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Watercolor Resist Card by Yvonne Blair

March 28th, 2015

Watercolor Embossing Resist by Yvonne Blair | www.rangerink.comWe are so excited to share a new tutorial with you in our project library.  This beautiful card was created by the talented Yvonne Blair.  Yvonne shares a watercolor and resist technique that you will want to check out.

Dina Wakley Media Week | Introduction to Dina Wakley Metallics

March 27th, 2015

Welcome to day 5 of Dina Wakley Media week!  Each day this week we shared a new video tutorial from Dina full of tips and techniques and introduce you to the latest additions to her Dina Wakley Media line.  Today we are including a giveaway of a collection of products from Dina’s Media collection.

Today Dina introduces you to her new Metallic paints.  Watch Dina create with the paints and share tips for using them.  After watching, be sure to enter our giveaway below for Dina Wakley prize packs.

Entering is so easy, simply click on the different entry options on the entry form below. Each option you choose is a separate entry.  You can enter as many ways as you would like.  If you already follow or subscribe to one of the options, click it, you have an automatic entry!  We will select 3 winners to receive one of the Dina Wakley Media prize packs!  Entries close at midnight (cst) April 3, 2015.

Good luck!

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Dina WakleyDina Wakley is a Signature Artist for Ranger Ink.  Her Dina Wakley Media line includes artist quality opaque paints, gesso and gel mediums, tools, stamps, and stencils.  You can learn more about Dina on her website DinaWakley.com.   View upcoming classes and events with Dina, projects by Dina and guest artists on Ranger Signature Artist profile page.  See more projects featuring Dina’s collection on our Dina Wakley Media Pinterest board.

Dina Wakley Media Week | Introduction to Glazing Medium

March 26th, 2015

Welcome to day 4 of Dina Wakley Media week!  Each day we will bring you a new video tutorial from Dina.  She will share tips and techniques and introduce you to the latest additions to her Dina Wakley Media line.

Today we have a video tutorial with Dina introducing her new Glazing Medium.  Dina shares how she uses Glazing Medium in her work along with tips for using it!

 


Dina WakleyDina Wakley is a Signature Artist for Ranger Ink.  Her Dina Wakley Media line includes artist quality opaque paints, gesso and gel mediums, tools, stamps, and stencils.  You can learn more about Dina on her website DinaWakley.com.   View upcoming classes and events with Dina, projects by Dina and guest artists on Ranger Signature Artist profile page.  See more projects featuring Dina’s collection on our Dina Wakley Media Pinterest board.

Dina Wakley Media Week | Printing with the Fine Tip Applicator

March 25th, 2015

Welcome to day 3 of Dina Wakley Media week!  Each day we will bring you a new video tutorial from Dina.  She will share tips and techniques and introduce you to the latest additions to her Dina Wakley Media line.

Today we have a video tutorial with Dina showing how she creates prints with the Fine Tip Applicator tool and a Gelli Plate.  Get ready to be wow’d at this fun technique!

 


Dina WakleyDina Wakley is a Signature Artist for Ranger Ink.  Her Dina Wakley Media line includes artist quality opaque paints, gesso and gel mediums, tools, stamps, and stencils.  You can learn more about Dina on her website DinaWakley.com.   View upcoming classes and events with Dina, projects by Dina and guest artists on Ranger Signature Artist profile page.  See more projects featuring Dina’s collection on our Dina Wakley Media Pinterest board.

Dina Wakley Media Week | Doodling with the Fine Tip Applicator

March 24th, 2015

Welcome to day 2 of Dina Wakley Media week!  Each day we will bring you a new video tutorial from Dina.  She will share tips and techniques and introduce you to the latest additions to her Dina Wakley Media line.

Today we have a video tutorial with Dina showing how she uses the new Fine Tip Applicator tool to doodle on her artwork.

 


Dina WakleyDina Wakley is a Signature Artist for Ranger Ink.  Her Dina Wakley Media line includes artist quality opaque paints, gesso and gel mediums, tools, stamps, and stencils.  You can learn more about Dina on her website DinaWakley.com.   View upcoming classes and events with Dina, projects by Dina and guest artists on Ranger Signature Artist profile page.  See more projects featuring Dina’s collection on our Dina Wakley Media Pinterest board.

Dina Wakley Media Week |Introduction to the Fine Tip Applicator

March 23rd, 2015

We are so excited to welcome you to a really fun week here at Ranger Ink!  This week we are celebrating all things Dina Wakley Media!  Each day we will bring you a new video tutorial from Dina.  She will share tips and techniques and introduce you to the latest additions to her Dina Wakley Media line.

Today Dina introduces you to her new Fine Tip Applicator tool.  You are going to love everything you can do with it!

 


Dina WakleyDina Wakley is a Signature Artist for Ranger Ink.  Her Dina Wakley Media line includes artist quality opaque paints, gesso and gel mediums, tools, stamps, and stencils.  You can learn more about Dina on her website DinaWakley.com.   View upcoming classes and events with Dina, projects by Dina and guest artists on Ranger Signature Artist profile page.  See more projects featuring Dina’s collection on our Dina Wakley Media Pinterest board.

Inspired by Tim | March

March 20th, 2015

Every month members of our team at Ranger HQ in New Jersey take a break from work for a bit of creative time.  They use Tim Holtz’s monthly tag as starting point for inspiration.  This month they were inspired by Tim’s use of embossing powder in his March Tag.  Each team member chose a different embossing powder to feature on their project.


Robot Card by Patti Behan | www.rangerink.comRobot Birthday Card by Patti Behan

Products Used: 

Tim Holtz Distress Paint:  Broken China, Tumbled Glass, Pumice Stone, Peacock Feathers, Picket Fence
Tim Holtz Distress Embossing Pad
Ranger Embossing Powder:  Superfine Black, Turquoise
Ranger Black Foam Adhesive
Ranger Foil Cardstock
Ranger Black Cardstock
Ranger Mister Bottle
Ranger Heat it Craft Tool
Ranger Non-Stick Craft Sheet
Ranger Wonder Tape
Ranger Texture Paste
Dina Wakley Media Palette Knife
Tim Holtz by Stamper’s Anonymous:  Chevron Stencil, Robots Blueprint Stamps
Tim Holtz idea-ology-Mini fasteners, game spinners, mini gears, mask sheet
Tim Holtz Alterations by Sizzix-Framelitz Birthday Blueprint


Dragonfly Tag by Kathy Paglia | www.rangerink.comDragonfly Tag by Kathy Paglia

Kathy chose bright Spring colors to encourage an end to this crazy winter

Products Used:

Tim Holtz Distress Stains: Mowed Lawn, Salty Ocean, Squeezed Lemonade
Dina Wakley Media Paints: Lemon, Lime, Magenta, Sky, Tangerine
Dina Wakley Media Gel Medium – Soft
Dina Wakley Palette Knife
Ranger Non Stick Craft Sheet
Ranger #8 Tag – Manila
Ranger Mister Bottle
Ranger Embossing Powder – Magenta, Black
Ranger Texture Paste
Archival Ink – Jet Black
Ranger 1/4″ Wonder Tape
Tim Holtz by Stampers Anonymous Stencil – Splatters; Stamp – Classics #1
Idea-ology-Crinkle Ribbon, Word Bands


Anniversary Book by Brianna Marosy | www.rangerink.com

Anniversary Book by Brianna Marosy

Products used:
Tim Holtz Distress Ink: Pumice Stone, Iced Spruce, Frayed Burlap
Tim Holtz Distress Paint: Brushed Pewter, Picket Fence, Evergreen Bough
Ranger Super Fine Detail Silver Embossing Powder
Ranger Texture Paste
Ranger Mini Ink Blending Tool
Ranger Glue n’ Seal
Ranger Multi-Medium Matte
Ranger Heat it Craft Tool
Ranger Wonder Tape


Have you created a tag or project this month inspired by Tim’s March Tag?  If so, be sure to post a link to it on Tim’s blog!  We love visiting there and see what you have made!

Pinterest Inspiration

March 16th, 2015

It is always funny where you find signs of spring… today it was on Pinterest.  Today we logged in to the Ranger Pinterest account to look for inspiration to share and found a board of butterfly projects that Pinterest picked for us.  How fun is that?  It was hard to pick just a few to share but we narrowed it down to some of our favorites.

We hope you find lots of inspiration.  Click the link below each image to visit the original blog post by each artist.

Twelve Tags 2014 NovemberClaudine’s Art Corner

Cheiron BrandonCheiron Brandon

Berdien WeideveldBerdien Weideveld

Emma WilliamsEmma Williams

We would love to see what you are creating too!  When you pin projects featuring Ranger Ink products, be sure to tag @rangerink or #rangerink so we can find them.  We can’t wait to see what you have made!

The Making of Mermaid Lagoon… and a giveaway too!

March 11th, 2015

IMG_6339Production on Mermaid Lagoon is rolling right along!  Shipping boxes are filling up and will be on their way to stores soon!

IMG_6340We are sharing behind the scenes videos all day today on our Facebook page.  These fun videos are like your own backstage pass to the production floor of Ranger Ink!  Be sure to check out our Facebook page all through the day!

IMG_0024Before you go check it out the videos, be sure to enter our Mermaid Lagoon giveaway below.  Three lucky Ranger Ink fans will win a complete set of Mermaid Lagoon Distress before it is available in stores!

Entering is so easy, simply click on the different entry options on the entry form below. Each option you choose is a separate entry.  You can enter as many ways as you would like.  If you already follow or subscribe to one of the options, click it, you have an automatic entry!  We will select 3 winners to receive one of the Mermaid Lagoon prize packs!  Entries close at midnight (cst) March 18, 2015.

Good luck!

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Textured Wildflower Watercolor Card by Bobbi Smith

March 9th, 2015

Textured Wildflower Watercolor Card by Bobbi Smith | www.rangerink.comAre you ready for a little springtime?  This lovely card from guest artist Bobbi Smith is the perfect celebration for spring!  Bobbi has shared a step-by-step tutorial for this card that combines Texture Paste, Distress Spray Stains, and Remnant Rubs.  Add a bright yellow cheery bow and you have the perfect greeting for friend.

You can find the tutorial on our projects page: Textured Wildflower Watercolor Card by Bobbi Smith

We are making a few changes to our blog.  In the future all of our tutorials will be on our projects page.  We hope this change will make it easier to look back and find previous tutorials when you need them.  We will share here on the blog each time we have a new addition to the projects page.  We hope you enjoy all of the inspiration you will find there!