an old scissors, cut apart a pop can and press it flat.
You are ready to construct a dimensional image which can
be glued to your stamped art project.
are two ways to stamp and color
color and decorate the image on
Adhere to the printed side
of the aluminum.
the image directly onto the aluminum
with black Memories ink.
Color with pigment pens. Heat set again.
Embossing powder or liquid applique can be
used on the metal
pieces to add shine or sparkle.
Metal can be rubbed with
black Memories ink or
Marvy metallic markers to add a weathered look.
out the image. Bend, twist or curl as desired, using your
fingers, a stylus, spoon, Q-tip, rounded stick, etc. to
shape the aluminum in a realistic way. You can either do
an entire image, such as a butterfly or cactus, or you can
do individual portions of an image, such as rose petals.
Substitute aluminum for the toled image portions of the
paper tole technique, and glue them in place over a stamped
image on your card. Aluminum gives durability and flexibility
to your tole designs. Adhere to your art project with a
hot glue gun or silicon gel.
curls may be made from thin strips of plain aluminum which
is curled around a toothpick, pencil or stylus.
EXAMPLE using this Technique