A new challenge fortnight over at Delicious Doodles' Challenges. This time we're asking you all to come out of that comfort zone with your tried and tested techniques and experiment!
There's a multitude of different techniques out there and I've tried so many of them in the last 2 years that I was a bit stumped as to what to try next.
I settled on trying to make decals to decorate crockery. This post is going to be about what not to do as opposed to "look this works".
I read up on the subject - a lot! One place that made it seem so easy was here Bought the paper specifically for inkjet printers. That's the easy part. Next was trying to source an acrylic spray. Not so easy. I found a spray that says it is acrylic. Specifically Winsor and Newton's Artists' Fixative. OK - it does say for pastel, charcoal and pencil, and it works for them - not for inkjet printer ink though :( Instructions were to use 2-3 coats. Well the first coat made the ink run. Tried less ink. Still no good. Looks like I'm going to have to find a different spray for my digital images I want to use.
The image used is of course from Delicious Doodles - Celtic Raven corner. I needed to keep it fairly simple for my first attempt but wanted it to be an image I liked.
Now get your thinking caps on and show us your new technique. Go visit the other DT members for more inspiration.