What are Scribble sticks? Quite simply they are sticks of color that are water reactive/soluble which means they react & play with any other mediums such as gelatos, watercolor, distress, dylusions, and so on. What I love about them is how much rich color I get from a small amount. I also love that they are pure color sticks – which means they’re very dry and hard which means I can’t break them and tons of shards don’t go flying like some other mediums.
I find that plain paper works, but I mostly like either treated (matte gel or gesso) paper or smooth surfaces or manila cardstock. I did not have success with these on heavily textured or even moderately textured surfaces. This is important because if you work mostly on paper? These may be the colors for you! But if you like a lot of coloring textures and such… well maybe not.
I created a video to show how I’m using these – here is a link to YouTube.
Below I will also (affiliate links used – thanks in advance for supporting my site!) list supplies used and a special code good at the time I’m posting this to Ellen Hutson’s site! I really am enjoying these colors they are bright and beautiful, and I’m loving that it adds some new (easy to store!) colors to my mix & match stash of mediums.
Ellen Hutson has a sale! (I’d like to think just for my birthday – ha!) 20% off all in stock items use code momsday17 when checking out. (more details below. In this post I featured:
Scribble Sticks – available as a set in stores now including Ellen Hutson
Small version of bee stamp I used
gel medium matte finish (or) gesso
Save 20% on EVERYTHING in the Ellen Hutson shop May 14th – 16th!
Upon checkout please use coupon code: momsday17
Sale is on in-stock items only, does not apply to previous purchases or the BCRF Fundraiser Set, and ends May 16th at 11:59PM PDT.
3 thoughts on “Coloring with Scribble Sticks”
That looks like a fun product! I love Dina’s scribble birds and the bee stamp. Happy birthday!
I like what you created and great video and showing what this product does. Lots of details and so glad you showed. I love tags. I really like the bee stamp and honey comb.
I just bought these so your video is perfect timing for me!!
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