Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Watercolor Your World - Technique Blog Hop

Thank you for joining us this month as we focus on one of our newest products, Watercolor Paints! I have experimented a little bit with them but am looking forward to playing with them a lot more.  I am looking forward to seeing the artwork that is shared through this blog hop and hope you are too!

If you are coming from Michelle's Blog, you are on the right track.  A complete list of participants is provided at the end of this point, should you need to refer back to it.  Now, shall we get started?!

I am about simple but fun and think this card totally conveys both of those principles.  While the focus of the card was to be on the watercolor, I had fun adding a few splashes of paint from the "Ink Blot" stamp set, a sentiment and some bling, of course!
This card front was created on our Watercolor Paper.  I have compared it to others and ours is beautiful, smooth and White Daisy.  Others I have experimented with our ridged and just not as nice.  Buy some.  I think you will agree!  

I did apply water to the area where I would use the watercolors before I applied color, to provide a smooth spreading of the paint.  I did heat set it with a heat tool before moving onto the next part of the card because I did not want to wait.  (It does not take that long to dry naturally.)  The splatters were stamped with Whisper ink.  The "Oh, hey" sentiment, "dots" and purple star are from one of the Hello, Life stamp sets that are only available this month.  (Be sure to order one or all three of them while you can in celebration of National Stamping Month.)  The smaller stars are glitter stars from the Fundamentals Assortment (available in quite a few colors) and totally fun to add when your artwork needs just a bit more.

We appreciate you hopping with us and I enjoy sharing my artwork with you! I hope it is has inspired you to incorporate water paints into your creations!  Now, head on over to Catherine's Blog and check out the fun she created!

Happy hoppin'!
Here is a list of participants:
  1. Melissa Robinson *HERE
  2. Catherine Nowak
  3. Aggie Peters
  4. Sheila Bennett
  5. Priscilla Gotham
  6. Haley Dyer
  7. Darlys Recker
  8. Denise Elliott
  9. Michelle Loncar

11 comments:

  1. Cool card. I like the color pop on the corner very fun.

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    1. Thank you, Priscilla! I appreciate you saying so.

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  2. Love the combination of watercolor with the ink blot stamp set.

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    1. Thanks! I thought they worked well together!

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  3. I love the pop of color in the corner! Ink Blot is one of my favorite new stamp sets, too. Great card!

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  4. Very fun! Thanks for the tip about wetting the paper first. I will try that.

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  5. Fun card, great job with the watercoloring.

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  6. What a way to add a pop(splash) of color, great card.

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  7. What a way to add a pop(splash) of color, great card.

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