Craft Ideas for Adults | 11 January 2017How to Make Elegant Embossed Paper…With Your Car! Share article facebook twitter google pinterest Sure, you can emboss paper by hand, but why not try a way that is faster and a lot more fun? 101 More Mixed Media Techniques shows you how to create elegant embossed paper using your car! Embossing with a Vehicle Strings, twigs, leaves, rope, stencils, and other soft textural objects are perfect for these techniques. Step One Tear several sheets of paper to the width of your car tire or less. Moisten both sides of the paper with water, and stack paper inside a wet towel. Let rest for at least 20 minutes to soften. Step Two Place one piece of flattened cardboard at the front of a tire. Place the embossing items in a single layer on top of the cardboard. Step Three Remove the paper from the wet towel and place it on top of the items. Fold a large dry towel in half and place it on top of the paper. Step Four Place a second piece of flattened cardboard over the towel. Now, drive back and forth slowly over the cardboard to make the impression. Carefully remove the paper and set aside to dry. Buy from an Online Retailer US: UK: Explore a diverse array of adventurous mixed media art techniques with 101 More Mixed Media Techniques. Whether you are an experienced artist or just starting out, you’ll discover new, approachable concepts for creating and embellishing your own mixed media art. Inside this book, you’ll find a wide variety of versatile techniques, from printmaking and wabi-sabi painting to paper collage and resists. Each technique is presented with simple, easy-to-follow instructions and beautiful examples from talented mixed media artists. In addition to learning new techniques, you’ll also discover ideas and inspiration for using the techniques in your own projects. With a plethora of options to choose from, 101 More Mixed Media Techniques has something for every artist and is guaranteed to spark new forms of creativity! Share article facebook twitter google pinterest If you have any comments on this article please contact us or get in touch via social media.