Watercolor Flora & Fauna

Sunday, August 17, 2014

 
Good Morning!
I had some time yesterday to get into my craft room.
I wanted to try watercoloring these WPlus9 Flora & Fauna 2 images.  Until now, I have just used the images 'as is' stamping the outlines. They look beautiful that way too, but I wanted to wait to try this technique until I had a little quiet and extra patience to take my time and see what I could do.  It's not perfect, by far, but I think it turned out pretty!
 
 
 
I heat embossed my images in white and then
I used distress inks as my medium.  I find that success lies in the patience. Drying in between adding layers of color.
 
  
I'm excited to try again!
Thanks so much for stopping by.
I hope you're having a great weekend!
 
Trying a new format with larger photos and text.
What do you think? Which do you prefer?
 


Cardstock: Tim Holtz Watercolor Paper, Recollections 110lb.
Stamps: WP9 Flora & Fauna 2, Lucky Stars
Ink: Versamark, Distress Ink Spun Sugar, Worn Lipstick, Fire Brick, Peacock Feathers, Mowed Lawn, Iced Spruce, Seedless Preserves
Other: White Embossing Powder, Shimmer Mist

11 comments :

  1. Lovely, so soft! Yes, I like the new format; easier on these old eyes!

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  2. Beautiful card and great new format!!

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  3. Beautiful! Love this card! I am all for larger photos and print..my eyes like it too :)

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  4. gorgeous card. The new format is easier to read.

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