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YOU GOTTA HAVE FAITH






By: Mark Melnick
With all of the commercialization of the holiday season, I thought I would use my second WHITE ON WHITE Challenge to bring the perspective back in a beautiful, creative way with this amazing Shrine piece.

Difficulty: Intermediate - Advanced
Time Required: 90 minutes + drying time [minimum 24 hours]






Step 1. Empty half a re-inker bottle of Cotton White STAZ-On Ink into a small container or paint palette. Paint the pieces with a stipple brush so that there are streaks in the ink - Yes, I realize this is an out-of-the-box use of ink but stay with me for the fun. Allow pieces to dry overnight [take this time to create the Copper sculpture piece] 




Step 2.
Take Copper Sheet [I do not use foil, I use 8mm Copper sheeting] and place on mold or in an embossing folder. I used a mold and created the shrine piece using a paper stump [you can create your shrine piece using whatever interests you.] I decided to use the Cross section of the mold. I allowed it to verdigr…
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DREAMING OF A WHITE-ON-WHITE CHRISTMAS






HERE IS MY WHITE ON WHITE PROJECT FOR DECEMBER 2016.

I USED INTERESTING LAYERING TECHNIQUES AND VINTAGE 1930'S CHRISTMAS SEALS FOR A MODERN HOLIDAY CARD WITH A VINTAGE TWIST.
THIS IS MY FINAL PROJECT AS AN ARTIST IN RESIDENCE FOR IMAGINE CRAFTS.  THANK YOU TO ALL WHO FOLLOWED MY BLOG THIS PAST YEAR - DEFINITELY MORE TO COME FOR 2017.
HAPPY HOLIDAYS AND A HAPPY, HEALTHY NEW YEAR TO YOU AND YOURS.....


HERE IS THE TUTORIAL:


https://imaginecraftsblog.com/2016/12/13/shimmery-white-on-white-with-delicata/