MMAT02 – Credit Card Painting Technique

Mixed Media Art Technique 02 was all about credit card painting and here is what I did
with the completed background.

As I wanted to credit card painting and the brilliant colours to show through, I chose to decorate
the background with simple stamping, using black ink. My preference is to use
Brilliance Ink in Graphite Black for this project as it is a juicy inkpad, which is good for the more
solid designs and also because it will dry on most surfaces. As I has a thin coating of metallic gold
paint as the top layer, I needed to use an ink that would dry on the non-porous surface. I chose a
paisley design with stamps by See-Ds and used different sizes to cover my background.

Once dry, I cut up the sheet to make a simple birthday card, an ATC and mini handmade book covers (still to be turned into a book) And I have still got a little left over. Image on ATC from Art-e-zine – my favourite place to go for vintage images.

I hope this inspires you to get creating.

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The credit card painting technique is great for getting colour onto lots of paper fairly quickly,
which makes it an ideal technique for large swaps or large journal pages.


Happy Creating!




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