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« Reply #100 on: May 04, 2009 02:51:52 AM »

Ooh, thanks for the tip!  I went to buy masking fluid to play with, and it was $13 (unfortunately out of my budget).  I may even have some rubber cement around here somewhere...


Oooooh !! I have rubber cement too (somewhere Cheesy) and a white crayon!
I wanted to try this but didn't feel like buying that masking fluid so I can try this whoooot !!!(not just for now ... stupid school)
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« Reply #101 on: May 04, 2009 04:03:05 PM »

Awwwwww! I love that!
Thanks for the tut! I'll have to find that masking fluid here in Brazil!!
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« Reply #102 on: May 04, 2009 04:42:01 PM »

If you buy the masking fluid...don't be a dork like me...lol...buy the colored fluid...easier to see!
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« Reply #103 on: May 04, 2009 05:36:16 PM »

If you buy the masking fluid...don't be a dork like me...lol...buy the colored fluid...easier to see!
I had that issue too with my rubber cement. I added a tish of food color paste to mine and stirred it in. Made it a lot easier to see!
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« Reply #104 on: May 04, 2009 06:28:34 PM »

great idea!  i've already used almost half the bottle, so I'm thinking I will just go get another bottle and pour some into the other one...lol...

I just did my first ones today...separate post...i think i look like skeletor with those hands  ha ha  Roll Eyes
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« Reply #105 on: May 06, 2009 06:48:32 PM »

What a great idea, that masking fluid looks like it could really come in handy - once i find some!
Cool tutorial, thanks heaps!
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« Reply #106 on: May 06, 2009 07:16:31 PM »

Love this tutorial!  I had all the supplies on hand, amazingly, and made some for my mom for mother's day (posted here: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=303942.0)

Thank you so much for such a great project.  It was great fun!
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« Reply #107 on: May 07, 2009 04:26:57 PM »

So I used a couple of pictures that were handy, and came up with these:

My friend, rocking out:

(I'm going to paint the edges with black acrylic at some point to cover up the tape spots.)

Me being true to my islander roots:



I used watercolors from the tube, pan, and some watercolor pencil on the second one.  I basically just used a huge brush to do different colored washes first.  Thanks for inspiring me to re-take up watercolors!  I forgot how fun they are! 

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« Reply #108 on: May 07, 2009 09:36:16 PM »

wow, that's amazing I'd love to try it some time!

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« Reply #109 on: May 08, 2009 07:02:39 PM »

oooo looks fun, ill try this on the weekend
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