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This month the theme for The Virtual Crafting Challenge is;

Pigment Powders and Chalks

Pigment Powders

Pigment powders are just what the title suggests ground pigment. They are very versatile and can be used in a variety of ways. Popular brands are;

  • Perfect Pearls by Ranger (These include a binder, which makes them more stable)
  • Pearl Ex

Some great things to do with Pigment Powders are;

  • Mix the powder with water to form a paint
  • Mix the powder with a dimensional glue to form a lacquer or glaze
  • Dust them dry over an image stamped with clear embossing powder
  • Perfect Pearls make a great pearlescent spray if mixed with water in a Mini Mister

Chalks

You can buy chalks in a variety of different forms, depending on how you like to use them. The most common kinds available are;

  • Pallets; soft chalks are pressed into a pallet
  • Sticks; square section sticks of colour
  • Pencil; a wooden barrel with a chalk core

A few ideas for what you can do with powders and chalks could be;

  • Create a background
  • Colour a main image
  • Highlight an embossed area
  • Colour an embellishment

These are just to get you started, as ever it is your creative journey, follow your heart just play with chalks and see what you discover.

Links

This site has some tips for using chalks
http://www.rubberstampsclub.com/tips/chalks.html

 

Best wishes and thanks for reading, see you soon

Billie :)

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