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Thursday, October 27, 2011

Thursday Tutorial 10/2611 Masking Techniques

Hi everyone. It is time for the Thursday Tutorial here at FCCB. This week the challenge is Spooky Time and you are to use a ghost in your project. Well there were so many wonderful projects and one caught my eye by Sheila our Guest Designer this week.
She Loves Shoes

This is a wonderful project and also a similar technique as the one I wanted to share with you this week. Sheila used Tim Holtz Ink.

For my Halloween Spooky ghost layout I used Glimmer Mist and made my own mask for the ghosts using Happy Hauntings. I used my Gypsy to weld and cut out the ghosts on a transparency. You can use any kind of plastic just tape it to mat for cutting. I have used plastic on Cricut carts and on Cricut mats too. Doesn't matter if it is scratched as its just a mask.
The first picture shows the patterned paper by Creative Imaginations with the masks.
The second picture I sprayed over the paper with Glimmer Mist. I used Raven, Pomegranate and Pumpkin Spice. After spraying I gently dabbed with paper towel being careful not to move the ghost mask. For the third picture I moved the mask down so you could see what it looks like.
These pictures show the masked portion for the ghost. I like the design that shows through from the paper. I then added monster faces from Peachy Keen and added Stickles to the eyes.
Here is a pumpkin that I stamped and colored with Glimmer Mist Meadow Green and Paprika Glam. It also has Stickles on it. The next pic is another closeup.
The last picture shows Tattered Angel Masks and stamps that go together that you can buy. I used one of these mask for cobweb in right lower corner.

Hope you enjoyed this tutorial. Come join us this week for the Spooky Challenge. We would love to see your work. Happy Craftin!

So for more Masking Techniques check out these links.
Theresa using Memento and Tim Holtz ink
Crafting the Web

Adora at Blog Quick Quotes using Quick Quotes powder puff chalk inks

You Tube Video using Glimmer Mist

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  1. All of these are fabulous....I don't know why I don't do this more often....tfs

  2. Suzanne, I love your layout. Thanks for the tutorial on glimmer mist, it looks very easy.


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