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Happy Halloween! No tricks today, just treats! ;)
As you'll recall, last week I promised that I'd write up a formal tutorial for the stars technique from last week's Art Journal Every Day post! This is the page I'm talking about:
Here's the easy peasey technique:
STEP ONE: Cut shapes from paper. For this tutorial I've used my ScanNCut to cut out some cuts of my handwriting. For the how-to on cutting your own handwriting with the ScanNCut, watch this tutorial:
I used my deep cut blade to cut up an old Equal box because I wanted my cuts to be thicker than paper.
STEP TWO: Place foil tape over your shapes, slightly overlapping strips of tape.
Foil tape is something you can buy at the hardware store. I believe it's used for repairing duct work. You can also buy large sheets of adhesive backed foil from your craft store if you don't want seams.
STEP THREE: Rub well, especially down into the crevices of the paper underneath. Be careful not to pierce the tape.
Here's the final result:
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I am a paid spokesperson for the ScanNCut, but all of the enthusiasm for the machine is my own! It's a tool that I love and use.