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Friday, August 03, 2007

Image Transfer ATC's





I have just completed another 3 ATC's using the packing tape image transfer method. I chose images from glossy magazines and transferred them onto clear adhesive packing tape by burnishing the tape thouroughly over the chosen image. I cut out the taped images and soaked in water for a few minutes then with my fingers 'rubbed' off the softened paper from the adhesive side of the tape until no more remained. I then allowed the images to dry and then adhered them (they were still adhesive) to the ATC card background. You may need to use a clear adhesive such as glossy accents if they don't retain their own adhesive qualities. I have then used various techniques to enhance the images with backing papers, permanent markers, gesso, pearly doodles and chalk inkpads. The words were all stamped with black Stazon.

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6 comments:

  1. Hi Kym, yes I did a bit of artwork for a header.......glad you like it !

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  2. Wow, you were inspired by this one! These look great!

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  3. Hi Hazel........I really enjoyed what came out of my rather weird choices of subject matter for transfers. I enjoyed the decoration with different materials which totally changed the way they looked ! Glad you like them.

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  4. Thanks Paru's circle, glad you like them !

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