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Pencil shaded background

Remember when we used to use a pencil to emboss the image of a coin on paper?
What fun that was ?!
Well, today, I have applied the same technique to create this awesome background.

Pencil shaded background 1

I rubbed my 2B pencil over a sheet of paper with a swirls rubber stamp underneath.
The effect is gorgeous, as you can see!!
I then added the stamped sentiment and this fun stamped armchair for a pop of colour!

Love the way it has turned out!!!
Do try it!!

Paru Mahtani
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Paru Mahtani

Based out of Mumbai, India, she is a stay at home mom, a passionate card maker and a photography enthusiast who regularly showcases her work at Kala Ghoda Art Festival in Mumbai

3 thoughts on “Pencil shaded background”

  1. Very clever card…love your technique too. Your beautiful and comfy red chair really makes your card extra special. Thank you so much for your sweet comments on my blog.

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