Hey there! Thanks for dropping by. Today’s card uses an older stencil from A Colorful Life Designs, called Primitive Batik. As soon as I saw it, I knew I had to use it on my Gel Press Plate.
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I’m going to be honest. Usually when I start slapping paint on my Gel Press Plates, by the time I’m done, I usually don’t know which colors I’ve used for which prints. That’s the case here. I often use a mix of Golden Fluid Acrylics and Deco Art Media Acrylics, plus a heavy body acrylic to pull the print. I probably did that here, but I really don’t know. I tend to get lost in the moment when I’m pulling prints, so all I can say is choose colors that speak to you if you want to try making monoprints.
I found a cool geometric patterned paper in my stash for my background, and I used the CZ Design Clean Line XL stamps from Simon Says Stamp for my sentiment. I used Twilight VersaFine Clair ink to stamp it on teal paper. I also added a few rhinestone from Doodles Paper Playground, because you know I need a bit of shine.
The stencil image isn’t totally clear in this monoprint, but I’m fine with that. I will say that the Primitive Batik stencil is really cool, and if you love batik fabric, you’ll definitely want to check it out. Please be sure to visit A Colorful Life Designs to see the hundreds of stencils that are available. There are so many amazing stencils that are unlike any you may have seen before. You can use my code, “AlFan10” to save 10% off of your purchase, not including Master Bundles. Thanks so much for stopping by. Have an inspiring day!