Sunday, 23 April 2017

Watercolour flowers

I wanted to work on my watercolouring so pulled out an Altnew stamp I've had for ages but haven't gotten around to using.  I used Distress Oxide spritzed on my craft sheet for my background  and then stamped the flower images over the splattered background.  I then stamped the flowers on some hot press watercolour paper coloured them with my zigs and fussy cut them out.  I used my embossing tool to go around the edges to give them a little bit of curved edge and making them a little more 3D.
I haven't decided on a sentiment yet, I'll add that later when I know what I want to use it for.


  

I'm entering this for the CAS Watercolour challenge April Green and Pink and The heart Desires April challenge "Spring"



Card Recipe
Stamps:Altnew
Paper:Watercolour
Ink: Distress oxide ink
Accessories: Zig watercolours pens
Techniques: Watercolouring, fussy cutting, splattered background

10 comments:

  1. LOVE your splashy background Christine. Just perfect to go with your beautiful pink blooms. Thanks for sharing with us at CAS Watercolour! xx

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  2. Beautiful card. Great job watercolouring. Love the background.

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  3. A gorgeous background for the gorgeous flowers Christine.

    Sue xx

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  4. Very pretty flowers and background, Christine!

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  5. Gorgeous DOX Smooshed background for your beautifully colored and fussy cut flowers. TFS Christine and so pleased you were able to join us at CAS Watercolour...again! Hugs...

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  6. Great background with Distress Oxide and I love your watercolor.

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  7. Your artwork on this is incredible and love the dimension you added to it by fussy cutting (I bow to you for that alone)! The painting is exquisite, Christine! I had to stare at this for quite a while. I particularly love how the edges are just a bit darker. Your shading is impeccable!

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  8. Beautifully watercoloured and fussy cut flowers, and lovely oxide ink background. Thanks for joining us at CAS Watercolour.

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  9. How pretty!
    Thanks for joining us at The Heart Desires Challenge #11!

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  10. This is beautifully colored! Thanks for joining us at The Heart Desires Challenge!

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