Category Archives: Watercolor

(2017 c57) Spellbinders, Little B & Ellen Hutson

I’m trying a picture tutorial today. On the finished card above you can see I Die cut Spellbinders Leaves A Fallin in the center of watercolor paper and then watercolored it.  The sentiment was cut with die from Little B called 100591 6 Piece Sentiments Dies.  Follow along: Picture to the right shows work on the back side of the …

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(2017 c52) Sunset with Brusho, Penny Black & Lawn Fawn

  The sky part of card was colored with Orange  Brusho Crystal Colors. Then cut the sentiment from Lawn Fawn called Thinking of You.  I tore the bottom to resemble mountains and mounted on another piece colored with Brown and Yellow Brusho.  The vegetation on the bottom was stamped with my Penny Black stamp called Pastoral and heat embossed in …

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(2017 c48) Turtle Journal Cover

Another Journal cover.  The stamps are from a company that has gone out of business, but can still be found on ebay and other sites, or if interested in gently used stamps I might be talked into selling some of mine. The turtles are from Shello Stamp Set from Mark’s Finest Papers Stamp Shop.  The sea shells …

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(2017 c45) Summer Butterfly

Background watercolor paper was colored with blue Color Burst by Ken Oliver , then cut out with Sizzix Thinlits Dies, Mixed Media by Tim Holtz 660220.  Another watercolor paper was colored with orange Color Burst and cut out The Happy Birthday  with Sentiments Three by Spellbinders as well as the butterfly  by Spellbinders called Die D-Lites Outrageous Butterfly S2-069 . Challenges entered: DieCutDivas:  Anything Goes …

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(2017 c41) Water & Wings plus Tissue Stamping

The background for this Journal cover was watercolored on watercolor paper with cheap Crayola watercolors.  Then I stamped the images on tissue paper and colored with Copics markers. The cranes were gently covered on the backside with white paint (so that the water wouldn’t show through as much through the tissue when decopauged to the …

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(2017 c30) Essentials by Ellen, Mondo Hydrangea

Products used:  Watercolor Paper, Gold Embossing Powder, Versamark Ink, Stamp set: Mondo Hydrangea by Essentials by Ellen Hutson Color Burst Liquid Metals by Ken Oliver;  Metalic Madarin, Metalic Saffron, Metalic Rose and a little addition of regular Colorburst for the centers of petals: Orange and Merlot. Challenges Entered: EssentialsByEllen:  Pin Sights Challenge SimonSaysStamp:  Anything Goes (Wed) …

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(2017 c23) Rock Salt Rejoice

Rejoice, Christ is Risen, He is Risen indeed! I prepped a piece of discarded corrugated cardboard by gluing designer paper over it. Then I put a thinned coat of white gesso over it and sponged the edges & streaks across the surface with Tim Holtz products:  Distress Paint Faded Jeans & Broken China.   I stamped …

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(2017 c15) Distress Oxide Ink, Unity Stamp, SSS & Hero Arts Prayers

My first project using my new Distress Oxide Inks by Ranger. I love them! The Prayer sung by Celine Dione and Andrea Bocelli is the song that is the inspiration for this card.   First I taped off the center area with painters tape and then stamped with Unity’s Heavy Chevy and heat embossed with white EP. …

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Bleaching plus coloring #2, Penny Black Stamp

Experiment #2 – Bleaching an image and then coloring. I started with watercolor paper & I used Powdered Pigments called Brusho Crystal Colors: Ultramarine Blue. Then used the same procedure as  previous post of Experiment #1. I used the Misti Stamping Tool to stamp the purple cardstock with straight bleach 3 times. (I just used a paintbrush …

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(2016 c20) Spring Scene following Sandy Allnock’s tutorial, I used Color Burst by Ken Oliver

For my little Spring Scene card today I followed Sandy Allnock’s Tutorial found HERE.  I used a different powdered Pigment product that she also uses sometimes called Color Burst by Ken Oliver. If your local craft store does not carry them, you can find them on Amazon.   Challenges Entered: RightAtHomeShop:  National Craft Month Celebration Hop – …

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