I hope that you have been enjoying your weekend. I haven't had much time to get in to the craft room recently but the new challenge at CAS Stencil had me intrigued so I had to give it a go!
This month's challenge hosted by Cathy is to use alcohol inks/alcohol lift with your stencils. Here is what I made:
I created a rainbow style background on yupo with alcohol inks and placed my leafy mandala stencil over the top before applying alcohol lift ink with a foam applicator. It took a little while to do - the stencil was hinged on the paper so that I could lift it to check progress and see where more ink needed to be applied. When you lift the stencil and wipe over with kitchen towel, the image becomes much clearer. I was pleased with the effect - it looks like a tie die fabric!
I simply placed the yupo behind a circle aperture and sponged some distress inks lightly around the frame so it looks as if the colours are bleeding out. The sentiment is from MFT.
I shall also link up at Time Out Challenges where the word inspiration is - With freedom, flowers and the moon who could not be happy? and at Happy Little Stampers CAS Challenge where the challenge is to use negative space.
Here is the stencil that I used which is available to buy from my store - www.funkyfossil.co.uk:
Thanks for stopping by,