mixed media

Wanderlust: beautiful backgrounds

After completing the rule of thirds piece, I moved on to the next bonus lesson in Wanderlust 2019: "Beautiful Backgrounds". This covered ten different ways of applying colour and texture to a page to create a background that could then be built on with other elements. I ended up with eleven backgrounds; I tried one… Continue reading Wanderlust: beautiful backgrounds

techniques

Technique: Faux textured metal backgrounds

What: Testing out a new technique for creating backgrounds with Distress ink, Perfect Pearls and an embossing folder. (Note to self: remember to actually post things and not just leave them in my drafts folder.) Inspired by: Jennifer McGuire’s faux textured metal paper tutorial. How: This is a surprisingly straightforward technique. Mask off around the… Continue reading Technique: Faux textured metal backgrounds