Wednesday, 26 August 2009

An Ink Splat Experiment

Hey Peeps,

I spent the day yesterday getting elbow deep in ink...yes, I actually managed to get ink on my fingers, toes, arms....oh and a little sneaky splat on my neck!

And how did this happen? I went to see Jennie and she got out her OH's compressor...and then some alcohol inks and some glossy card...and we got playing! I have done this with a can of air before but never with a compressor..and wow, what a cool effect...basically, drop a bit of ink onto the card and blast with the air...and hey presto...an ink splat!




I have stamped three of the pieces I made...using Tim Holtz collection stamps and Ranger Archival ink.




I love this one the most...I had used Metallic Mixative Gold on the cardstock and stamped the raven over the top....so it looks like it is flying across the moon...well, that is what I think anyway!




Jennie is doing a "how to" on her Blog...click here for the info :O))

Thanks for looking

Hels x

21 comments:

Linda Elbourne said...

Looks like you two had great fun! Glad you had a good day!

Dan said...

Lovely vibrant colours!

Minxy said...

Oh these are splat-tastic hun, love the cat one xx

kerry said...

Ink on your neck !!!!!! Hels that bad even for you :-)
I love the effect it gives-great

* Shaz * said...

these are brilliant Hels glad you had a good time xx

Ann said...

Fabulous Hels - I love the colours xx

Hels said...

Thanks peeps x

Shar said...

Cool compressor canvases!! Beautiful backgrounds! Oksy, I'll stop being alliterative now.

Joy said...

Fantastic Hels, My other half has a compressor - don't think he'll let me near it though! xx

Tinkertaylor said...

Fab effect I love the cat one best, I think! I'm sure OH has a compressor in the garage off to check.

Gerrie Johnnic said...

What a hoot! My kinda stamping, luv 'em!

Effie said...

What a fab technique.. look great!

craftytrog said...

Wonderful! I want one of those compressor thingys! :o)

Jackie said...

I really love the 3rd one - very spooky in a nice way:)

Andrea said...

if I used a compressor I would be wearing more of it than the paper, love the look of what you have made and the colours are just fabulous xx

joanne wardle said...

fabulous! love the effect! I bet you had a right laugh!

Ang C said...

Fantastic effects

Hels said...

Thanks peeps x

Laura said...

Looks like you had great fun! I have just left a message for Carol. I did something similar with a straw but it did not spread as well. I love this look will have to try it.

PatBowman said...

Wow - sounds like you two had a "blast"!!!! Love the results!

Lynn Stevens said...

It looks like you two had a wonderful time. ink stains and all! My favorite is the raven also!

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