Saturday, January 22, 2011

Stamping & Colouring on CD's

...and so begins another year! This first class that I'll be teaching at Scraptivate is the cover of ATC Technique Book #5 - Stamping & Colouring on CD's. I can't show you the cover yet as it has beads on it and needs to be photographed as opposed to scanned. Below are the first 3 samples of this particular technique.

"Kiss"... (alcohol inks in eggplant and pesto to colour the cd)

"Reflection"... (Glimmer Glaze in Cowboy to colour the cd)

"Eternal melancholy"... (Glimmer Glaze in Waterfall to colour the cd)

You need to heat the cd before you try and cut it otherwise it will either shatter or you'll lost the silvery reflective coating that gives it the holographic look that you want. I applied colour in three different ways - ordinary acrylic paint, alcohol inks and also the Tattered Angels Glimmer Glaze. All available at Scraptivate of course! The glimmer glaze works on acetate and metal too!
When I post a picture of the front cover you will see the 3 different methods that I have used for colouring the cd's. You colour the side of the cd where the cd is actually written on.....that is, not the side that has images and other information of a purchased recorded cd. Hope that makes sense? Questions???....ask away. ;-)