Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Watercolor Valentine

These were so much fun to create that I did a bunch of them - really love these colors.  This is a 4-1/2 x 4-1/2" square card and just fit nicely. I used a heart die as a stencil and drew with pencil to trace the heart.  Next I just wet the inside of the heart with a light layer of water and then pink, leaving some white areas and dried it, building up the pinks in color and layers, drying in between.  Once I was happy with it I stamped the sentiment using the MISTI because this is rough watercolor paper and doesn't usually stamp nicely.  I die cut a rounded rectangle and painted some pinks I used to make a base layer and mounted it on some black cardstock.    I am entering this one into the CASology Week #285 and the HLS Watercolor Challenge. Thank you for reading this and the supplies I used are listed below.
Materials Used:
  • Arches Rough Cold Pressed Watercolor Paper
  • Daniel Smith Watercolors
  • MFT Inside Out Rounded Stitched Rectangles
  • Papertrey Ink Sentiment, Botanical Silhouettes Stamp Set
                                   
 

4 comments:

  1. This is beautiful. I really love your shading and shadows. Thanks so much for playing along at CASology this week.

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  2. I just love how you have transformed a simple pencil outline of a heart shaped die with your water coloring. Thank you for playing along with us this week at CASology Challenge.
    Hugs
    Bharati

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  3. Your watercolored heart is stunning! Thanks for sharing with us at CASology this week, Mary!

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  4. Love the sense of dimension your got with your watercoloring. Beautifully CAS. So happy you could join in the fun at CASology this week.

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