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…

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 Resist through Stencil

Hello all! I’ve been wanting to play with the Tim Holtz Distress Oxide sprays for a while now. One of the first times I used it, I sprayed it through a stencil onto a piece of cardstock. I messed up and missed a spot and then just didn’t like the end result. So I just…

Yupo Paper Stencil Experiments

Hi everyone! This is just a quick youTube video explaining what I will be covering in my next few blog posts. I just described cutting Yupo paper on the Silhouette Curio in my last post- here. Yupo paper is great for stencils and masks because it is plastic and doesn’t tear as easily as regular…

Yupo Paper Stencils on Silhouette Curio

Hello everyone! I always have a list with a million projects and experiments that I want to work on. So while we are quarantined because of Covid-19 I decided to attack some of those items on my list. One of them was trying to cut Yupo paper on the Silhouette Curio in order to use…