Wednesday, 10 April 2019

Wet on Wet watercolouring with Accented Blooms

Look closely at the punched "Hello" panel on this card and you’ll see two shades in action. I inked up the whole stamp using Pumpkin Pie, then added some Poppy Parade around the bottom with a sponge dauber. I love the ombre effect it creates and it’s ever so simple to do.

The image itself is embossed in white then coloured in using a wet on wet watercolour technique – always fun... if a little unpredictable! Once it had dried, I went back and added some stronger splashes of colour.

Behind the image I’ve stamped some Artisan Textures splatters, just because I could and to break up the large expanse of Very Vanilla.


  1. Lovely card, Helen! I really like how it turned out. Great idea to add the splatters to the background to "ground" the colored image! -Donna

    1. Thank you! I love it when people comment on "old" projects as it makes me look at them again. Had completely forgotten about this one


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