Thursday, February 2, 2017

Simple Watercoloring

Hello friends!
Do you love Watercoloring cards?
If you are like me who can't draw, but love the watercolor look...
you then need to get this stamp.
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 My trusty Zig Kuretake Gansai Tambi Watercolor came to the rescue. 

This is my result. 
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It's a delicate balance between watercolors and water. It's entirely up to you to make it "just right". Notice that it is YOUR creative license, so there is no right or wrong.

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I also can not stress enough about the importance of MISTI which makes lining-up the stamps so nicely. 

Ding---> create a barrier with clear-embossing powder! Just stamp the image in Versafine Onyx Black first, then pour clear-embossing powder  and heat-set it. The barriers prevent you from coloring the unwanted area. Love that!
Here is another version with this stamp, in case you miss seeing it.

Do check out the SALES over Simon Says Stamp if you love deals!
More new stamps from Penny Black (see here).
Here are what's new.
The coupon code "HEART" (takes $5 off) still works!
Thanks for stopping by!


16 comments:

Teresa Doyle said...

This is absolutely beautiful Virginia.

Tami said...

Beautiful Virgina, love the layers on the background, gives it so much interest.

Purple Princess said...

So pretty!!

alexandra s.m. said...

It's simply gorgeous!
You do watercolor like no other my Friend!
xx

Harriet said...

Lovely, Virginia, I truly appreciate your reminder...no right or wrong...those words tell us the freedom in creating is in our minds. Love the water coloring, love the heart and love the colors of the flowers.

Martha Herrera said...

WOW! ... I LOVE it.

conil said...

So delicate and feminine. Masterful coloring...exquisite.

Sharon Jones said...

You are really GREAT with those watercolours, Virginia! Oh, and, just to let you know...that Keyword DOES work on the order! LOL, you enabled me, my friend! :)
Hugs!
Sharon

Lynette @ My Craft Discovery said...

Oh how smart to use the clear embossing powder! I look at that and thought, "how did she do that!?" Really pretty card, thank you for sharing your trick with me!

snappy scrappy said...

So pretty!!

Lisa Elton said...

Oh, I like this! It's so pretty!

Miriam Prantner said...

So pretty! I love how you left the inside of the heart un watercolored!

Kathy Mc said...

Great, colorful heart card with just the right amount of watercoloring and white space. Thanks for the barrier tip, Virginia!

Elaine Thompson said...

Simply- beautiful Virginia! Thanks for sharing the card and the sale notice/coupon code for SSS. :)

Elaine Cook said...

What a gorgeous card! Love your watercoloring!

Sheila H said...

Your delicate water color background is so pretty, Virginia. Thanks for the tip re Versamark.