Category Archives: alcohol markers

Create 2 Quick and Colorful Cards to Brighten Someone’s Day

I have 2 cards to share with you today that go along with a couple of the latest stamping trends that I used in my Technique-a-Week video: Rainbows and black outline stamps with no color. The first card I created quickly using some rainbow patterned paper from MFT Stamps.  I love shopping at MFT Stamps.  They always have… Read More »

Catherine Pooler Happy Buddies Card

Here is a quick card share for you today using Catherine Pooler Happy Buddies stamp set and the Feeling Chilly 6 x 6″ patterned paper set.  I also added some Peppermint Scrub embossing glitter on the snowflakes from the Baby It’s Cold Outside die set and the WISH die that I got for free from Taylored Expressions. Just… Read More »

Copic Coloring Winter Gnome

Are you an alcohol marker lover? Over the last year and a half, I’ve been working on my watercoloring and my alcohol marker coloring skills. I’ve taken a lot of classes with lots of different instructors. No two instructors have the same technique.  My goal is to try many different techniques and then see what works for me. … Read More »

Playing With Altenew Alcohol Re-inkers

Have you tried creating a card background with alcohol ink yet? You’ll be hooked when you do! The cards that I created to share with you today and tomorrow are both created with Altenew Alcohol Re-Inkers.  The re-inkers are actually the Altenew Artist Marker refill inks, but they work beautifully on Yupo paper to create amazing backgrounds for… Read More »

Simon Says Thankful Flower With Alcohol Markers

Today’s card was totally inspired by the Altenew Academy Color Blending class taught by Kelly Latevola.  I’ve included a link to this fantastic class in the supply list below.  For less than $10 you get Kelly’s expertise.  She is a super hero colorist! I used the October Simon Says Stamp Card Kit: Thankful Flowers to create this card… Read More »

Create Your Own Color Wheel Free Printables

  I have a gift for you today!  I just finished taking the Altenew Academy Color Blending class with Kelly Latevola and it was fabulous! The first lesson was all about color theory, creating color swatches and a color wheel. I’ve taken several color theory classes and I’ve been collecting my notes from them.  I decided it was… Read More »

Color Blending Practice Card

I’m taking a Color Blending class through Altenew Academy and I’m loving it.  It’s taught by Kelly Latevola who is one of my favorite colorists to watch.  For the first lesson, she had us create a color wheel and color swatches.  We did a lesson on color theory.   I will share all of that tomorrow along with… Read More »

My Favorite Things: Squirrels and Fall Colors!

It’s hard to resist a stamp set as cute as the MFT Stamps Squirrel! set.  The little squirrels and acorns were too adorable not to add to my shopping cart! This week’s Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge was the perfect sketch to pull out some  of my favorite Sunny Studio Stamps 6×6″ patterned paper to use as the background… Read More »