Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Watercolor Window

Hello and thank you for visiting!  I have been working on watercoloring with Art Impressions stamps today.  I definitely need more practice, but it doesn't take long so it is fun!


I used my Tombow markers and the Marvy LePlume sepia marker.  I love that particular sepia marker because when you add water to it, it separates out into several lovely, earthy colors.  I wanted to use the brown polka dot paper to accent those same colors that are in the window box that I panted to be terracotta, BUT I then needed to add the purple/periwinkle stripe to brighten things up.



Supplies: Art Impressions WC Series 5 set 1 (Window, Tiny vine, hummingbird), Flower set (daisy bunch), Tombow and Marvy water based markers, watercolor paper, MFT Pierced Square dies, Crate Paper Party Day paper, other papers from my stash, Hero Arts CL342 sentiment, Versafine Vintage Sepia ink.

I would love to participate in the following challenges:
Art Impressions Let's Watercolor
SimonSaysStamp Wednesday Challenge- Bit O Green
Double D Challenges - Things that Fly

16 comments:

Darlene said...

Pretty coloring on this sweet image! Thanks so much for playing in our ‘Borders and/or Edges’ challenge at Dies R Us as well as the 'Things that Fly' challenges at Double D! Please come back again soon!

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Kathy Krug said...

Wonderfully colored image. Thanks for sharing with us at Dies R Us Challenge Blog.
Kathy DRU DT

Carol L said...

I love the soft, pretty colors on this card Heidi! I've been using my Tombows more often to color as well! Love that classic design too :)

Mac Mable said...

So delicate and so very pretty. Love the colouring x

Cat Craig said...

Heidi, this is lovely. I am waiting until I get back home to dive into my AI stamps. I love that soft look.

My Card Attic: Hazel said...

Heidi, you sell yourself short! This is amazing! It actually looks like a watercolour painting to me! It should be in a frame on the wall! Have a lovely day! Luv n’ Hugs. Hazel xx
My Card Attic

Beth Norman said...

I agree with Hazel, don't sell yourself short. This is an amazing watercolour that looks so professional. Nice stamp too.

Diane said...

Beautiful water coloring and beautiful card! Thank you for joining our challenge at Double D!
Diane DD DT {Nellies Nest}

Diane said...

Back again with a different 'hat' on lol....like I said above, your card is absolutely beautiful!! Thank you for joining our challenge at Dies R Us!
Diane DRU DT {Nellies Nest}

Stamp Smiles said...

What a beautiful and soft colored design! Really love this for Spring time Heidi! :)

Leslie Miller said...

This is so, so pretty! I've been seeing a lot of the AI watercolor images lately and I'm loving them. You did an expert job with this one. I can't see how it could be any better. Thanks so much for sharing with us at Double D!

Virginia Lu said...

Love the watercolor effect in this! Delightful card! So glad that you join the fun over Simon Says Stamp Wednesday “Bit O’ Green” Challenge! Awesome details and design! Super work!

wannabcre8tive said...

A beautiful card. I love your water coloring.

Princess Judy Palmer said...

So soft and pretty!

Sharon Fontenot said...

I love this. The hummingbird is adorable. Your water coloring is great. I need to get out my AI water color stamps again.

Amelia Breytenbach said...

Beautiful creation, great colors and image! Thanks for sharing with us at Double "D" Challenge.
Amelia (Double "D" Challenge Design Team)