Sunday, May 2, 2010

National Scrapbook day

How did you spend your Saturday?
I was lucky enough to get to spend it at Memory Bound where special guest Wendy Vecchi (Ranger Industries=ink=Tim Holtz=the king of grunge) came for the weekend to celebrate National Scrapbook Week. She taught 3 classes, but I was only able to take one. A techniques class on how to use the Ranger inks. It was amazing and very informative.

Here's Kellie, on left, MB store co-owner introducing Wendy to our class.

Our friendly MB staffer-Katie-fulfilling our every supply need-Thanks Katie!

My dear tablemates...Janis and Chris.


These ladies were at the table in front of ours...We, as usual, had tons of laughs.

At the end of the class, we all created a tag with the technique we liked the best. This technique was called Distress Ink-Wrinkle Free. Ink, water, a tag and a stamp. I love this watercolor look.

Tags my friends made...

Then, when I left. I was greeted by this amazing sky...

Hmmmm. I think I can recreate this with some recently acquired skills....I'll let you know how it turns out...

If you are not familiar with them, these are the inks we used: Ranger Distress Inks and Pigment Inks. And some amazing tags, clay coated...Who knew there was such a thing, but apparently the American Tag Company has them. And full size sheets too. Wow!

Clay Coated Board – Used in the production of folding cartons where brightness of color excellent printing surface and permanence of color are considered essential. It is a high grade paperboard coated with a clay finish.


Ma said...

Nice sky... glad I didn't have to fly through that wind shear!

Ma said...

That looks like almost as much fun as Sun 'n Fun Fly-in-week-trip-did-it-really-happen?!