Wednesday, September 19, 2012

catching up...

today's post is a bunch of random stuff...
a few Q & A...
a SALE...
and variation of
a pigment ink/distress ink/markers technique...
I showed for STAMPtember...

#1...I've had several questions about cleaning my stencils...
one gal is freaked out because I suggested stamping over them with archival ink...
and then her stencil...

in HER WORDS...
"wouldn't be pristine..."

Ok...rest assured...
(you KNOW who you are)

alcohol blending solution removes archival ink
 from non porous surfaces...
like stencils, or metal, or glass...

so stamp away with no worries...
and if you don't clean them...
they look USED & well loved!

#2...asked if I clean the stencils when using distress ink ...
OK...keep in mind that distress colors will blend...
so if I have used black soot on my stencil &
 then want to add scattered straw, 
I do rinse it off to remove the black,
 because I know black & yellow will make green...

but if I'm going from a yellow to a green...
I don't bother...

if I've used a red...I do, 
because the reds seem to transfer very easily...

#3. do you ship your hoodies to Canada?
same thing...to France?...to the UK?

you can tell the weather is getting cooler...
lol...

he took a test package to the PO and got these rates...

shipping to Canada was $20.00...not horrible...
but...
France & the UK were...
sit down for this...
$45.00...
YIKES...
so sorry about that...
but that's the PO charge...
it's out of his control...

#4...would you consider selling kits for all your classes?
at this time...no...
BUT...
we do have 3 kits for art out already...
2 more coming next month...
and there will be more next year...

and...they were restocked yesterday...

#5...where can I get your new Blossom Bucket...

they should be arriving in the next 10 days or so...
I'll let you know the minutes I hear from Cindy...

#6...I so enjoyed your video. will you be doing more?
hmmm..right now our internet service sucks big time...
I've been shopping & asking questions from friends...
so...maybe...
if we get this resolved...
I thought I found a good service, 
but then I got NOT GOOD reviews
from previous users...
so, I'm still shopping to see what's available here...

moving on...

the new challenge over on the EWVyahoo group
is to use the technique I showed 
lori, the list mom, has very simple rules...
use the technique and 
at least 1 studio 490 stamp...
that's it!
pop over & you'll be inspired by some very talented ladies there...

I thought it would be fun to participate in the challenge
with the group this time
& show how cool this is 

this is the same technique, 
but instead of a black base, it's on kraft...
the distress marker colors are 

and you'll see this is a 5 minute card...
very simple...
but I like the result...
this makes a fun art journal page too...


Simon Says is still celebrating...


and guess what...
ENABLER ALERT COMING...
but it will save you 20%!


at checkout...
just enter this code 

WVST20

to save 20% on
 all my studio 490 stamps & books...
even this new one, 


I hope you'll try the technique...
it's easy & fun...

happy Wednesday...

I'm off to 
make art!

wendy





18 comments:

michelle said...

On Kraft tags. . . just as cool as on black!

Happy Wednesday I am off to do wash not as fun as art but otherwise it will not get done!

Helen said...

I'm off to watch the video again. Those flourishes on that stamp set - which is totally gorgeous - SOOOO look like an owl's face. I love it. (I should say, them!)

Kaz said...

Swoon!! Off to watch your vid x
Cheers Wendy!

Wilma said...

Love it, I already made an order;-))

Gabrielle said...

Love the technique on Kraft! It looks fabulous and doesn't look the same which is ├╝ber clever! I have taken delivery of those very swirls and they are amazing! Am thrilled with them! Off to have a go myself...!!!

Lori said...

LOVE, love, love it! Very cool tech and video!

Wendance Designs said...

Love your ART! May have to place another order if your stamps are on sale again!

Hels Sheridan said...

My Kind of Art is next on my wishlist... LOVE those flourishes, owls eyes :O))

Stephanie Rodgers said...

Love it on both black & kraft. Just made my EWV challenge #51. I tried it first on Kraft. Did you use the markers to color? Ended up doing my challenge on black.

artbyvic said...

It's such a fab technique!

Kristina M. Anderson said...

Love it on Kraft! Beautiful! Thank you for sharing. Can you believe the cost of shipping? It is really outrageous! Keep on creating and sharing!

SusanK said...

Black or kraft...this technique is just so cool! Thank you!!!

Dorothy said...

Great card!!

sue said...

Thanks for the info. Cute card.

Anita Houston said...

Fabulous! Love the subtle stamping as well! I need this set, the flower and flourishes are awesome!!!

Marjie Kemper said...

How cool that you played along... love it! Great techniques in the video, too. Just got to watch it.

Debby said...

Watched the video again. Way cool technique. Hope to get time to make art this weekend!


Ally White Cat said...

just love that stamp set i can think of 1001 ways to play with it.thanks for the code..now the patience to wait for payday.tick tock...
hugs,
susan s.