How do I use my chalk set to colour stamps?
distressed look. so many different effects with chalk – it’s just a case of trying some out and seeing what you like. To make this card, stamp the background image onto white card using VersaMark ink, then dot chalks onto the image using cotton wool. Add different hues to create a blended background, then make areas of darker colour by rubbing them with smaller and tighter balls of cotton wool. For the topper, use one main colour of chalk and then dust around the edges with a tight ball of cotton wool and a contrasting colour to create a
Not all chalks will rub easily into your cotton wool ball to begin with, so you may need to turn over the chalk block and try again. When you have finished chalking your images, resist common advice to set with hair spray. This can give a mottled look to the design and may ruin your hard work! All you need to do is take a couple of new cotton wool balls and give the card a good rub over to remove the excess powder.
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