Tuesday, February 24, 2009

Tutorial Tuesday-Shadows with wheels

Last week I posted this card and got a couple of questions on how I did the shadows on it. So I thought I would show you how to do it too.
It's a really easy technique, all you need to do it is paper, 2 ink pads (or cartridges) and a wheel.

Ink up your wheel with the darker ink and find the seam in your wheel. You'll use the seam to line it up on the paper.

Line your seam up with the edge of the cardstock. I like to pull my wheels so I can see where it's going, not where it's been, I find it easier for me to get straighter lines. If you like to push your wheels then you would still line up your seam but on the opposite end of the cardstock. Hope that makes sense.

Clean your wheel and ink it up again with the lighter color this time.

Line your wheel up again on the cardstock but this time, instead of right on the edge, line it up slightly over to the right. I just eyeball it, you don't want it right on top of your first layer.

Attach to your card or project.

Just a quick note. It was brought to my attention yesterday that if you're placing an order online at my demo website it's easy to miss adding your free SAB stuff. So here's a quick how-to so you don't miss it.

There will be a RED promotional box below your order you will need to click on the area that says CLICK HERE to add the FREE Sale-a-bration items to your order .
This promotional box will tell you how many SAB items you qualify for. Remember it's one for every $50 before tax and shipping. It's a small box so don't miss it.

Hope that helps, thanks for looking see you tomorrow.


Sue said...

What a great technique, such a simple thing adds so much to the image. Thanks for sharing.

lifesabeach32940 said...

Ruth ~

Wow!! Another GREAT Tutorial!! You do a very nice job explaining the techniques. In your opinion, which of the current Stamping Wheels would work well with this technique?

Thanks for your help and inspiration!!