I was going to use Fishtail "dies" for a card project, but opted to go the Mixed Media route, using the Gelli Plate and Fish stamps from Fred B. Mullett.
To create the background panel, I applied DecoArt Americana Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paint in Coastal Waters, Citron Green and Orange Sherbet to my Gelli Arts Plate, then added the Dottie and Jacks Stencils from Just a Trace, and randomly stamped the fish images from Fred B. Mullett directly onto my plate. Stamping directly onto the Gelli Plate left more of a "bleached" image when I pulled my print. (Sorry for the dark photo of the pulled print - but I wanted you to see the results of stamping onto the Gelli Arts Plate.) Be sure to clean your stamps immediately if you try this so you are not scrubbing paint from your stamps!
Once the background panel was completely dry, I stamped the images again using Ranger Black Archival Ink.
Stamps - Fred B. Mullett
Ink - Ranger Black Archival, Ranger Gathered Twigs Distress Ink
Card Stock - Mixed Media Paper, Bermuda Breeze, Black
Other - Brayer, Gelli Arts Plate, DecoArt Americana Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paint in Coastal Waters, Citron Green and Orange Sherbet, Just A Trace Dottie Stencil, Ink Blending Tool
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