Flat colored backgrounds are, well, flat! It doesn’t take much to punch up all that space, so, put on your artist’s beret and get pouncing for a beautiful pointillist effect!
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supplies for creating pointillist texture with alcohol markers
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.
- Stamped image
- X-Press It Card
- Alcohol Markers
- Colorless Blender
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steps to add pointillist texture with alcohol markers
- Stamp image in hybrid or water based ink onto X-Press It or other smooth coloring cardstock.
- Optionally, fully color the background around the stamped image in a single, light color.
- Using the bullet nib, create a dotted texture around the stamped image with the Colorless Blender, Monochrome colors or Contrasting colors
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