I meant to take photos at the Scrapbook Expo today…
The first booth we went to had a “no photography” sign. After that, it was too late! I was so busy gawking at things (does anybody use that word any more?) to remember to take any pictures.
But I did come away with this nifty little sample of a marbling technique. It’s from a company called Local King Rubber Stamps. They specialize in solid-image stamps like the car above. Instead of a stamp where the outlines of the image are raised up, they make the outlines indented and the insides of the image raised up to take the ink.
They scribbled (literally) directly on the stamp with their markers to get the marbling. They have their own line of water-based markers that they say will stay wet for 6 minutes on the rubber. As they scribble one color over another, the inks blend to give the marbled effect you can see on the car.
It was an awesome demonstration, but I couldn’t buy everything! I’m going to try to see if I can get a similar effect with markers I already have. But I will share some of the things I saw and did buy in other posts to come.
It was sooo much fun!