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Resist Painting!

Altered Pages and Yasumoto Arts are cross promoting this month.

Resist is an easy technique I tend to forget to use. At Altered Pages we have several products you could use with this techniques: Faber Castell Gelatos, Niji Paints, Silks, Mica Paints, Splash Inks, even Dylusion Inks & Sprays. 
Today an am using my Faber Castell Gelatos and my Niji Waterbrush from Yatsumoto Arts.  This month we are cross promoting with   I found  a few  blank postcards to use the resist technique.  These will be perfect to send a quick note to a few of my girlfriends.
Watercolor Postcard stock
Black Ink
Clear Embossing Powder
Craft Mat
Paper Towel 
First, stamp the sentiment on the card and heat emboss with embossing powder.  On your craft mat scribble a little color from your Faber Castell Gelatos using a Niji Waterbrush apply color wash over the embossed sentiment. 
You could cover the whole card with color if you like.  Today I wanted to be a minimalist! 
Close-up resist with VersaMark and clear embossing powder.
I keep a heavy small crystal bud vase (tends not to tip over) with water and paper towel on the table to clean my brush between colors.   
Close-up resist with VersaMark and clear embossing powder.

Hope this inspired you to try the resist technique.

Be sure to stop by Yatsumoto Arts and see what they are creating with Altered Pages collages!


  1. Thanks for reminding me about the resist technique.

    1. You are welcome Jackie! Sad we forget these simple techniques!

  2. Wonderful refresher on a cool technique. Thanks for sharing.

    1. Thanks for stopping by Barbara! I love the technique and forget about all too often!

  3. I love the watercolor effects you got! Simple and lovely. Any friend would like to get one of these notes!

  4. Such a simple yet striking technique using your Gelatos Lyneen. Great cards to do when time is short too! TFS. xx


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