Watercolour splitPosted: March 28, 2010
As you can see I am still on the watercolor kick. I know some might think the blurring and blending is a little over done here but I like the way some of the petals and leaves float away into nothing. To create this effect I inked up the stamp with Stampin’ Up markers and sponged the watercolor paper all over before stamping. Then I stepped back and watched the magic. Where the ink pooled in an unattractive way I soaked it up with paper towel.
Finishing the card was harder than creating the image. I started by making rough edges around the image but then cut them off again. I didn’t really want to stick any panels over the image but wanted to break up the layout a little so splitting it seemed to be the only solution. (well the only one that came to me) I think this works because the focus moves from one flower over to the two flowers.
Stamps: Inspired by Nature
Inks: Pumpkin Pie, Always Artichoke, Elegant Eggplant
Cardstock: Acquarello Watercolor Paper, Pumpkin Patch, Always Artichoke