Today’s share combines two of my favorite techniques: heat embossing and watercoloring! The samples today use the In Symmetry stamp set with it’s detailed, solid images:
The heat embossed images resist the water and remain white for a striking effect.
Anyone can watercolor when using Watercolor Paper. It’s specifically designed to accept loads of water, so you can keep adding and adding layers until you’re happy with the look. If you struggle with watercoloring, it may be the paper that’s making it difficult.
In the video below, I’ll show you a neat trick shared by Martin Stone on how to easily watercolor without getting any streaks! I love this tip, and I’ll be ordering an extra set of Water Painters just for this.
Does it look like I used a yellow ink in there? Actually I didn’t. Some inks separate into their parent colors when wet. I love how the Granny Apple green has given me both green and yellow here!
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Thank you for stopping by my stamping studio today! Happy Thanksgiving! ~ Jacque Williams