Tuesday, June 5, 2018

Creating a Mountain of Tacos | Masking Paper Technique

Taco Tuesday anyone?! Sounds delicious to me and this stamp from The Ink Road Stamps Iconic set is making me hungry. I think masking is one of those techniques for stampers that is so versatile and can be used in many different ways. I wanted a mountain of tacos to set the mood for this card.

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I started off making 2 masks by stamping the taco image from the Iconic stamp set on to masking paper. I was able to use just those 2 masks for the bottom layer but as I built up I did end up needing another mask. But these stamps are easy to cut out so it did not take much time at all. 

The hardest part, I think, is figuring out where to stamp that first image to begin the masking process. I picked the middle because it made the most sense to me for a mountain. Because it is stamped and masked first it will be at the foreground but I did stamp it off the paper so it blends well with the rest. 


Most of the time I can usually get a couple of uses out of the masks, these were pretty well used and the black ink had started to bleed through. So I did end up tossing them when I was done. 




I kept the Copic coloring pretty basic and added the white gel pen after coloring them to add in the highlight. Also, I really like how there was a "white space" on the left side. To keep that "white space" I added the heat embossed sentiment over the top of the taco mountain. Which helps break up the images but the sentiment is small enough so that I don't loose all that coloring hard work.  

For the inside I simply stamped the Taco image in gray. Below is a list of the Copic colors and all the other products I used. 

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Copic List

W1, W9
Y13, Y15
Y23, Y26
YR04, YR23, YR27
R05, R89
YG03, G14


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Simon Says Stamp

The Ink Road Stamps ICONIC Clear Stamp Set inkr021 The Ink Road Stamps COMPLIMENTS VOL. 2 Clear Stamp Set INKR010 Inkadinkado STAMPING MASK PAPER Dimensional Crafting 62-01022 My Favorite Things EXTREME BLACK Hybrid Ink Pad MFT 2986 Tim Holtz Tonic Craft STAMP PLATFORM 1707E Tim Holtz Tonic Craft SCISSORS Micro Serrated Non Stick 817 Neenah Classic Crest 110 LB SMOOTH SOLAR WHITE Paper Pack 25 Sheets Neenah Classic Crest 80 LB SMOOTH SOLAR WHITE Paper Pack 40 Sheets NH80LB40 Simon Says Stamp Card Stock 100# BLACK Black8 Ranger Embossing Powder SUPER FINE WHITE EPJ36678 Tsukineko Versamark EMBOSS INK PAD Watermark VM-001 Precision Heat Embossing Tool Gun Hero Arts PW200 Wagner Tim Holtz Tonic GUILLOTINE COMFORT PAPER TRIMMER 160E 3M Scotch PINK ATG ADVANCED TAPE GLIDER .25 Inch Adhesive Glue Gun CAT 085 RESERVE Tim Holtz Tonic GLASS MEDIA MAT 1914e

1 comment:

  1. This looks delicious! I love the way you colored these tacos. Awesome job with masking, too! Thank you for joining us at Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge!

    ♥Mindy

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