Thursday, May 19, 2016

Watercolored Emboss Resist Hello


I tried a new technique "Watercolor Burst",  but used Zig Markers instead of the "Peerless" Watercolors shown on this awesome You Tube Video "Watercolor Burst".  I Heat Embossed my SU Hello using Versamark and SU Black EB powder and heat gun.  Then I used the wet on wet watercoloring technique for my Zig colors.  I used a wet paint brush #4 to lay down water onto my Strathmore 140# Mixed Media paper.  Then laid down seven Zig marker colors for a rainbow of colors letting the watercolors follow my water tracks.  Always fun to watch that process.  I finished my card by die cutting my layers with my MB Stitched Rectangles and added a pretty ombre watercolored punched butterfly with rhinestones.  I watercolored a scrap of  Arches Cold Press WC paper with my Zigs and then punched my butterfly.  I used my Zig marker to color my purple frame spreading the watercolor with a wet paint brush. When all dry I inlaid the main image and purple frame turning over and attaching both with scotch tape.  Then attached main image to Certainly Celery layer.  My card is 3 3/4" by 4 3/4".

Enjoy and hope you get to watch the really cool video. Watercolor Burst Video

My card is for these challenges...

CAS Mix Up May Challenge Stamping + Heat Embossing + Watercoloring + Inlaid Die Cutting


Time Out Challenge Celebrate Sandie's 50th..CAS with Purple Twist

Card Recipe
Stamps: SU Four You (ret)
Paper: SU Certainly Celery (ret), Strathmore Mixed Media, Arches Cold Press
Ink: Versamark, Zig Clean Clear Real Brush watercolor markers
Accessories: SU Black EB Powder, heat tool,embossing buddy, rhinestones and Bitty Butterfly Punch. Memory Box Stitched Rectangles, dimensionals
Techniques: CAS, Heat Embossing, Inlaid Die Cutting, Wet on Wet Watercoloring


Thank you for Looking and a special thank you for Commenting.  Happy Birthday Sandie :-)

12 comments:

  1. Hi Nancy...your water coloring is so fabulous; I adore it so much. The butterfly is super cute and of course such great card. Thank you for visiting ARTplorations blog and leave some love on my tutorial. I shall have one tutorial coming up on May 20th if you are interested :) Take care and happy creating.
    Hugs,
    Asmah
    STAMPlorations Mixed Media DT
    Qinaahana Arts and Crafts {My Blog}

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  2. I love this colour burst-I really like these stunning CAS cards with a touch of an arty look. Thanks for joining my party

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  3. This turned out so pretty, Nancy! I love your "rainbow" and the watercolored butterfly and background! Awesome technique!

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  4. Great job Nancy! I have seen this fantastic video and have it bookmarked ... something I'd like to try too. :) Your card turned out amazing. Love the bright colours from the zigs and how they flowed over your heat embossed sentiment. Great design with the watercolour border and inlaid die-cuts. There's a challenge over at AAA cards that you should enter your card --- closes in one day. (http://aaacards.blogspot.ca/2016/05/game-64-inlaid-die-cutting.html) xx

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    1. TFS Loll..I added my card to AAA Cards :-) Hugs, Nancy

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  5. What a beautiful effect you achieved with your flowing watercolors, something that I still struggle with! Love how your card bursts with color. Beautiful job blending the colors for that gorgeous butterfly!

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  6. Gorgeous watercoloured rainbow of colours. Thanks for playing at AAA Cards.

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  7. Love the splashes of bright colors. What a great card!

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  8. Gorgeous rainbow colour bursts, Nancy ... fabulous with that yummy ombré butterfly! Thanks so much for playing along with us at Sandie's surprise Time Out challenge! Anita :)

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  9. So pretty, Nancy! The bold sentiment really pops on your rainbow back drop. Looks great pairing the bright colors and the neutral frame. TFS

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  10. What a lovely rainbow Nancy! I hope you are having a wonderful weekend! So pleased you joined us on HLS CAS challenge! Hazel xx
    My Card Attic

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  11. Pretty background and a great colour palette! Thanks for playing along at AAA Card Challenge!

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