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How to create simple pl cards with shimmerz inklingz

Create Simple PL Cards With Shimmerz Inklingz

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Hi there.  Today I am going to do a quick share of some Calligraphy cards using Shimmerz Inklingz.

Hi there. Today I am going to do a quick share of some Calligraphy cards using Shimmerz Inklingz.

Inklingz are solid water colors made by Shimmerz Paints with gorgeous iridescent shine, in many different colors!

Inklingz are solid water colors made by Shimmerz Paints with gorgeous iridescent shine, in many different colors!

To begin with you will need to activate the watercolors.  Just spray a good amount of water in what ever colors you plan to use.

To begin with you will need to activate the watercolors. Just spray a good amount of water in what ever colors you plan to use.

Leave it for a minute or two and then scrub with a brush to make the water you sprayed in there really well pigmented as is disks into the pans.  You want the consistency of creamy milk.

Leave it for a minute or two and then scrub with a brush to make the water you sprayed in there really well pigmented as is disks into the pans. You want the consistency of creamy milk.

Now the trick to being able to write with this liquid is to load your brush with prepared water colour and swipe it on the underside of your nib to load it with colour, ready for writing!

Now the trick to being able to write with this liquid is to load your brush with prepared water colour and swipe it on the underside of your nib to load it with colour, ready for writing!

Now practice on scrap paper, to get the 'feel' for your tools and mediums.

Now practice on scrap paper, to get the 'feel' for your tools and mediums.

Start writing out text,  sayings and words that will suit a range of themes in your Project Life Albums!

Start writing out text, sayings and words that will suit a range of themes in your Project Life Albums!

(This red in the recent holiday set is gorgeous!!!!!....Peppermint Twist.....mmmmm)

(This red in the recent holiday set is gorgeous!!!!!....Peppermint Twist.....mmmmm)

Keep writing.....Add a flourish here and there! (This sample is 'Spotlight White')

Keep writing.....Add a flourish here and there! (This sample is 'Spotlight White')

Investigate different colors....the gold collections are gorgeous on the black!!! ('Miner Miner' pictured here)

Investigate different colors....the gold collections are gorgeous on the black!!! ('Miner Miner' pictured here)

Another gold based colour!  (French twist)

Another gold based colour! (French twist)

Once they dry, round the corners with a corner rounder....

Once they dry, round the corners with a corner rounder....

I also tried some Coloringz poured into an aqua brush.... A more muted effect....still super pretty!

I also tried some Coloringz poured into an aqua brush.... A more muted effect....still super pretty!

Here are some from an earlier blog post that are just simply dressed and paired with some patterned paper.

Here are some from an earlier blog post that are just simply dressed and paired with some patterned paper.

I enjoyed this as you can see!!!

I enjoyed this as you can see!!!

Pretty much sums up my play with Inklingz in a calligraphy pen!

Pretty much sums up my play with Inklingz in a calligraphy pen!

That's it for today! Thanks for dropping in to the Shimmerz Blog today! www.shimmerzpaints.blogspot.com Visit my blog-www.lydellquin.blogspot.com

  • Shimmerz Inklingz
  • A straight holder and nib i used a Hunt 0
  • Water colour paper cut to size (3x4")
  • Black card stock cut to size (3x4")
  • Water spray bottle
  • A small paint brush
  • A jar or clean water for rinsing