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An ocean tag with Mou

Hi everyone, Mou here with today's pictorial of an ocean tag!

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To make this tag, I used:

Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft Gesso

Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft Whipped Spackle

 
Others: tag, paint brush, stamps, acrylic block, twine
 
Now, let me walk you through the steps

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Brush on gesso to the tag.

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Ink up shell stamps with Stamper's Big Brush pen to cover only the areas you want to stamp.

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Color the stamped shells with Aquarelle watercolor pencils. Blend colors with wet brush.

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Color the background with Gelatos colors and blend with wet brush.

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Apply Whipped Spackle through stencil on the tag with palette knife. Add a 3D sticker to embellish the tag.

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Tie twine to the tag to finish.

Hope you enjoyed today's tutorial and would make your own ocean tag. 

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It's so beautiful! I love the colors you used, Mou. It's a gift all by itself. Your tag would love great framed. Thank you for sharing it.

BEAUTIFUL tag Mou!!!
LOVE it ALL, especially your Whipped Spackle bubbles :)

That is so lovely Mou! I will have to try this technique next time I'm doing something ocean/beach/fish themed! Superb! Thanks for the great inspiration and for sharing your wonderful tag!

A very lovely tag Mou. I'm really into anything to do with the ocean or just water in general right now. Thanks for sharing with us how you made this.

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