I embossed some of Power Poppy’s new sweet Memories sweet peas with Ranger liquid platinum embossing powder on Arches hot pressed watercolor paper. I then added a first layer of watercolor with Distress Ink. Abandoned Coral, Milled Lavender, Spun Sugar, Weathered Wood and Shabby Shutters. After it dries completely, I will add a second layer … More 30 Day Coloring Challenge – Day 22
The next thing I wanted to try with the Brusho was a wash with purples and blues. I used a 12″ piece of Arches hot pressed water color paper so that I would have plenty of room to work with. The colors are so rich and the paper so nice and thick and accepting of … More 30 Day Coloring Challenge – Day 14
I love to make color bursts with alcohol ink on yupo paper so when I saw Sandy Allnock do something similar with Brusho watercolor pigment powders I had to give it a go. I love the variety of textures you can get from either the amount of water or the composition of the pigment. The … More 30 Day Coloring Challenge – Day 13
This is a version of a wet-on-dry technique taught by Laura Bassen in the Watercolor for Card Makers: Intermediate Techniques. I embossed the Tim Holtz Stone Stamp with clear embossing powder onto Arches hot pressed 14o lb paper. I used Daniel Smith watercolors and a circle die from the infinity circle die set by Hero … More 30 Day Coloring Challenge – Day 8
This is a wet-on-dry technique taught by Jennifer Rzasa in the Watercolor for Card Makers: Intermediate Techniques. Arches hot pressed 14o lb and Daniel Smith watercolors. I would like to try this again with a bigger brush for a looser feel. Online Card Class.
Watercolor stripes with Distress Ink on Arches hot pressed.
Here is what I created using the Daniel Smith essential set of watercolors I swatched out yesterday together with some Distress Ink. I also tried Arches hot press watercolor paper for the first time – very smooth! 30 Day Coloring Challenge