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Friday, September 26, 2008

Overstamped, Double Saran Wrap, & Watercolors ** A Tutorial!!

Well, hello there!!! I must say it's been too long since I've posted....... I have been spending my free "art" time working on some 4x4 pages for a Fat Technique Book. This is the biggest swap I have EVER been a part of! I'm soooooooooooooooo excited about it!!!! The swap is with the ArtTechniques Yahoo Group.


There are (wait for it!!!.......) 120 participants for this book! WOW!!!!!! We are to make a 4x4 inch "technique" page for the book. Technique sample on the front, instructions on the back. Is that the greatest thing ever??!!!!! We will all have 120 technique samples WITH instructions! Whoopee!!!!!
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I have decided to share my technique here! :)

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REMEMBER: YOU CAN CLICK ON ANY PHOTO TO SEE MORE DETAIL!


Over-Stamped, Double Saran Wrap, and Watercolors






Supply List:
**Water Media (liquid watercolors, diluted dye inks, walnut inks, any commercial or homemade colorwashes, Moon Shadow Ink, Starburst Stains, calligraphy ink, etc)
Small spray bottles (found at Wal*Mart, Target, etc in the travel toiletries section)
**Watercolor Paper
**Saran Wrap or any plastic wrap
**Rubber stamps (or any patterned, textured surface: bubble wrap, textured wallpaper, sequin waste, etc)
**Rubber Gloves


Instructions:
Mix your water media of choice in a spray bottle. (for a little pizzazz, add some Perfect Pearls or other Mica Powder to your paint/ink) Shake well.
Spray a generous layer of water media over your watercolor paper. Make sure it is heavily covered.

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You can use a single color:



or, try multiple colors:



Lay a large piece of plastic wrap over the paint/ink and press into the paper. Allow to dry completely.








Gently pull off the plastic wrap and lay down paint/ink side up.

Here is the plastic placed to the side of the paper:



Spray a contrasting color over the plastic wrap. (experiment with heavy spray vs. a light spray over the entire piece)




Close up of sprayed plastic wrap:


Place back on top of watercolor paper and press into the paper.


Allow to dry completely.
Pull off the plastic wrap and throw away. You CAN use your background like this if you like! :)






Here are some other samples I made for the swap prior to being overstamped:






If you would like to do the overstamping:
Spray another contrasting color or complimentary color (experiment!!) over your Rubber stamp (I used an uncut sheet of text stamps from Ma Vinci) or textured surface. Make sure you have complete coverage, but not dripping wet! Press onto your watercolor paper and allow to sit for about 30 seconds.



Close up of sheet of rubber covered with sprayed watercolor:



Pull straight up and allow your paper to completely dry.
Enjoy!!!!!!!!!

Here are some completed samples prior to being cut into 4x4 pieces:



Here are the final 4x4 pieces:



Close ups!:





49 comments:

  1. Wow! I joined the group too late to be part of the Fat book swap so I am so glad you are offering these background techniques here. Thanks so much for doing this.

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  2. I LOVE this technique, Susan!!! THANK YOU so much for sharing it in such a visual way!!!! VERY cool!!!!

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  3. Hi there
    Just stumbled across your blog today and I'm really glad I did. It's going to be fun trying out those techniques this weekend ;-P
    Thank you!

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  4. Thanks for posting the step-by-step for this tutorial! I've done the saran wrap thing before, but never with overstamping. Can't wait to try this!

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  5. Thank you for sharing. These are beautiful! I can't wait to try this technique.

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  6. gorgeous! can't wait to see one in person! I plan to put a tut on my blog when I'm finished with mine - which will hopefully be soon. Awesome project!

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  7. Love it GF! You sure are bz, great swap and great share!

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  8. This is wonderful Susan. Looks like a lot of fun. Right up my alley. I will definately play with this.

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  9. OMG, I am falling off my chair. THUD!! Susan, you did a bang up job on this one!! My heartfelt thanks for this spectacular tutorial. You can bet I'll be doing this soon. Thanks again and again (can you tell I really appreciate it??? LOL)
    ~Kathie McGuire
    www.kathiemcguire.com
    www.kathiemcguire.blogspot.com

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  10. Wow, nice! Thanks for the tutorial--can't wait to try some of it.

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  11. Susan,

    I was unable to join the swap on Art Techniques, so this is a true bonus. Your tutorial was concise and easy to follow. When I try this technique, I'll let everyone know where I learned it.

    Elizabeth

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  12. Hi Susan

    Great tut! I can't wait to see your page IRL

    Arlene

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  13. Great instructions, and even better photos! I'd read this technique somewhere else, however without your excellent illustrations, I've not been motivated to do it. Now I will. Thanks!

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  14. Fantastic! I love the overstamping - thanks for a great tut and super photos!

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  16. I can't wait to try this and your tutorial is as fabulous as your pages!!!

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  17. Sherre, this is really a cool technique. I even have all the stuff I need to try it. Great that you used an entire uncut sheet of rubber images.
    Thanks for sharing

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  18. Wow! Great ideas! Thank you for sharing them. Time to play!

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  19. Susan - I love the overstamping and the double layering on this one. Thanks for sharing. Your visuals are great!
    Vicki

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  20. way cool tutorial Susan. Well done. I shall try it and see what I can come up with. Wish I wouldn't have cut my sheets apart now. darn it, lol. Thanks for sharing. Hugz, Scary

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  21. Too cool! What weight watercolor paper? Hot or cold press? Thanks. Stephanie

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  22. Hi Stephanie! I don't have your email address, so hopefully you'll see this here. I used 140lb cold-pressed watercolor paper!
    Have fun!!!!!!!!!!
    xoxooxxoo
    Susan
    beegsmachine@yahoo.com

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  23. WOW!! This is amazing. Thank you for posting it here : ) Into my favs and things to try.

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  24. I just love this, thanks!!!! I am going in my "studio" right now to try some!!!

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  25. Well mine are done. If you want a sneak peak you can check out my blog..

    http://journalmw.blogspot.com/2008/10/double-saran-overstamp-background.html

    Thanks for the fun project. The directions were great. I can't wait to use some of these papers.

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  26. That is so cool! I cannot wait to receive my book and take the mystery out of a lot of my curiosity! Off to find some cling film and spray inks!

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  27. Sooooo inspiring! Now all those goodies in my art boxes can come alive. Shimmer Mama your here to stay!

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  28. Thanks for sharing, it's looking great!

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  29. Great effect TFS

    xxxxxx

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