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Graphite Enhanced Image Transfer Technique

Happy Day Everyone!
Roni here with a fun new technique for you all to try....
This is something I came up with while experimenting with Orange Oil Image Transfers.
It's a fun way to get the hand drawn/sketch look
without having to have one stitch of drawing ability!
Print out your desired collage image in black and white on plain copy paper and trim.
I used images from the following collage sheets: Edgar Allen Poe - AP1552; Poe's Raven - AP1820; Vintage Vampires AP1817.
Transfer the image to your cardstock using the Orange Oil Image Transfer Technique (place the image on your cardstock, saturate with Orange Oil Cleaner, burnish with a bone folder and ta daaa your image has been transfered)
Let the transferred image dry completely.  This is a must...if you move onto the next step too soon you will tear your image to bits.
Now take a pencil - trace and color in the image.
Next, smudge up the image with your finger, a blending stump or Tortillon.  This is what really makes the image take on that hand drawn feel.  I like my images more smudgy and smeared but you can experiment with the blending to see what you like best.

Stop by my blog for complete step by step photos of this technique -
Hope you have a super day!!


  1. You can't alter more than this! Such a great idea especially for SPOOKY images!

  2. These are awesome Roni! I'll have to try both of those techniques!


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