So another day another suite….and this time it is the myths and magic suite. This is a wonderful set if you have kids (and unicorn loving big kids too, although it is a rather portly looking unicorn 🙂 The stamp se/t has accompanying dies and also DSP which has glitter accents, and then a pack of 6 x 6 glitter cardstock too! So all that glitters is Myths and Magic. I used another new product on this project which I have never used before…Brushos. I have to admit i was a little nervous about using it – but I watched a demonstration at Onstage (the bi-annual training for Stampin’ Up Demos and decided to just dive in and have a go! I saw somewhere that someone recommended that you make a single hole and then kept it closed with a push pin…that is a good tip – you need so little of it to have a dramatic effect that it is a good way of controlling it.
I created a standard card base and added a layer of Night of Navy, it doesn’t show up well in this photo but I preferred the finish. i then cut a piece of watercolour cardstock and spritzed all over with water, I then added the Brilliant Red, Gamboge and Yellow. Next i moved the card around to merge the colours and dried with a heat gun. I set it to one side to finish drying and stamped my dragon onto another piece of watercolour card. I added some Prussian Blue and Moss Green to separate puddles of water on a silicone mat and then used a paintbrush to paint the dragon. O
I then spent half an hour looking for the co-ordinating framelits to die cut the dragon…before eventually checking my order history to find I hadnt ordered them….a real face palm moment!
I then of course fussy cut the dragon (and added the framelits to my next order!
I added the dragon to the watercoloured panel with dimensionals then used the same technique as before to create a puddle of the Red and Gamboge colours and painted the dragon flames direct onto the card (fine paintbrush). The final stage was to stamp the sentiment direct to the card in Archival Black.
I haven’t done a video yet, as I am not convinced I could get it done in 20 minutes with the drying time- but I might have a go let me know if a tutorial would be useful.
Anyway, I can really recommend both the suite and the Brushos, I can see it being a lot of (messy) fun
I hope you are enjoying this tour of the new products
Let me know 🙂
Brusho Crystal Colour 144101 page 26
Magical Day Stamp set 145587 Clear mount page 37 (also available in wood mount)
Watercolour paper 122959 page 201 Annual Catalogue
Archival Black ink 140931 page 201 Annual Catalogue
Night of Navy Card 106577 page 185 Annual Catalogue