July 2013
Scrap & Stamp Arts;Jul2013, Vol. 15 Issue 4, p32
In this article, the author offers information on essential markers and blending tool methods for creating stamp images. She discusses several blending techniques including basic dimensional color blending and shading technique, faux watercolor marker blending technique and shadow blending technique. She also mentions that the watercolor paper could be blended and shaded by using a watercolor brush or tool with water which is known as water blending technique.


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