Clear Gesso on Yupo Paper and Tim Holtz Distress Oxide Sprays

Hi everyone! Finally! I think this will be the last in my series of using Yupo paper cut on the Silhouette Curio with different mediums to allow Tim Holtz Distress Spray Stains and other water based inks to work on the porous surface without sliding off. But I may stumble upon some other idea in…

Yupo Paper Cutouts with Matte Medium

Happy New Year everyone! Here’s looking forward to a much more “normal” 2021 once all of us get vaccinated! I miss people, and classes!! This past fall I started a series on how to color Yupo paper cutouts that I cut on my Silhouette Curio. This non-porous paper doesn’t color well with water based media…

Gelli Art Laser Print Transfer Technique and Using the Leftover

Hi everyone! Today I am taking a break from Yupo paper cutouts because I am in Holiday Card making mode! I am making a series of cards for a nursing home project, and I decided to play around with a bunch of different techniques so that I could have several designs. One of the techniques…

Yupo Paper Grit Paste Distress Oxide Spray Technique

Hi all! I am back with another installment of adventures with Yupo paper cut out on the Silhouette and coloring it with Tim Holtz Distress Oxide sprays and Distress Spray Stains. In this video I am experimenting with the Grit paste also by Tim Holtz. As I have in the past, I cover the Yupo…

Yupo paper Silhouette cutouts with Gesso

Hi everyone!! Here is another post in a series on using different mediums on Yupo paper cutouts (cut using the Silhouette Curio- see my tips and tricks post on that here). As I have explained before,  Yupo paper cuts beautifully on the Silhouette Curio, but when you try to color them using inks or stains,…

Yupo Paper Cutouts with Light Molding Paste

. Happy friday everyone!! I am starting a series on using different mediums on Yupo paper cutouts (cut using the Silhouette Curio- see my tips and tricks post on that here). The problem with using Yupo paper for cutouts, is although they cut beautifully on the Silhouette Curio, when you go to try to color…

Distress Oxide Spray Quick Tips

Today’s video contains a couple of quick tips on using the Tim Holtz Distress Oxides. The first tip showed a card front where I had used a stamp with the Distress Oxide Ink pad and then used Dylusions spray ink (non pigment spray) on top of it. The tip here was to let the stamped…

Tim Holtz Distress Oxide Spray Resist on Rubber Stamps

  Hello everyone! I’ve been playing around for the past few weeks with Tim Holtz Distress Oxide Sprays and Distress Oxide ink pads with the regular Spray Stains. Today, I am experimenting with Distress Oxide Sprays on a rubber stamp. This is one of my “long and winding road” experiment videos, but it ended up being…