Melbourne Scrapbook & Papercraft Expo
Date: 21-23 Feb 2014 (Fri-Sun)
Time: 9.30am - 4.30pm daily
Venue: Royal Exhibition Building, Carlton (Melbourne, Australia)
To book, please go to the Scrapbook & Papercraft Expo Website:
Places are limited so please book early to avoid disappointment.
Class Details as follows:
Distress Ink Background Cards with Mel Garner
Skill level: Intermediate
In this class you will learn to use Tim Holtz Distress ink pads to create a variety of interesting inked backgrounds to complement your stamping and cardmaking. Techniques shown will include learning how to make masked backgrounds such as hillscapes, snowscapes, sunsets/sunrises and other landscapes. You will make between four to six cards in the class or more if time permits.
Class includes: Card making supplies to make six or more cards, ink blending tools, sponges. Your kit will also include two full sized Tim Holtz Distress inkpads which are yours to keep! You will also have use of shared class supplies including stamps and inkpads.
Students bring: Basic tool kit, non-stick craft mat, water bottle filled with water, black inkpad (Versafine Onyx black recommended), stamp positioner (optional, but helpful), four or more additional Tim Holtz Distress inkpads (see below), clean rag or sponge for cleaning water/ink spills, Stickles glitter glue in various colours (optional).
Note: Although inkpads are provided in the kit, please bring an additional four or more Tim Holtz Distress inkpads, if you have them. Recommended colours that Mel will be demonstrating with are: Squeezed Lemonade, Mustard Seed, Barn Door, Fired Brick, Spiced Marmalade, Ripe Persimmon, Brushed Corduroy, Gathered Twigs, Broken China and Peeled Paint.
Class cost: $55
Sponsored by Dragonfly Crafts: