Hello everyone, long time no blog! I'm feeling better and taking advantage of it by getting crafty. I will have at least 3 new rubber stamp sheets to share with you all in the coming weeks.
For now, check out this easy way you can add clouds to your rubber stamp art using distress ink pads (colors used were broken china and faded jeans), a mask (stamp your main image on paper and cut it out), a stencil (draw a bumpy cloud ridge shape and cut it out too), and use a sponge/dauber to apply your distress inks.
Here's what it looks like in progress:
Here's a finished artist trading card using this technique:
(The ATC measures 2.5"x3.5", the Halloween Cat and Fairy rubber stamp was colored with Marvy LePlume II markers. I added some white highlights to the clouds and moon with a white pastel/chalk pencil.