We have some Day of the Dead crafting art tips for you!

Today we busted out our Metallic Water Colors by Hero Arts!  The very first step we took was heat embossing a skull face on our tag.  Placing the Metallic Colors onto our embossed skull makes for a great Day of the Dead theme!

The best part of this Day of the Dead paper craft project is the Hero Arts ink.  The metallic water colors give off a glitz and sparkle, which I am all about!

Shake your inks well and start with small drops of ink on a working surface.  I use the Tim Holtz glass mat.

I then use an aqua pen brush to add water to my inks.  Using water helps me control the ink and change the tones from light to dark.  More water makes the colors lighter with different options in applying.

Apply water to the ink, or draw on your tag with water only and add ink afterwards.  You’ll see that the water linings keep the inks inside with only a little ink bleeding to worry about.  I use this method when coloring the eyes in my Day of the Dead skull design.

Watch our Day of the Dead tips here. ↓

A quick recap for anyone new to INKTOBERFEST!

Like last year, we share a new ink, tip and technique every day.  That’s 31 days with 31 different inks.  With each day and each ink, we teach you new tip and technique with every Inktoberfest ink.

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Alexandra & The Prickle

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