Hello friends, it's time once again for a new challenge at A Vintage Journey and this time we were asked to create Inky Wings. I took the challenge quite literally and pored alcohol ink on the Tim Holtz Wings. I wanted them to appear to have a patina. I found this great headstone at my local big box store so had to add some Halloween elements.
I began by covering the tombstone form with molding paste and spreading it with an old credit card. Once that was dry, I sprayed on some color and let it drip down so it could get in all the texture. For the RIP I stamped it on a piece of tissue paper with Archival Ink and then added it to the headstone with matte medium - the paper disappears and the lettering shows up. I added the ornate center, grunged it up a little and sprayed some more. To darken the edges, I used some Black Soot Distress Ink.
I had lots of different ideas as to what I wanted to use on this but in the end it came down to the Graphic 45 Steampunk Spells paper (one of my favorites) in the center and then adding the Tim Holtz wings after adding lots of ink. I added some inked leaves and then the fun new eyeballs.
I hope you have enjoyed my adventure into Inky Wings.
Until next time - happy crafting,