Category Archives: Watercolor

(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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(2016 c18) Ellen Hutson Hydrangea with Pretty Pink Posh Sequins

Challenges Entered: EllenHutson: Mix It Up – Use Essentials by Ellen & Pretty Pink Posh Products SimonSaysStamp:  Make your own Background (Mon.) CreativeEmbellishments:  March Photo Inspiration & I’m Lucky to have 4 wonderful Grandkids DieCutDivas:  Something Spring WordArtWednesday: Chal. #221 – Anything Goes  ModSquad:  Its Easy Being Green MixedMediaMonthlyChallenge:  #22 – Photo Inspiration (Pastel colors of my …

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(2015 c79) Noel, Angel Watercolor Background

I first applied Art Masking Fluid by Windsor & Newton with a Kemper Spatter Brush on water color paper and let it dry.  Here is a great video by Heather Telford showing how to use it. Then I painted the background with a cheap set of Crayola Washable Watercolors, 24-Pack .    When it was completely dry …

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(2015 c74) Altered Journal Cover, MFP Stamps

Today’s project is a watercolor background with stamped  boat from the stamp set called Silly Shells 2013 from Mark’s Finest Papers.  I like how it looks like a ghost ship with the water showing through the sides! Challenges Entered: SimonSaysStamp: (Mon) Gentlemen PoweredByPoppy: Time To Rewind  – I chose The Sky’s the Limit

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