Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Sunrise ...


Hi everyone.  Time for a new challenge at ATS&M #104 - CAS.  I LOVE making CAS cards and today I did a quick watercolor using one of our sponsor's images.  This image is from a set of four (sunrise, day, trees, sunset).  They are all in a similar style with the stained glass look - love it and thought it would be perfect to watercolor.

Here's more info about the challenge ...




Prize:  3 digital images


I printed the image onto watercolor paper.  I used my paint palette to mix up re-inkers with a few drops of water (Daffodil Delight, Tangerine Tango, Real Red, Pear Pizzazz, Old Olive and Mossy Meadow).  I used a paint brush and dipped into the diluted ink, doing one section at a time.  I added a base color and then added a darker version for some interest.  After it dried, I went on to a new section.  Just remember to let an area dry before watercoloring another area that is touching it ... otherwise you'll have bleeding of the colors.  I did have a little bleeding from the black ink, but I'm OK with it  :)

Simple and fun card to make.  The hardest part was waiting for the ink to dry :)

The challenge is open for one week and any style of card is welcome.  Remember to follow the theme of the challenge (CAS - Clean & Simple)  ... and have fun! :)

I hope you'll join us ... click here to check out the challenge and see the rest of the DT's beautiful cards.







Stamps:  Digi33301 (sunrise, day, trees, sunset) - set of four from Eureka Stamps; Be Happy Sentiments (Amy R)
Paper:  110 lb. white (Neenah); watercolor (Arches 140 lb. cold press)
Ink:  Daffodil Delight, Tangerine Tango, Real Red, Pear Pizzazz, Old Olive, Mossy Meadow (SU!)
Accessories & Tools:  paint brush, water


25 comments:

  1. Such a striking card, Loll. I may have to have a play with these digis aswell now! x

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  2. Wow, what a beautiful card. there is so much luminescence here. Why not enter this at Crafting with Dragonflies for their latest challenge - CAS!

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  3. Reminds me about those stained glass windows you see in churches - so pretty!

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  4. Beautiful card Loll, I love the stained glass look. i must check these digis out, Cathy x

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  5. It looks fabulous Loll, I am tempted to try this digi now!

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  6. Oh, I really love how you water colored this image, Loll! The colors are just beautiful, and really add to the stained glass window effect! Love it so much!

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  7. This really does look like a stained glass window and I thought you had embossed the image! You are becoming a water colouring expert my friend x

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  8. Fabulous card Loll and such amazing colours...

    Anne

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  9. The colours have turned out brilliantly. Beautiful replica of a stained glass window!! xx

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  10. This so brill Loll, I love the stained glass effect, the waiting was worth it! :)

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  11. So pretty Loll - looks just like a stained glass window.

    Karen x

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  12. Awesome stained glass effect the with watercolor, Loll! Love the depth you've achieved!

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  13. Oh my, Loll: absolutely gorgeous! You've achieved the stain-glass look beautifully; your perseverance with water-colouring is leading to amazing results! Love this oodles!
    Hugs~ c

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  14. Hi Loll. The watercolouring is perfect for the stained glass look. Stunning CAS card. Have a great Day! hugs Monika xxx

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  15. Absolutely stunning! The watercolour technique looks fabulous on this image. Great sentiment too!

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  16. I love the stained glass effect. Your watercoloring rocks!

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  17. Oh my what a beauty, this actually looks like a stained glass :) I am totally inspired to try this !

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  18. Wow, I love the look of this card Loll! The colors are so vibrant for water coloring and I love it! I don't have any re-inkers and now I wish I did. I guess I'm going to have to do something about that. lol Hugs, Brenda

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  19. Your watercoloring is perfect for your CAS stained glass image Loll. TFS and always inspiring us all. Hugs, Nancy

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  20. Def reminds me of a beautiful stained glass. Striking colours. Beautiful card.

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  21. That is such a cool image. Love what you've done with it.

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  22. This does look like a piece of stained glass! How beautiful!

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  23. Wow, so beautiful, Loll ... this glows! Anita :)

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  24. Love the gorgeous stained glass look of this, Loll - CAS gorgeousness!

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