Monday, 15 April 2019

Layers and a Rust Effect gives an Industrial Effect

I haven't taken part in the Tag Tuesday challenge in quite a while.  The current theme is Anything Industrial which allowed me to try out various techniques.
I started by adding a couple of off cuts of the Tim Holtz Melange Tissue Wrap to a #8 manila tag, sealing, drying and trimming the edges.
I laid the Clarity Clockwork stencil over the top and blended Sepia Archival ink through it.
Replacing the stencil, I blended Acorn Archival ink into the centre of three of the cogs. I added colour to the corners too once the stencil had been removed.
I stamped all of the cogs from the Clocks and Cogs set by Claritystamp directly onto the tag, heat embossing in both Copper and black embossing powders in turn.


I went round the edges of the copper embossed cogs with a black fineliner to help them stand out against the background.
Using one of the chip board arrows from the Leonie's Arty Arrows set, I created a rust effect using the Pentart rust powder and reagents.  I added the powder to the chip board using distress collage medium.
The arrow pieces were added to the tag using acrylic glue.
Next, I added one of the Paper Dolls from the Ancestors set.
To finish, I gave the 'Seek' Quote Chip a coat of Antique Linen Distress Oxide and added it at the top.
I rather like the build up of layers and textures.  I hope it is industrial enough to fit the challenge.  What do you think?

4 comments:

  1. This s a gorgeous tag Sarah, love how you built up the layers, and thanks for showing the process shots. Thanks a lot for joining us at Tag Tuesday, great to see you again. Valerie

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  2. A stunning Tag..I love how you have created all the layering of each element..love it.
    Thank you so much for joining us at Tag Tuesday x

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  3. Super tag! Very Tim Holtz inspired!

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  4. Fabulous tag, love all the different layers. Thank you for sharing with us on Tag Tuesday.

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