Kim Hughes is here share a beautiful stamping technique with us. Using a clear acrylic stamp, Kim will show us how to soften the finished look by using different coloured inks.
Here is Kim with her tutorial:
I’d like to show you how to soften a stamped image when using clear stamps. Using different inks will give you different looks. I have found that you can soften an image by combining 2 different types of ink.
First, apply a dye-based ink to the image (clean after stamping).
Second, tap a chalk ink lightly around the edges of the image; on top of the already inked stamp.
Then press onto your paper.
This adds beautiful texture to your image, while softening the edges.
I only use this technique with inks that are very close in colour.