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Join Us for a My Monthly Hero Make-Along!

Oct 08, 2023 Hero Arts

Our next LIVE Make-Along event is this weekend! Join Kelly Taylor to make along with the September 2023 My Monthly Hero kit. Gather your supplies and create a card with Kelly from start to finish.

👉🏼 When: Sunday, October 8 at noon PT/3pm ET
👉🏼 Where: Hero Arts Facebook and YouTube

In addition to the sold out September My Monthly Hero Kit, the following supplies will be used:

PS781 Luxe White Watercolor Paper
AF744 Caramel Core Ink
AF745 Cup O' Joe Core Ink
AF668 Pine Core Ink
AF665 Fresh Lawn Core Ink
AF661 Kiwi Core Ink
AF742 Wet Cement Core Ink
AF604 Azalea Core Ink
AF724 Raspberry Jam Core Ink
WM205 Black + Shimmer Tone-on-Tone Metallic Spray
WM209 Green + Shimmer Tone-on-Tone Metallic Spray
WM206 Orange + Shimmer Tone-on-Tone Metallic Spray
WM200 Fuchsia + Gold Two-Tone Metallic Spray
WM204 Ocean Blue + Gold Two-Tone Metallic Spray
WM202 Spring Green + Gold Two-Tone Metallic Spray
NK452 Gold Hero Wax
PW100 Gold Embossing Powder
AF419 Embossing & Watermark Ink
PS323 Pitch Black Cardstock
HT215 Hero Tools Palette Knife
PS400 Dove White Top Folded Cards
GW101 Precision Glue
MI004 Hero Tools Ink Blending Brush Small
MI003 Ink Blending Brushes
Paint Brush
Water
Non-Porous Work Surface like a glass or craft mat.
Foam Adhesive
Stamp Positioning Tool, ex. MISTI
Die-cutting Machine
Heat Tool
Low-tack Tape
Anti-Static Tool
Paper Trimmer
Gems

Instructions:

  1. Cut Watercolor paper in half so you have two 4.25 x 5.5 inch panels.
  2. Die Cut Autumn Frame from the center of one watercolor panel. Hold in place with low tack tape.
  3. Using the first stencil add Caramel and Cup of Joe Core Inks to the pinecone and acorn. Use Kiwi, Fresh Lawn, and Pine to add Shading to the leaves. Use Wet Cement lightly to add shading underneath the Mushrooms.
  4. Using the second stencil with Wet Cement lightly to add shading underneath the Mushrooms. Use Caramel and Cup of Joe Core Inks add color to the acorn. Use Kiwi, Fresh Lawn, and Pine to add Shading to the leaves on this layer.
  5. Using the third stencil add shading the pinecone and acorn with Cup of Joe Core Ink. Add color to the mushroom caps with Azalea Core Ink. Add shading to them with Raspberry Jam Core Ink. Use Kiwi, Fresh Lawn, and Pine to add Shading to the leaves on this layer.
  6. Tap out a small amount of powder from Green + Shimmer Tone-on-Tone Metallic Spray, Spring Green + Gold Two Tone Metallic Spray, Orange + Shimmer Tone-on-Tone Metallic Spray, and Fuchsia + Gold Two Tone Metallic Spray, into separate piles onto your work surface.
  7. Add a small amount of water to and paint onto die cut piece matching the watercolors to the ink colors previously used. Use paint brush to splatter some of each color onto the die cut piece. Set aside to dry. Do not clean up spray piles.
  8. Add clean water to your second watercolor panel. Concentrate water to the center. Tap some powder from the Black + Shimmer Tone-on-Tone Metallic Spray towards the bottom of the water. Working upwards drop in powder from Green + Shimmer Tone-on-Tone Metallic Spray, Ocean Blue + Gold Two Tone Metallic Spray, and Spring Green + Gold Two Tone Metallic Spray. Tap with paintbrush until happy with the background blending. Add spatters of your spray piles into background. Set Aside to Dry.
  9. Reapply the last stencil (detail layer) and add Gold Hero Wax using the Hero Tools Palette Knife or your finger. Clean stencil immediately. Set Aside to Dry.
  10. Treat Pitch Black Cardstock with your anti-static tool. Stamp sentiment with Embossing & Watermark Ink. Sprinkle on Gold Embossing Powder, tap off excess, and heat set. Trim into labels.
  11. Adhere background panel to card base using Precision Glue. Adhere die cut panel to background with foam adhesive. Adhere sentiment labels with foam adhesive. Add gems.

If you cannot join us for the live event, no problem! The video will be available to watch on replay on YouTube or Facebook whenever it is convenient for you.

We hope to see you there!

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AF668 Pine Core Ink | Hero Arts
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AF665 Fresh Lawn Core Ink | Hero Arts
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AF661 Kiwi Core Ink | Hero Arts
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AF744 Caramel Core Ink | Hero Arts
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AF745 Cup O' Joe Core Ink | Hero Arts
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AF742 Wet Cement Core Ink | Hero Arts
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AF604 Azalea Core Ink | Hero Arts
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AF724 Raspberry Jam Core Ink | Hero Arts
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WM205 Black + Shimmer Tone-on-Tone...
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WM209 Green + Shimmer Tone-on-Tone...
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WM206 Orange + Shimmer Tone-on-Tone...
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WM200 Fuchsia + Gold Two-Tone...
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WM204 Ocean Blue + Gold Two-Tone...
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WM202 Spring Green + Gold Two-Tone...
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NK452 Gold Hero Wax | Hero Arts
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PW100 Gold Embossing Powder | Hero Arts
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AF419 Clear Embossing & Watermark Ink...
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PS323 Hero Hues Premium Cardstock...
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PS400 Hero Hues Dove White Top Folded...
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HT215 Hero Tools Palette Knife | Hero...
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GW101 Precision Glue | Hero Arts
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MI004 Hero Tools Ink Blending Brush...
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MI003 Ink Blending Brushes | Hero Arts
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PS781 Luxe White Watercolor Paper |...
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