10 Ways to Resist Ink Techniques!

Happy Saturday everyone! It’s Shari here with 10 Ways to create a resist for your inking. What is resist you say? It’s creating a barrier between your paper and ink. A lot of the time the look is a white pattern with color around.

Back in the day… before we had so many great products, resist was done with VersaMark ink and glossy paper. It’s still a great technique, but there are many more ways to achieve the same or similar look.

I’ve shot a video show my 10 ways! I’ve included:

You can view the video below or on our YouTube Channel.

I created a card with a few of my resist circles. I thought they looked so happy and cheery and that they could be balloons!


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Thanks for hanging with me today, hope you have a great week-end!!

  1. Now that is a fabulous technique post/video. Thank you Shari, really enjoy your videos every time!

  2. I never knew there were so may ways to resist. I learned about Versa Mark first–thought that was like Magic:) After that I learned a few other techniques. Thanks for sharing more techniques, Shari.

  3. I have tried a couple of types of resist, it was good to see more. I am definitely trying the fineline.

  4. Thanks so much for organizing and sharing all these techniques. The card is so simple and cute.

  5. Very cute card! Thank you for these tips! Didn’t know you could use some of these products for resist! Will be trying these very soon!

  6. Awesome video! Thanks so much for sharing all of these techniques, enabling this newbie to learn and experiment! Your card is just adorable!

  7. Love the card, & your video is exceptional. I learned a lot watching, & look forward to trying these products that are new to me. The fine tip applicator on your glossy accents looks great- now I want one. Thanks!

  8. What a fun informational, inspirational video…loved all the different ways to get the same end result…and, I have a bunch of that stuff…LOL…off to play…

  9. Great techniques-have to look for the applicator tip you attached to the Glossy Accents. Thank you.

  10. What a great tutorial, Shari! I love learning ways to s-t-r-e-t-c-h my supplies. BTW, what was that little rectangle of foam you were using to apply the gesso, paints and gel?

  11. Thanks for a nice tutorial and fun way to display the results! I want to make a flower garden of embossed/resist flowers and plant them in my craft room with the type running up the stems for a easy and cute reference guide.

  12. Now that is a great technique post/video, so glad to see all this together. Thanks for Sharing.

  13. This is a nicely edited video. Thank you for showing these techniques. I have wanted to understand the resist technique for a while now.

  14. Really good review of all the various resist products. Thanks for doing it so thoroughly and succinctly Shari.

  15. I had NO idea you could do resists so many ways. Thanks for the excellent tutorial. Definitely going to try some of these out. And BTW – very cute card using the circles as balloons.

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