Tag Archives: Watercolor

Thank You Card Using Watercolor Pencils

By Card Making and Paper Crafts Contributor Heidi. Follow Heidi on her blog Blue Scallop Creations and on Instagram @bluescallopcreations.

If you’ve ever had a difficult time coloring with colored pencils and getting a smooth finish, you may want to try watercolor pencils.  In today’s post, I’ll be using the Art Advantage watercolor pencil set to color a pretty wreath of sunflowers and fall foliage.

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Adding Color with Distress Crayons

By Card Making and Paper Crafts Contributor Heidi. Follow Heidi on her blog Blue Scallop Creations and on Instagram @bluescallopcreations.

I love to find different ways to color floral stamps on my cards.  Alcohol inks are my top pick because of the ability to blend and create shadows as well as the control factor.  I do love the freeform look of watercolor, but controlling the color can sometimes be difficult.  Tim Holtz Distress Crayons can be a great option to get that watercolor look with a little more control on your project.

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Clean and Simple Water Coloring With Nuvo Aqua Pens

By Card Making and Paper Crafts Contributor Heidi. Follow Heidi on Instagram @bluescallopcreations.

 

Bright watercolors that let you stay in the lines without heat embossing?  Count me in!  For today’s project, I wanted to try Nuvo’s Aqua Flow pens.  They are basically highly pigmented liquid watercolors in an easy to use pen.  The colors offered are so bold and bright, I definitely had to include flowers.

 

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Watercolor Inspiration

I love watercolor painting because it’s so versatile and so beautiful. You can have fun experimenting, or try to paint a scene. You can blend it, add resist to it, and so many other fun ideas. This is a great way to release some stress. There’s no wrong way to watercolor!

Watercolor and Glitter Painting

Watercolor and Glitter Painting

A little glitter can take a simple watercolor design to the next level. You can use it as an accent, or highlight certain areas of your creation.

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Watercolor Tips and Techniques

By General Crafts Contributor Amy from the Etsy Shop DangerousRainboCraft.

Learn fun techniques to take your watercolor art projects to the next level

Watercolors are not just for the kids anymore. Get creative with watercolors by trying some new techniques using some things you may already have around the house.

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