Written and Created by PaperCraftCentral Susan
Cards made with the crayon resist technique often yield beautiful results that can impress people into asking if your creation was store bought instead of being hand made.
"Artists are just children
who refuse to put down their crayons".
This technique is relatively simple to master and may only take a couple of practice sessions for you to get quite beautiful finished images to use in your handmade greeting cards. It almost reminds me of a watercoloured look.
This was one of the first
techniques I learned about when I first started papercrafting and it has
remained a favourite of mine.
And all you need is some simple additions to your usual papercraft supplies!
Here's how I made the sample card shown above. Please note the stamp set is no longer available. Use any large and kind of open flower stamp to create a similar look:
You will need:
Below is another example of how to use this great technique, incorporating the torn paper technique as well.
If you make a card using the crayon resist technique, please do let me see your work!
Do you make greeting cards? Please do share it with me.
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Pen and Ink Flower Border with Butterflies
Freehand pen and ink border with butterflies cut from material and glued to lightweight cardstock. After drying, they were cut out and glued to the card …
Flower and Butterfly card front
Painted on papyrus paper with Jacquard Lumiere acrylic paints. Pat Oh my, Pat, that is a lovely card front. It must look spectacular …
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