Monday, January 28, 2019

Impression Obsession Old is New.... Using Crayola Crayons!

Greetings friends.  The IO team is taking a couple times a month to highlight some of the older Impression Obsession stamps.  IO has a HUGE catalog of images and there are probably plenty you haven't seen before.  Or, perhaps you own some of these stamps and need to dust them off and become reacquainted with them!

My card today was colored with Crayola Crayons!  I taught a class where everyone received a box of crayons and we used various techniques to incorporate them with our stamping.  After all, who doesn't appreciate a new box of crayons?

What got me thinking for the coloring of this card is that colored pencils are waxy and you use Gamsol to soften the lines.  I wondered if Gamsol would also work with crayons....and it did!  I would suggest you go lightly with the crayon and use the side of the crayon nib for coloring rather than the point.  The less lines you create when you color, the less you will have to buff out with Gamsol and a blending stumb.

Here is a closeup of the coloring as well as the background Cover a Card I used to stamp the backdrop:
I hope you give coloring with Crayons a try.  It is always a good idea to reconnect with your inner child.

Impression Obsession Items Used on the Card:
Phone Me G10029
Let's Chat A5618
Floral Lines Cover a Card CC089


Chrisi said...

Love ANY excuse to use crayons! Thanks for sharing a great card.

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