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Ombré Cards with Gelatos


 Hello Friends! alexandra here with a tutorial on how to make Ombré Cards with Gelatos. Here are some examples I've made...



TUTO:
To make them, you'll need some watercolor paper, masking tape, a few Gelatos, a paint brush and some water.
Use four strips of masking tape to frame your card.
Apply various hues of Gelatos on top of each other.
Blend colors with a wet brush.
When dry, stamp a sentiment or an image. Heat emboss.
And add an embellishment.
The second card was done exactly the same way.
For the third card, I started the same way but instead of stamping a sentiment and heat embossing it...

I applied a small amount of gesso directly onto the stamp.

Alexandra

Thank You! Merci!


Alexandra

Alexandra Sirugue- Macleod  Born in Paris and living in Chicago, alexandra sirugue-macleod is a published Franco-American designer. She has a deep love for Arts and always enjoys trying new mixed media techniques to showcase her photography.

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Sharon Young

Oh, just so simple but the results are stunning. Thank You.

Jean Marmo

Just received Gelatos and am anxious to play! Thank you for showing me this!

Barb

Wonderful creativity, Alex! Love all three cards! What a neat trick stamping with Gesso! :)

Julie Tucker-Wolek

Wow wow wowwwwwwww! These are gorgeous!!!

Nathalie

Beautiful!!! Alors que je commence timidement à jouer avec des aquarelles je vois à quel point les couleurs des Gelatos sont riches! Trés belles cartes Alexandra!

Greta H

Thank you for the clear instructions, Alexandra! I would frame these cards if they were at my house--so gorgeous! Now I also have to try stamping with Gesso--what a great effect you achieved!

Lynnda

beautiful!... You are amazing Alex... hugs...x

nathalie aime

super joli ça donne envie comme toujours les explications d'alexandra sont top ...merci

Genmanou

Elles sont magnifiques !...
Colours and technicals are perfect !

maria f.

I'm in love with those colors you chose!

Paula Ponton (PEP)

I love the gradation of colour behind the gold & with the final one the effect of the gesso stamping to accent the arrow.
Paula (PEP)

Isabelle P.

Vraiment superbe ! J'adore !

Audrey Pettit

Love, love, love this look! I NEED more gelatos!

Sandi T

Wow! Great tutorial! Fun and easy!

margotlapie

magnifiques cartes !!!(comme d'hab !) Tuto extra , je vais tester car ça me semble plus maitrisable que l'encre ;)

Miriam Prantner

Beautiful cards, and a great tutorial, so easy to do!

claude

c'est toujours magnifique !

Feebellescrap

Trop sympa et superbe carte! ... C'est qu'ils me font envie maintenant ces gelatos ...
Bizzzz

Alexandra

Alexandra's cards are so beautiful ! I love !!

marie-christine

superbes réalisations et des explications très détaillées et illustrées!!!bravo Alexandra et merci!!
MC

Dematons Isabelle

Toujours des très belles cartes Alexandra et un tutoriel qui donne envie d'essayer tout de suite ces Gelatos!!! Mais où les trouve t'on en France??? Peux t'on les commander par internet et à quel prix?
En tout cas merci !!! Isabelle D

Isha

Gorgeous effect Alexandra. TFS

Katie B.

Really beautiful cards! I love this technique with the ombre effect, I will have to try it. Love it with the gold also. Great designs. Thanks for sharing.

Katie B.

AlexM

beautiful cards Alex! Simple and made with taste:)

Isabelle S

C'est très beau ! Je ne connais pas les Gelatos,ni leur utilsation mais le rendu est magnifique !

mel mccarthy

Fabulous technique. Makes me want to go shopping for art supplies!

Kelly Griglione

ooooh, the gold embossing on your ombre creations is just stunning! Wonderful tutorial too : )

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