Sunday, 6 March 2016

Warts And All

Hello.  Welcome.  Over at Paperartsy this fortnight the challenge is image transfer.  Something I've never had much success with.  I don't have all those products that people use to transfer an image and quite honestly, except for occasionally wanting to reverse a stamp, it's not really something I've tried.   So I have been lurking, picking up tips but not putting my toe in the water.  Then I saw Kaz's post, where she uses grunge paste as a transfer medium.  Got that!!  So I photocopied an image of a lady and followed the process.  Whilst waiting for GP to dry I thought I'd give Keren's super easy transfer ideas a go.....

Here's a Do Crafts fox with it's very sketchy reversed image.  I used brown archival.  Maybe not the best choice.  It would also have helped to have had layers underneath maybe.  I decided the real fox would look good coloured with Spiced Marmalade.  I used distress inks to colour the water, grass and sky as well.  The sentiment is from Rubber Dance Affirmations set.  It's sweet, but I think I need practice.  

The GP lady??  Maybe it wasn't dry enough but she made a good ghostly apparition, but a very poor image transfer............

Thanks for dropping by.  Hugz

Joining the fun at
Paperartsy Topic #4 - Image Transfer
Penny Black and More - Feature a Creature


  1. this is a very sweet card with a lovely sentiment and you did a great job on the image transfer technique! thank you so much for playing along with us this month at penny black and more.

  2. Your reflection looks good (well not yours exactly, the fox's!). Maybe you haven't scrubbed enough the white fuzz to reveal what lies beneath the ghost?

  3. A really sweet foxy image and card Gail.

    Many thanks for joining our Feature a Creature theme at Penny Black and More challenge.

    B x

  4. At least now, Gail, you can say that you tried it! I have never done an image transfer. Seems way to complicated for me and I am a person who learns best by actually watching the process in real life (videos don't seem to work for me as a learning tool). That said, I love your fox! Love the reflection you have achieved!

  5. Sweet and lovely card.
    Thank you for sharing over at Allsorts "Women's day".
    Mervi DT


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