Saturday, 11 June 2011

Nigel's CCTV Pieces

I gave Nigel an intricate Hero Arts stamp to work with.  Here are his three pieces and his words describing his method and products used.

Web Card
Fold A5 craft card in half with crease at the top.
Stamp with Stampotique spider web (3025) and edge with Brushed Corduroy DI
Cut textured card to size and colour with neutral DI. Stamp with Swirly Bird, and fix to main card.
Print William Blake quote onto textured card, cut to size, edge with Brushed Corduroy and fix to main card.
Bon Voyage
Fold A5 card in half with crease at the top.
Colour top right corner with metallic inks (cats eye or similar)
Apply Tim Holtz compass mask over metallics, and colour the whole card with Red/Brown Distress Inks
Remove mask
Stamp swirly bird lower left and apply sentiment with rub-ons

Paint 4x5 canvas with background colour, and apply a layer of tissue paper. Allow to dry.
Apply Crafty Individuals Postage stamp image (CI 198) to paper, colour with waterproof markers and glue to Canvas.
Using Stazon (or other waterproof ink) stamp Swirly Bird onto thin tissue.
Apply a layer of diluted PVA to the canvas and carefully apply stamped tissue. Smooth out air bubbles with a soft brush, and crease where required.
When dry age the canvas and tissue with Distress Inks.


  1. what a wonderful stamp... used to great effect.

  2. Great stamp Nigel and used beautifully. Tracy x


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