Trena Brannon

Embossing Folders, Die Cuts and Alcohol Inks

Embossing Folders, Die Cuts and Alcohol Inks

by Trena Brannon Hello Beautiful People! Today I’m sharing some fun techniques to inspire you to think about using your embossing folders and die cuts in a different way. Preparing the Substrate To start, I spread a thin coat of primer (K2) /gesso onto cardstock. I...

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3D Texture and Alcohol Inks

3D Texture and Alcohol Inks

by Trena Brannon Hello Beautiful People! Today I’m sharing a fun project where the focal point jumps off the page as 3D texture. This technique can be used in a greeting card or on a piece of wall art. Create the 3D texture on the focal point I spread a very thin...

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Resist Technique with Alcohol Inks

Resist Technique with Alcohol Inks

by Trena Brannon Hello Beautiful People! Today I’m sharing a fun technique that creates beautiful results. To start, spread glossy texture paste through a stencil onto Yupo paper.  Be sure to clean your stencils and tools in water right away. Note: I cut my papers to...

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Painting a Face with Alcohol Inks

Painting a Face with Alcohol Inks

Hello Beautiful People! I’m excited to share my first post here! I bought new 6” x 9” journal and knew I wanted to put a face on the front cover. After painting the back and front with a layer of gesso, it was ready for color. I dripped alcohol inks (colors shown in...

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