Hi everyone. Playing with watercolours again this afternoon. This time I've done a watercolour wash (wet on dry) using Dawn's wonderful instructions from the on-line watercolouring intermediate class that I'm taking. :)
I have a two-fer as Darnell would say. I did the watercolour wash of a sunrise onto a horizontal piece of watercolour paper and then cut it in half to make two cards. :) Always good to build my stash, or maybe this will go in the donate box. Either way, I got good use out of one card front. :)
Here's the second ...
I learned something by accident with this card. I decided to heat emboss the image and sentiments (liquid platinum for the first card, white for the second). My heat tool is very hot ... it's not a crafting heat tool, it's something I "borrowed" from my hubby's workshop and have kept for the past five years. :) It's meant to strip paint, so it's pretty hot. Anyways, the watercolour changed colour when it was heated. The red turned darker and almost purple in spots. Still happy with the look, but not as bright as before the heating.
I mentioned earlier today that I got my new STAMPlorations order, and in it was this beautiful stamp set by Deepti Malik. I love the image and her sentiments are so perfectly matched. :)
I was inspired to make this card after seeing this beauty by my very talented friend Maria (reislingmama). After doing my wash, and then looking at my new stamps, I thought of Maria' gorgeous card so this became a CASE. :) Thanks for the inspiration Maria!!
More watercolouring to do and I'll be back tomorrow with more to share with you. Thanks for taking the time to visit.
Stamps: New Beginning (dee's artsy impressions)
Paper: White card base (Neenah); Watercolour paper (Arches 140 lb. cold press)
Ink: New Gamboge, Alizarin Crimson watercolour paints (Winsor & Newton); Versamark
Accessories & Tools: 1" flat brush, Liquid Platinum embossing powder (Ranger), white embossing powder (Hero Arts), heat tool