Christmas Lights | Oddball DT Inspiration

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This was a fun lil 4×6 card to make! The theme for the Oddball Art Stamps Blog Challenge is Christmas Lights !

I used Brea Reese Glitter and Watercolor Inks to paint the card. The light strand border is drawn with Brea Reese Fine Liner Pens and Watercolor Markers. The Oddball Art Co digistamp image is A Very Merry Jones Christmas image #354

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Thanks for stopping by!

stephanie

Ornament Tutorial | Oddball Art Stamps

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Hello!

Today I’m gonna show you how to transfer an image  to a premade ornament.

Items Needed:

  • Premade unfinished ceramic ornament (I bought mine at Hobby Lobby)
  • Laser Printer (this is a must)
  • QOR Watercolor Ground
  • AD Marker Blender Pen
  • Paintbrush
  • Oddball Art Stamps A Christmas Wish Image #408
  • Watercolor Inks or Paint – I use Brea Reese Glitter Inks
  • Waterbrush
  • Various Art Fibers or Ribbon for hanging

 

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Allow to dry completely. Sometimes takes up to 24 hours.

Step 2:

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Step 3:

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Step 4:

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Allow transferred image to dry completely before moving to step 5.

Step 5:

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Finished Ornament:

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You may want to spray with a fixative and add a clear coat to protect the ornament. I added some white accents with Uniball Signo white gel pen.  Add ribbon and display.

Hope you enjoyed this simple tutorial. Check back next week for more watercolor goodness!

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stephanie

 

 

Zombies are Coming ATC

I wanted to share one of the ATCs I’m working on for a pocket letter I am currently working on. I absolutely love how Brea Reese inks work on wet surfaces and how well they blend together to create such awesome effects such as the border of the card!

You can view the process video here. If you enjoy the video please like & subscribe 🙂

What was used to create this creepy cute ATC:

  • Brea Reese Glitter Inks: neutral grey, cadmium yellow, cadmium red, violet, ocean green, phthalo green, ultramarine blue, lake blue, medium magenta, and crimson.
  • Brea Reese Fine Liner Pen: mars black
  • Oddball Art Stamps image #53 Zombie Chibi Girl
  • Uniball Signo white gel pen
  • Canson watercolor paper

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stephanie

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Steampunk Sally! | Oddball 2 Week Challenge Reminder

I had so much fun making this 8×8 piece featuring Steampunk Sally for the 2 week reminder over on the Oddball Art Stamps Blog.

Sally is painted with Brea Reese watercolor and glitter inks. Colors used are violet, raw umber, cadmium yellow, pink, lake blue, and neutral grey.I used various scrapbook papers that were embossed, metallic or vintage clock/gear inspired. Various punches were used as well. Black Stabilo marks all pencil used to add depth.

Hope you enjoyed my post as much as I enjoyed creating this piece.

stephanie 🐙

Neocolor II | Oddball Art Stamps TAW

It’s time for a new technique a week post over on the Oddball Art Stamps Blog.

I am sharing a few different ways on using Neocolor II water soluble crayons. I used image #172 Alex. Be sure to use discount code DTSTEPHANIE10 to save 10% on your Oddball Art Stamps Etsy purchase.

I created a video to share my techniques. The video can be watched here. Please subscribe if you found the video useful 🙂

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Until next time…

stephanie 🐙

Gelli Plate Printing Technique

It’s my week to share a technique on the Oddball Art Stamps Blog.

I had so much fun making this card! It features the new release, Kandy Sour, from Oddball Art Stamps

Supplies:

  • Brea Reese Heavy Bodied Acrylic – lake blue and ocean green
  • Brea Reese glitter inks – cadmium red, Violet, cadmium yellow, gold, ocean green, lake blue, raw umber
  • Gelli Plate
  • Posca paint pen
  • Neenah Black card & envelope
  • Canson Watercolor paper
  • Oddball Art Stamp
  • Adhesive of choice
  • Black pop dots

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I made a video of my entire process. You can watch it here on my YouTube channel.

This card will also be shared on the Cute Card Thursday blog. I would love to hear your feedback and what other techniques you would like to see here. Don’t forget to use code DTSTEPHANIE10 to save 10% off your purchase on the Oddball Art Stamps Etsy store.

stephanie 🐙

Technicolor Dreamer

Little Rainy here graces the first page of my new art journal. She is my two reminder inspiration post for the Oddball Art Stamps Blog Challenge There’s still time to join the challenge!

She was painted with Brea Reese glitter inks, watercolor inks and the border was done with Brea Reese alcohol markers. Glossy accents was used to add a lil dimension and shine.

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