Hello! I have been watching a lot of videos of water coloring techniques. Although you can not always control the results of water coloring it is always fun to see the end results and knowing when to stop. On this card I used the Misti to stamp with a Heartfelt Creations stamp on watercolor paper using multi colors of Distress inks and stamping multiple times and also using a water brush to spread the colors and layer on more color. I made this scene become a fall scene even though the stamp has bare tree branches by adding multi color leaves on the tree and on the ground. I started out making the covered bridge aged wood tones but changed it to an aged red color. This card was somewhat a mix of stamping with inks and water coloring-not sure what to call it. But I caught that abstract, impressionist look that I wanted. After I finished the stamping and water coloring, I added Versamark ink to the clean stamp and stamped again and heat embossed with Clear EP. This step helped set the colors. I then sponged on some more blue to the sky.
I die cut the image, added a layer of craft foam to the back and assembled the card on a base of Grass Green CS, a layer of GKD pattern paper that picked up the colors of the leaves, and another layer of green that was stamped with words from Repeat Impressions Vertical stamps heat embossed with Copper EP. I like the way the pattern paper frames the image and sentiment.
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