How to Make a Masterboard

Making a Masterboard Technique

Shared and Demonstrated by Sue Spencer at the November 2013 Transit Traders Meeting

1. Choose a light color of acrylic paint and spread a thin layer on watercolor paper.

2. Allow the paint to dry.

3. After the paint is dry, spread a thin layer of acrylic paint of a medium color

4. While wet wipe some paint away with a paper towel.

5. Allow the paint to dry once again.

6. Stamp rubber stamp randomly with a light color of ink.

7. Stamp rubber stamp randomly with a medium color of ink.

8. Stamp rubber stamp randomly with a darker color of ink.

*Note* Do not cover background entirely with rubber stamping. Leave some 'white' space.

9. Cut the Masterboard into ATC size backgrounds (2.5 x 3.5 inches) and it it inspire the rest of your creative process!