Watercolor backgrounds

Sandy Allnock has a great online course that demonstrates multiple techniques for Watercolor Backgrounds.  I wanted to take it a step further and test the techniques on paper other than watercolor paper. (Can you tell which paper is the watercolor paper?) Below are today’s results. Watercolor Backgrounds for Cardmakers

How wet can you get?

Today while I was working on a practice painting for the Fresh Florals class, I decided to test a new paper, Crane’s Lettra, 110C in Pearl White. I was not sure how much water it could take so I was careful not to saturate the surface. This paper is 100% cotton and it took the … More How wet can you get?

Tiny Seascape

Postcard playtime with Sandy Allnock for World Watercolor Month! I used Arches Cold Pressed paper, about 4×6, Daniel Smith paints and a number 12 Silver Black Velvet Brush.