For this project, my substrate was 140-lb. hot-press watercolor paper. I brushed it with a coat of a rich deep gold made by Golden --
After the paint dried, I added stencils with masking tape to hold them secure --
Stencils shown above are (on the far right) my 9" X 12" Borders #2 stencil,
-- and (bottom left) part of my 9" X 12" Boxed Vines stencil;
and my 6"X6" Mimosa stencil (upper left)
and my 6"X6" Kaleid stencil (top row, middle.)
I very lightly pounced thru the stencil openings with a Ranger alcohol ink applicator and just a few drops of Ranger alcohol inks, pictured below.
|Note at the top of this photo: (L) Bottles of Ranger alcohol inks and (R) the applicator|
Below is the sheet of gilded paper after the stencils were lifted off.
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