Neha here. Once again, I am sharing few more creations using distress oxides. You can check my previous post HERE where I used blending property of these inks. Today, I am focusing on stamping with them including layered stamping.
I created 2 cards with same stamps but different colors of oxides so you can see how beautiful they are. I deliberately used solid stamps to show the even coverage they give. I have used MISTI for stamping. I like to use blending tool to ink the stamps rather than apply directly with pad. It helps to evenly distribute ink on stamp. If you haven’t tried stamping with oxides yet, you are missing out on something!
Second card uses some detailed stamps.
Check the crisp veins on leaves and tiny berries. the die cut butterfly is colored using oxides too. I am head over heels with oxides. Can’t ask
more from a ink pad…:)All three cards above use Papertrey ink stamps, mft and SSS dies.
Next card shows how amazingly they move on the paper.
I have used MFT stencil to create triangle background. Here, i have blended oxides very gently to create almost transparent shapes and airy feel. The ink glide on paper flawlessly. Just amazing! Sentiment and focal point is altenew stamps. I also made the striped panel by cutting and adhering stripes of colored paper. Those matte enamel dots goes well with these velvety inks.
Next , I experimented with Tim Holtz’s distress micro glaze and Inkssential Specialty stamping paper.
I just cut a piece of specialty stamping paper. Slap ink pad on nonstick mat , spray with water and dab paper in it. Build layers of inks this way but make sure to dry paper in-between each layering. It will look like this.
Not at all attractive, right? Wait till you see the next step.
I applied micro glaze with a blending foam on half of the panel. Can you see the difference? see how it polishes the surface and bring out all the layers of inks? Btw, micro-glaze is use to make a resist layer on your water based ink back ground or stamping done with water reactive inks. It looks like petroleum jelly, you apply with blending foam or even finger and buff it off with dry paper towel. This technique works best on this specialty stamping paper or you can use photo paper too.
See how gorgeous it looks.
Similar way, I created two panels using different inks inspired from fall colors and made following card.
I played some more and made a panel below
In short, distress oxides are very versatile. You can’t stop loving them once you try. I hope you like the things I tried. Thank you for being here.