua Markers

Here is an easy way to color Spectrum Aqua watercolor markers directly on a stamp, then stamp the colored image onto paper. This technique is simple, yet stunning! Spectrum Aqua markers used for this project: Spice, Moss (Essentials Set) Working with the brush nib, color the flowers on the stamp with Spice marker. Do this - Read full post [...]