Ink Blending with Colored Pencil Accents

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Welcome Back!

Today, I have a new video for you. This is a quick and easy technique that looks much more complicated than it is! I created some cards using simple ink blending with the Picket Fence Studios Life Changing Blender Brushes and then accented the images with Prismacolor Pencils. For these cards, I used the Wrapped in Love stamp set from the Pop-Art Flowers kit.

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For the Blue card that I show in the video, the Aquamarine and Kelly Green Prismacolor Pencils along with Ocean Mist Ink for blending.

For the Yellow Card, I used the Sweet Corn ink and then added some Goldenrod and Kelly Green Pencil detail.

And for the Pink card, I used Innocent Pink ink along with the Henna and Kelly Green pencils.

I love how different each one looks, especially the greens when colored over the blended ink.

Supplies:

Stamps- Wrapped in Love, All About You

Ink- Black Onyx, Innocent Pink, Ocean Mist, Sweet Corn, Gina K. Designs Embossing and Watermark Pad

Prismacolor Pencils- Aquamarine, Kelly Green, Goldenrod, Henna

Card stock- Heavy Base weight white, Layering weight white, Black Onyx

Gina K. Designs Fine Detail White Embossing Powder, Embossing Magic Pad, Wagner Heat Tool, Misti

 

Measurements for all cards:

White Card Base- 4 1/4″ X 11″, scored at 5 1/2″ and folded in half

Black Onyx Layer- 3 7/8″ X 5 1/8″

Floral Layer- 3 3/4″ X 5″

 

You can find all of the Gina K. Designs Supplies in our store HERE

I found a great deal on Prismacolor Pencils. Today, they are $89.07 (That’s on .59 cents a pencil!) This price is for the entire collection! You can find them HERE

I also LOVE this pencil sharpener. It’s important to have a good point on your pencils and this sharpener never breaks my pencils so it’s my go to. It has a metal component inside instead of plastic and it works so well!

You can find it HERE

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I hope you enjoyed today’s video and thanks so much for stopping by!

Make it a great day and Happy Stamping!
Hugs,

Gina K.

25 Comments

  1. Sue

    Wednesday, August 21, 2019

    What beautiful cards. Your technique inspires me to get out my pencils. Thanks for much for sharing

  2. Sara Alford

    Wednesday, August 21, 2019

    Thank you so much for the “how to”. I have the Prismacolor pencils, but don’t really know how to use or blend them. Your video was so very helpful. And thank you for always sharing the “where to buy” if you do not carry that particular item. You are so very special and kind. Sara

  3. Laurie Mielke

    Wednesday, August 21, 2019

    Beautiful cards. This technique seems quick and simple yet has beautiful results. Thanks for sharing!

  4. Linda

    Wednesday, August 21, 2019

    I always learn something new from you. Your artistic style is simple yet ever so beautiful. Thank you for your demonstrations of techniques. Kudos to your stamp designers for such wonderful stamp sets. Thank you Gina!

  5. Bonnie borgeson

    Wednesday, August 21, 2019

    Just lovely, thanks for inspiring and sharing.

  6. Margarita Navarro-Rivera

    Wednesday, August 21, 2019

    Beautiful cards and a great technique. Can’t wait to try it!

  7. Carol Maurer

    Wednesday, August 21, 2019

    Can’t wait to try this technique! All three cards are very pretty and do look so different.

  8. Henriëtte

    Wednesday, August 21, 2019

    Gorgeous cards Gina! I love this technique and will give it certainly a try. It looks just like you sayd if you put a lot of work in to it and its very quickly done.
    Thank you so much for showing this gorgeous inspiration.

  9. Marge

    Wednesday, August 21, 2019

    Beautiful card. Looks much harder than it is. Thanks for sharing.

  10. Aileene Fitzpatrick

    Wednesday, August 21, 2019

    I love the cards that you created and can’t wait to try it out. Can you provide an email where I can send questions to Gina K Design? I am trying to locate a stamp set. Thank you.

    1. Gina Krupsky

      Wednesday, August 21, 2019
  11. Freida

    Wednesday, August 21, 2019

    Love the cards. Love the technique. I will be using this.

  12. Clelie

    Wednesday, August 21, 2019

    What a great tutorial…love the soft look and can’t wait to try it myself!

  13. Vicki Kroll

    Wednesday, August 21, 2019

    Your cards are beautiful. You make it look so easy. Another great technique and I will try it.

  14. Dalyce Mangum

    Thursday, August 22, 2019

    Is the stamp set, Wrapped in Love stamp, you used available?
    I could not find it.

    1. Gina Krupsky

      Friday, August 23, 2019

      Yes, It just arrived in our warehouse and will be posted tomorrow!

  15. Judy Inukai

    Thursday, August 22, 2019

    What beautiful cards and a great quick and easy technique. I can’t wait to give this a try.

  16. ROSALIE JOHNSON

    Thursday, August 22, 2019

    Such beautiful cards – I need to use my pencils more!!

  17. Dalyce Mangum

    Thursday, August 22, 2019

    This card is so beautiful.
    Can you tell me where I can get that stamp?
    I cannot find it. Just in the kit and it is out of stock.
    Do you sell it separately?

    1. Gina Krupsky

      Friday, August 23, 2019

      It’s going up tomorrow! 🙂 It just arrived in our warehouse!

  18. Ginger Swearingen

    Thursday, August 22, 2019

    Love these cards! I just tried this and I’m pretty pleased at how it turned out. Thank you for the inspiration.

  19. Terrie D.

    Thursday, August 22, 2019

    Your cards look gorgeous! Thank you for sharing this fun technique. 🙂

  20. Maryann Bright

    Friday, August 23, 2019

    Gina what a beautiful set of cards, Gorgeous!!! I didn’t have the same stamp but close enough, I had most of the other items, it was very enjoyable to make my own. How satisfying this project was, and much easier than it looks. My cards turned out beautiful even though I’m new to card making. I’ve been in art since a little child but now I have the time and money to create. Thanks for your tutors I ‘vs learned so much from you and several other instructors. Art is so relaxing and brings joy to me and others. Thanks a million for your expertise and inspiration. God richly bless you for all you do. ❤😊🎨🌈🖌♻

  21. Mary Ann Johnson

    Friday, August 23, 2019

    I love these cards. I’m going to try this technique. I couldn’t find the pretty flower stamp set but I’m getting the ink and a few other things. Thanks for always giving us great tutorials that are so detailed.

  22. Connie Hinkle

    Saturday, August 24, 2019

    Beautiful cards!!! You make it look so simple 😊

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