Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Messy Watercolors

My husband bought me a set of watercolor paints I'd been wanting for Valentine's Day. I want to use them with my stamps, but decided to experiment with some messy watercoloring first.
For these first two I used the Anna Griffen butterfly die and to create a stencil to paint inside of. Then I laid the die cut part over top and painted on the details.
Supplies and Tools:
Dies: Butterfly Trio (Anna Griffin)
Ink: Tuxedo Black (Memento), Hickory Smoke/Black Soot Distress Ink (Tim Holtz), Watercolor Paint (Sonnet)
Stamps: Bitty Grunge (Tim Holtz), Butterfly Fancy

 For the second set I painted an outdoor scene and cut it out with nestabilities. I added a die cut deer and a tiny tag sentiment and layered it on an evergreen embossed background. 
Neither set is "professional" by any means..... just me having fun and playing around with my paints.
Supplies and Tools:
Dies: Circle Nestabilities (Spellbinders), Scallop Circle Nestabilities (Spellbinders)
Embossing: Evergreen Embossing Folder (Sizzix)
Stamps: Sunny Flowers (Stampendous)

This post linked to:

Word Art Wednesday - Anything Goes
Butterfly Challenge -- Butterfly, Purple


Glittered Paws said...

Really like your messy watercoloring - have not heard or done that - (almost all of my watercoloring is messy). LOL Love the outdoor scene you created.

Conniecrafter said...

pretty pastel coloring in your butterfly card and like the uplifting sentiment.
Fun outdoor scene, you have all the great things there, trees mountains and a lake!!

Donna said...

These are gorgeous! You might want to check out Mrs. A's Butterfly Challenge.

Mrs A. said...

I glad you had fun creating with your new paints. I love those butter flies. such pretty colours. Thankyou for coming and spinning the butterfly wheel with me this week. Hugs Mrs A.