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White card blank 4 x 5 1/4"

Instant Artist Reflection A4 stamp set

SBM Hybrid Ink Pad: Midnight

SBM Premium Dye Ink Pad: Surfboard, Ocean, Heather

SBM Blending Spot Brush

White Imala gel pen

Circle mask (for the Moon/Sun)

Copy paper

Eureka 101 Watercolour Tablet

SBM A3 Magnetic glass mat



How To Guide - Step 1

Tear a sheet of copy paper to create TWO skyline "masks", placing one near the top and the other just under half way down the front of your card blank. 

How To Guide - Step 2

Use your blending brush to apply the Ocean ink, coming up from the lower mask, fading it out as you move upwards. 

How To Guide - Step 3

Use your magnet to hold your circle mask in the centre, coming up from your blended ink.  

How To Guide - Step 4

Blend within the rest of your masked-off panel, with the Heather, blending well where both colours meet. 

How To Guide - Step 5

Use a paint brush to splatter drops of water over the ink. Wait a few seconds before mopping up the excess water and ink, with a paper towel. 

How To Guide - Step 6

Remove the circle mask and lightly blend the Heather within your rising Moon, taking away the harshness of the white card. 

How To Guide - Step 7

Remove your skyline masks and allow the ink to dry thoroughly. 

Stamp your reflective skyline, with the Midnight Hybrid ink, across your inked panel. 

How To Guide - Step 8

Stamp the sentiment in Midnight, below and to the right, of the inked panel

How To Guide - Step 9

Use a white gel pen to add accents and highlights to your stamped image. 

How To Guide - Step 10

Your card is now complete. You can add a hint of glitter or sparkle if desired.