I have this fabulous new laser printer and these wonderful Aquacolors gifted me at Christmas by Cindy at Pink Bird Studio. This was my first time using these, and I confess I did a puny job coloring the dress. I took Cindy's advice and used my fingers to spread the wet colors, but my fingers don't lie flat like most people's, so I will probably use a brush next time.
Of course, I had to color the used file folder, too.
I give you Mindy taking her little dog Mitzi for a ride.
As I mentioned earlier, I did a very poor job of spreading the color on Mindy's dress. I probably should have left it plain. I noticed after I printed it, that the setting was on the equivalent of "draft" in my inkjet, or it would have been clearer.
It took forever to stencil these five words, but I wanted to put a bit of effort into this one.
Materials included my used file folder, an Aquacolor "crayon," walnut ink background, three different washi tape designs, variegated thread, an adorable image I've had on my computer forever (so have no idea where I got it), and a brown Sakura Micron pen through a stencil.
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