October 3, 2017
Variety of cards using inks & Water
Hi, I been busy playing around with my inks and
various mediums and water to see what I could come up with.
I will share several cards here instead of doing a bunch of
Over at StampNation they are having a challenge that is
"just add water" well that was perfect for me to play with
inks and water.
This first card I used Catherine Pooler inks in the colors
Mint to Be and Pixie Dust for the background.
I sponged the colors on a piece of watercolor paper but
was not too happy with it so I thought what the heck and I
told my water bottle and sprayed it and wow I loved the
effect that made. This card was actually made following
a sketch over at the Unity Show & Tell Facebook page.
I stamped the flower from Unity Stamps and then I took my waterbrush and added a little more color to the flower.
The next card is using another Unity Stamp.
I tried the loose or messing coloring then sprayed it with water and let the water move the color around. I was not really happy with it till I cut it out with a GinaMarie die and then mounted it on a coral colored paper.
OK, and up next is another watercolor background plus
using a stencil to pick some of the color back up using water. I
stamped the peacock, from the Naturally Inspired using various Catherine Pooler inks and mounted it on a die count out also from the Naturally Inspired collection.
And last but not least I attempted the no-line watercoloring technique.
I love this rose stamp from Stampin Up and thought it was simple enough to try
the no-line technique. In the end I outlined the rose with a
Well that is it for today, I sure hope you enjoy all my card,
let me know what you think and which is your favorite one.
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