Sunday 11 August 2013

A Late Twist

     I have only a few hours before the challenge closes at The Technique Twist so here is my entry.
    The challenge is to make a Faux Wax Seal with embossing powder, I have seen this referred to before as Triple Embossing. It's where you use Ultra Thick embossing powder or three layers of fine to make a pool of colour and then stamp into it while its still warm.
    I made the picture using this months challenge at Technique Time Tuesday called Smakin' Acetate. The background colours came out well, but when I stamped my picture I missed a bit in the middle. Not wanting to throw it away I used the Faux Seal over the missing bit and stamped it with a butterfly.
    Some of the previous embossing didn't like being heated up again but it all calmed down in the end, so something came out of an original 'happy accident' after all.
    I mounted the picture at an angle as I'm trying to get away from using straight lines all the time, after all nature is not always uniform.


  1. Rocky this is peace of gorgeous art. Love your butterflie. Wauuu
    Good luck it must be winners card
    hugs Tamara

  2. Rocky! Love how this came out! This is a beautiful effect, and glad you were able to try the technique! Thanks for joining us at Technique Twist!

  3. Rocky this turned out gorgeous! I love the blue color and the fact that you repurposed your card. So glad you joined us even at the last minute....Twist and Twist again!

  4. So many interesting techniques around - great to see this triple embossing effect which has worked well here.

  5. Beautiful card Rocky! The Faux Waxed Seal butterfly really draws your eye into the center & complements the background nicely! Thanks for joining us at The Technique Twist! :)

  6. Another work of art, Rocky! Simply stunning! That faux wax seal butterfly steals the show! Thanks for playing along at The Technique Twist.


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