Tag Archives: watercoloring

The Flower Challenge: Only One Layer *UPDATE*

I discovered a new challenge that I just had to participate in. The Flower Challenge.  Florals must be the main image on the card. This week’s challenge is to make a one layer card.  Here are the instructions from the website challenge blog: This month we are looking for ‘One Layer’ cards. So a card… Read More »

Simon Says Stamp August Card Kit With Watercolor Markers Technique

I love it when I go to the door and there is a craft kit sitting on my porch just waiting for me.  Today was that day!  The new Simon Says Stamp August Card Kit arrived today and it is another fabulous kit. These kits never disappoint.  This kit has a beautiful background stamp called… Read More »

E Is For Effort

I’m giving myself and E for Effort with my watercoloring today.  I need a P for more Practice as well! I played around with some more florals after watching a lesson taught by Debbie Hughes who is a master watercolorist.  Wow! All of the class instructors make it look so easy and each one will… Read More »

Watercolor Classes Day 1

I’m taking a watercoloring class this week.  I’ve taken several classes that teach various watercoloring techniques to use with my stamps and stash. Imagine my surprise when I discovered that we would not be using stamps…NOPE!  We are sketching stuff out.  YEP! I am bravely sharing my homework. Be kind.  Remember that this is my… Read More »

Technique Of The Week: Watercolor Lifting + Turnabout Stamps

I’ve had a technique and a stamp set that I’ve been meaning to get to for a couple of weeks.  I finally got to sit down and try it.  I even made a video…which is my longest video ever. I used a watercolor lifting technique with Concord & 9th’s Dotty Turnabout Stamp.  Actually, I end… Read More »

Unleash Your Inner Beast

How cute is this sentiment?  Unleash your inner beast! I purchased this stamp set from My Favorite Things (MFT) a while ago and I’ve been looking for an excuse to make a little card with it.  This is called Fierce Friends and it is really adorable. My daughter just got a kitten from a shelter,… Read More »

Altenew Educator Certification Program Level 3: Clean, Simple and Colorful Techniques

Happily, I completed the Altenew Educator Certification Program Level 2 and I am now officially on to level 3.  I started with a class on Clean, Simple and Colorful Techniques that was just full of ideas and stunning examples of how to use them.  Laura Bassen taught a lesson on Ink Blending and Copic Flicking… Read More »