Today I went in with a 2nd layer of color but used colored pencil on the petals, stems and leaves.
This is a card I made to welcome a new baby. The stamps are from Reverse Confetti and the idea to recess the baby onesies is from Nina-Marie Trapani. I went with non-traditional baby colors, using purple, teal and green Ranger Archival Inks for the stamping and Wild Honey Distress Ink for that golden glow.
Creative Chemistry 103 explored another way to use Distress Crayons as a resist. The interesting thing is that one of the ways you can apply the crayons is as watercolor paint but after the crayons are dry, they can function as a resist against Distress Ink so you can ink right over the image and add water as you would to many Distress Ink techniques without it reacting to the image.
Distress Grit-Paste has come to Creative Chemistry 103! After you apply the grit-paste and let it dry, you can colorize it with Distress Ink, Crayon, Paint, or Stain. I used crayons for the dirt effect below.
I love how I was able to make this look like it fell in my flower bed and was there for a while before I realized it.