Treasure Frames and Quotes Video Lesson
Renaissance techniques over tan tiles can produce amazingly striking images. This is one of my all time favorite tiles, and in this lesson I show you EXACTLY how it was created.
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In this lesson You will learn:
Develop your own "Tan Parchment" tiles using distress ink and regular cardstock paper
How to center, frame and transfer a quote on to a tan tile
How to plan composition of the tile for maximum use of the space
How to create Zentangle® Renaissance techniques with brown and black pen
How to plan and create beautiful 3-Dimensional tangled frames around your quotes
How to use add white higlights and dark shadows
How to produce an antiqued, treasure map look
And so many tips and tricks!
Almost a sequel to the stunning Tan Treasure lesson: learn how to create beautiful dimensional frames around quotes using Renaissance techniques over tan paper.
Materials and Supplies needed
General pens, pencils and supplies:
- Sakura Pigma Micron 01 (0.25mm) in Black and Brown
- Copic Sketch gray marker N2 and N4(you can also use just a black colored pencil if you prefer)
- Copic Sketch light brown marker E34 (you can also use another light brown marker or light brown colored pencil)
- Regular pencil (my favorites for this project are F and 2B)
- Rust dark orange ink or watercolor. I use distress ink Spiced Marmalade in the video, but even better is Rusty Hinge by Tim Holtz. Also a Paintbrush and water.
- Light gray, yellow, orange, white and dark brown colored pencils
- White gel pen. I use Sakura Gelly Roll.
Tan paper and tiles:
You'll create your own tan tiles:
White Strathmore Vellum 4x4 inchartist tiles (or Thunderbolt card stock (a little thinner than I like, but excellent value for the money).
Distress ink pad in brown (I suggest the color "Gathered Twigs" from Tim Holtz)
Optionally, you can also use distress ink in spray bottle
A spray bottle with clean water
- A large plastic container with tall sides
- A hair dryer or heat gun
White charcoal or pastel pencil:
You will need a white pencil made of pastel or charcoal. My favorite is the Pitt Pastel, but you can also you can also use any white charcoal or pastel pencil. Do NOT use colored pencils, use only charcoal or pastel.
You'll learn how to make your own "Tan Parchment" tiles:
Learn to create incredible 3-dimensional tangled frames around your favorite quotes
This lesson is an intermediate/advanced lesson.