Sunday, 20 March 2011

Joseph's Coat technique


The final project from my Brayering Class used the Joseph’s Coat technique. Here’s what you do:

  1. Brayer random colours over a piece of glossy cardstock. You can sponge the ink on if you prefer to be more precise
  2. Tap or swipe all over with the Embossing Buddy® - this really does make a big difference
  3. Stamp solid image in Versamark and clear emboss
  4. Brayer over the top in a darker colour – here I’ve used Not Quite Navy
  5. Gently wipe away the ink from the embossed areas

And that’s about the size of it really. This, I believe, is called a tent topper card and, while it’s a novel idea, this one was born from me finding a piece of Pear Pizzazz in my scraps box that was just the right size to make the card base. The leaves along the bottom are stamped in Versamark. Pear Pizzazz would have done the same job.

And here is a version which didn’t turn out as well as I’d hoped. As you can see, I haven’t stamped firmly enough, so the image is incomplete (if this was a small amount, you could fill in the gaps with a Versamarker). You can also see speckles all over where the embossing powder has spread beyond the image – this is because I forgot to use the Embossing Buddy®! Told you it works!

Stamps: Just Believe
Cardstock: Pear Pizzazz, Not Quite Navy, Very Vanilla, Glossy White
Ink: Not Quite Navy, Versamark, various Subtles and Brights
Accessories: Scallop Edge Punch, Taffeta Ribbon – Daffodil Delight

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1 comment:

  1. You had me at brayering! Don't you love when you find the perfect piece of card, like your Pear Pizzazz?!

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