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

5 comments:

  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.
    linda

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  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?

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  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

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  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!

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

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