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Monsters In Space - 08/01/2023

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Black card blank 8 x 5 3/4"

White card 7 1/4 x 5 1/4"

Kraft card 7 x 5"

Black card 6 3/4 x 4 3/4"

White card

Masking sheet/copy paper

Avago Ink Designs Graffiti Monster A5 Stamp Set

Avago Ink Designs Graffiti Monster 7 x 5" Stamp and Die Set

Avago Ink Designs Graffiti Monster 7 x 7" Stencil and Stamp Set

SBM Hybrid Ink Pad: Midnight

SBM Pigment Ink pad: Cotton

Thirsty Brush UnLtd Neon Paints: Collection 1 & 2

Paint brush

Imala White gel pen

Black pen

WOW heat tool

Eureka 101 Watercolour Tablet

SBM Magnetic glass mat

Paper Trimmer

Perfect Together Glue

Foam pads

Die Cutting machine



How To Guide - Step 1

Stamp the "planet" background stamp on to a masking sheet, or you can use copy paper and fussy cut to create a "mask". 

How To Guide - Step 2

Place your "mask" across the bottom third of the black card cut to 6 3/4 x 4 3/4". 

How To Guide - Step 3

Create a galaxy background using your neon paints. 

How To Guide - Step 4

Once the ink is completely dry, splatter with the Cotton ink. If possible allow to dry naturally, although pigment ink is slow drying and you may need to give it a helping hand with your heat tool. 

How To Guide - Step 5

Remove the mask and restamp the background with the Cotton ink, using your paint brush and a little water to move the ink, creating shadows to your planet. 

How To Guide - Step 6

Stamp a few random comets/meteors on to your background, before setting it to one side to dry. 

How To Guide - Step 7

Stamp these cheeky monsters/aliens, on to white card with the hybrid Midnight ink. Use the coordinating dies to cut them out. 

Colour in with your Gossip alcohol pens. 

Tip: Place a sheet of copy paper underneath, to protect your work surface from the alcohol ink that bleeds through the card. 

How To Guide - Step 8

Adhere one flat in the bottom right corner and the second one with foam pads, in front of the first, trimming off any overhang, as seen here. 

Pop to one side. 

How To Guide - Step 9

Use a black pen to draw around one of the speech bubbles. Stamp the sentiment in the centre, with the Midnight ink, before cutting it out. 

How To Guide - Step 10

Randomly stamp the comet and Moon off the edges of the sentiment bubble, in the Midnight ink. 

How To Guide - Step 11

Adhere your artwork on to the kraft card, cut to 7 x 5", then on to the white card cut to 7 1/4 x 5 1/4 and finally on to the front of your black card blank. 

How To Guide - Step 12

Adhere your sentiment bubble with foam pads, where required. 

How To Guide - Step 13

To finish, use your black pen and white gel pen to add detail, accents and highlights to your monsters/aliens, as required.