Friday, 6 March 2015

Crackled Rainbow

Hello, my Friends!
It's one of THE best feelings to see creative people make wonders with my products...
Today, Riikka is presenting her ATCs and oh, boy... did she have fun! :)
+ She's generously giving them away!


Oh my, oh my! I guess you have seen all the new wonderful goodies Finnabair designed and Prima launched this spring!
There’s lovely new stamps, Micro Beads and even more wonderful Mica Powders. I was so drooling over the products and was ever so grateful when a parcel containing them arrived.
So for this third post of the year I went playing with the new stuff and created some ATCs. It’s a set of six.


I started by coloring a cream colored cardstock using the new Mica Powders.
I made two cards using the same Mica colors and made three different color variants.
All the cards have the same two brown powders in them to keep the set consistent, the “Gold” and “Copper”, but there are also two other colors in each card. For the blue ones I used “Blue” and “Teal”, the red “Pink” and “Purple” and the green “Green” and “Teal”. 



Next, I added a layer of Clear Crackle on top and something wonderful happened - I didn’t expect the Crackle to draw the Mica also from the base but the end result was Mica colored the crackles – awesome looking detail, but very brittle!
So I needed a protective coating on top and used Soft Gel for that. I also ended up using the Gel as an adhesive a few times over the process.
You can see the whole process in the video I made.


Like often with my ATCs, all the cards are free for grabs! Please just send me a mail (rkovasin @ gmail.com) if you are interested. [edit: all the ATCs have already found their new homes! :) ]



I hope you have found this post inspiring and are eager to start playing with the Mica Powders and other products! Have a great day!
Riikka

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17 comments:

Susan Salyer said...

I love your act's. I now want to try the mica powders I had no idea they could do something this beautiful.
love the images you used also.
hugs

TangledBlueRose said...

So gorgeous! I really want to save up and try the mica powders as well. I love the texture with the micro beads! So fun. Love the video and thanks for sharing!~kim

Petrin said...

Lovely all! never have created ATC's!...This inspired me to start! tfs

Ilana Polakiewicz said...

This is amazing. What a super cool effect you've created. Thank you.

Elena said...

Riikka, this is amazing. I love your ATCs. Thanks for sharing.

Carol Woodley said...

Just wonderful and inspiring. Thanks.

Jeannette v.D. said...

These ATC are beautifull. Riika is soooooo talented !! Love here work and love the New stamps from Finnabair !

Georgie C said...

Love these!! xx

teri reed said...

Just beautiful, love your technique and how all of these came out. Great work and great images !!! thank you for sharing with us. :)

Kathy Bradley said...

Your ATC's are all gorgeous! The colors and textures are awesome. I will be buying some of the new mica colors - they are vibrant and lovely. As always, I enjoyed your video of the creative process. Thanks for sharing.

Julie said...

So very cool! Enjoyed the video!

maryz said...

they are beautiful!!!

selena said...

magnifique j adore!

Pauline said...

Really beautiful ATCs, and very inspiring! :-)

pluutjes said...

I love your atc's they are beautiful

Joi at RR said...

So fun and all so unique. Really great to watch. Thanks so much. j.

Kim Zook said...

Love thw colors and how you used the mica powder. Very interesting. Great job