We are hip-hopping with Unity Stamp Co. today!!
Today, the Unity DT is featuring some of the Unity Stamp Co retiring stamps. As of tomorrow, you will no longer be able to get these stamps through Unity. And I am continuing my feature of Design Memory Craft products so today's post shows a bit of old with the new...
*Unity Stamp Co Christmas Elegance (damask shape- retiring)
*Unity Stamp Co. Something to Say (sentiment- retiring)
*Faber-Castell PITT Pastel (Mixed Media Sampler)
*Faber-Castell Watercolor pencil (Mixed Media Sampler)
*StazOn jet black ink pad
As most of you know, I work with watercolor pencils all the time, but I have never worked with Pastel pencils. They work pretty much the same way. The difference is that with the watercolor pencil, you blend with a wet brush. For the pastel pencil, you blend with a dry brush (it's basically a chalk medium.)
Above, you can see how I color my pieces and then start blending. It's not near as artistic or precise as you think that it would need to be to achieve a pretty blended/variegated look like what you see below.
It's so easy...anyone can use these awesome tools!
Remember, Faber-Castell is giving away 2 sets of...
A Mix & Match Mixed Media Sampler and Color Gelatos & Clear Stamp kit!
All you have to do is leave a comment on my Design Memory Craft blog posts for your chance (one comment per post. )
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