Monday, March 23, 2015

using MFT Hybrid Inks to create a canvas; MFT Ingenious Inking Challenge


Its another fun challenge with MFT Stamps! Have I mentioned how much fun I have with all these?!!? Today's inking challenge is about using the fabulous Hybrid Inks and how well they work when used with mixed media techniques. 

I used the Hybrid Inks quite a few different ways on this canvas. I started by painting 
Hybrid Blu Raspberry ink refill on a mini (4x4") canvas. I used a paintbrush and a small amount of refill because it is so intense in concentration. Then I applied heat to set the blue ink background with my heat tool. 

The sentiment was stamped in Hybrid Nightshift Blue ink. To allow the sentiment to be stamped clearly on a canvas that has an open back, one that is not flat to a surface, I placed an acrylic block behind where I wanted to stamp the sentiment. It is from the set, Love you More. Once the sentiment was heat set, I tore a Post-It Note to fit over the top and created a mask to protect the sentiment from my next step.

I mixed Embossing Paste with Hybrid Lemon Drop refill ink to create a bright, sunny, yellow paste. Holding the stencil in place, I applied the colored paste through Stencil Sun Ray. Once finished applying paste, I carefully lifted the stencil, and the Post-It Note. Then I let the paste dry. Ok, I will be honest, I used my heat tool to speed up the process. A coat of MIX-ables Sheer Sparkle Glitter Glaze was applied to the yellow paste to bring more shine to the sun. A couple of sequins were added for more dimension.

This was a fun a project! Nothing like I normally make. But having all these great ink and tools available, made it a breeze! I recommend you give it a try! Check out all the supplies below and pick up a few today and push your creativity! You won't believe how enjoyable it is!

Visit the MFT blog to see what the rest of the team has up their sleeves! You know it will be amazing!

thanks for stopping by!




donna mikasa said...

Love the texture on your canvas--such a happy project/1

Debbie Seyer said...

This is so cute, Kimberly!! Love the colors and bright and happy!!

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