A delicate splatter is pretty typical in card design these days. But, how about taking a page from world-famous artist Jackson Pollock and go crazy with the splatter? You’ll be amazed at the beautiful looks you can create when you just cut loose and fling that ink spray anywhere you want!
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supplies for creating Pollock style splatter panels
You don’t need much to achieve great results. In fact, you don’t need anything special! Of course, if you need to do some shopping, I always have supplies linked below and at the end of the post. But, before you shop, be sure to check out my Crafty Sales page for any deals you can take advantage of at your favorite crafting haunts.
- Ink Sprays (any kind)
- Splat Box or cardboard box
- Watercolor Card or Bristol Paper
- Paper Toweling
- Heat Tool
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steps to create Pollock style splatter panels
- Place paper into spray station to catch overspray.
- Spray ink spray (one or two pumps) into the cap or other small container.
- Hold the cap about 6 – 12” away and flick your wrist to create a splatter effect.
- Allow the ink to soak in and blot the excess with paper toweling.
- Dry with a heat tool.
- Repeat as desired with various colors and styles of ink sprays.
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