Who knew there were so many ways to color images?! I’m sure there are a LOT more but today I will show you 10 ways to color stamped images. Pull out all the coloring supplies you have and let’s get started.
10 Ways to Color Stamped Images
Stuck for ideas on how to color on cards? More importantly, coloring on stamped images? I’ve got you covered with 10 quick stamp coloring ideas. Check out all these ideas using Stampin’ Up! Products to color images. There are so many ways to color images for card making. I sat down with some paper and tried to come up with 10. As I already said, I’m sure there are more. But these are my top 10 quick & easy ways to color your stamped images. Some of these techniques will even allow you to change the tone, or shade of your coloring mediums. Let’s see how many you already knew, or even if you know of one I may not have thought of. Let me know in the YouTube comments or the comments on this post.
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Pull out your Stampin’ Blends or any other Alcohol Ink Markers you have on hand and blend the colors on your image. See examples of when I used Stampin’ Blends HERE. You can do this on regular Whisper White Cardstock using Memento Ink.
Coloring on the Reverse Side of Vellum
Watercolor Pencils & Water Painter
Watercolor Pencils & Blender Pen
Inks & Water Brush
Inks & Blender Pen
Ink & Shimmer Paint
Create your own Shimmer Paint coloring medium. In any Water Painter add 10 – 12 drops of Frost White Shimmer Paint, then fill with 70% (or higher) Alcohol. I suggest depressing an Acrylic Block into your ink pad to pick up the ink. This way you can use the ink off the block and not transfer any shimmer to the lid of your Ink Pad. You can do this on regular Whisper White Cardstock or Watercolor Paper.
Coloring with a Dauber
Inked Stamps & Water Spritzer
Ink up any stamp then spritz the stamp with water before you apply the ink to the image. This creates a beautiful water-colored effect. You can do this on regular Whisper White Cardstock or Watercolor Paper.
Inked Background & Shimmer Spritzer
Ink up any stamp then spritz the stamp with Shimmer Spray before you apply the ink to the image. This creates a beautiful shimmery water-colored effect. (Create Shimmer Spray using the same ingredients for the Shimmer Water Painter above, except this time mix into a spritzer bottle) SEE Sprays Mixture Video. You can do this on regular Whisper White Cardstock or Watercolor Paper.
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