Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Watercolor Scene

I've been facinated by watercolors ever since I started to play with this technique.  This entire card is created with watercolors.  


I started with creating the background using watercolor paper.  My favorite paper is Strathmore cold press 140 lb.  I love that it is textured on one side and smooth on the other.  It's heavy enough to work with lots of water and doesn't pill like some others I've tried.  I used blue and green distress inks to replicate the sky and grass.  Then I sprinkled some water droplets on it for added interest. 


 I stamped the cute bunny, his car and the flowers and colored them with watercolor markers.  I used matching dies to cut them out and then mounted them in the painted background.  


I then watercolored another paper and cut out the rolling clouds using a die.  After stamping the sentiment the card was finished.  


This happy bunny sure makes me smile!  


2 comments:

  1. Takes a steady hand TOR. It's definitely not for me to do but it looks really pretty and so does your new blog.

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  2. LOVE watercolor techniques! This card is so cute...just precious!

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