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Saturday, March 21, 2009

Watercoloring 101


Hi'ya peeps! Hope you are having a great Saturday afternoon. I finally got rid of my headache so I could do something to show you.
This is my first time watercoloring with SU Aqua pens. WOW! seem to be easy and I'll need more practice at it. But I love the outcome of this card.
I started out with SU Soft Summer from the Occasions mini catty. If you don't have one, be sure to ask your super duper demo for one at your next SAS or workshop. You'll be glad you did. It's a GREAT mini. Anyways, I chose the dogwood blossoms for this card. I started out with Stazon Black on Watercolor Paper. Used Old Olive, Postitively Pink, Pretty in Pink and YoYo Yellow inks to color in with the aqua pens. THEN (why I don't know) I cut the image out. Now if you didn't have a headache before you cut this out, you would when you were done. I made the base card in Old Olive matted with Pretty in Pink and again in Old Olive. I knotted Old Olive 5/8" Grosgrain Ribbon and added some pearls. The sentiment is from Soft Summer also. To finish it off, I added a few pearls. I popped up the flower/stem with pop dots.
I hope you like my card today. AND as always, have a great day and keep on stampin, it's good for the soul. Thanks so much for stoppin by.
Lois

11 comments:

Vicki said...

this is awesome and you did a great job coloring that flower!!!

Reina said...

Love this card!!! Even better in sharing. See you Saterday.
Reina

Anonymous said...

Love the card!!

Hey... you could call us chicks, just to be different! LOL!!

Finally got rid of my headache today around 2:00. Glad you are feeling better!

lisa said...

Love the color combo and the cut flower. (is that where the headache came from?)

Rhonda Langley said...

Your coloring is beautiful and so is your cutting! You are more patient than I!

Dawn said...

See? I know you could use aqua pens!! THey take some getting used to but they make colors so much softer :) The cards turned out great!!!

Dana Hatch said...

Great job watercoloring!

Elizabeth said...

Just added you to my blog as a fellow Splitcoast Sister! Looking forward to visiting you regularly.

Lovely card - I really enjoy watercolouring, and this stamp set really suits the technique. Thanks for sharing.

RoseOhio said...

Beautiful Card! I love to watercolor my images. I am from the SCS SU Bloggers group. Looking forward to our group!

Rose

MONICA GALE said...

Oh this is breathtaking, truly. M xxx

Anonymous said...

This is a beautiful card! Think I might have to break down and buy this set too. I'm trying to quit you know! LOL!

Anita