Monday, November 16

Day 16 - Watercolours


Watercolours are one of my favourite painting mediums.  These days there are so many different techniques and methods of application that most of us can find something we enjoy using.
I love to colour with distress markers, which allow me to control exactly where I place the colour.  I've included a little step-by-step picture guide below.


YOUR TURN: Create a card using your favorite watercolour technique.  
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Photos are copyright Beccy Muir.  All rights reserved.

22 comments:

gildett marillac said...

Muito bonito o seu cartão vou tentar fazer um assim...

KT Fit Kitty said...

So beautiful, Beccy! Your colouring and shading really brought this to life. I used to do watercolour all the time when I first started crafting but now I only do it occasionally. I haven't been able to watercolour with digis due to my printer, and I seem to use mostly digis these days. Your card is very elegant looking with the metallic paper! At the end of this month, I think you will have completed all of your Christmas cards, well 30 of them at least!

Bad Kitty said...

beautiful

Marianne said...

Gorgeous card, Beccy. Love the monochromatic colours.

Suze said...

I've used Distress Inks for watercolouring but never thought to use the Markers! Will have to give this a try as I can see it will be easier than the inks.

Debi said...

I'm more of a fingerpaints kind of gal, but I'll give it a go.

Granmargaret said...

Lovely card Beccy.

aussie aNNie said...

A great way to encourage people like me to get those distress markers out of the drawer before they completely dry up and give this a go....put away the copic markers and try something more traditional. Thanks for the incentive again...happy Monday/xx

terrie said...

I love your water color card and the tutorial on how it was done...
I also like the color that you used...it turned out really nice.
Well done Beccy

Kathleen said...

I am just in awe of this card! It's strikingly beautiful!!

Suzana Miu said...

I just wonder if you start to guess what I want to try and learn!
I looked for some tutorials for watercolor technique and I was astonished about how many ways of playing with colours they are! It's like a life time job!
Thank you for your tutorial: beautiful creation!

crafty said...

Beautiful and thank you for the tutorial. I must get my watercolours out!

Dagmar said...

A very beautiful Card, Beccy. Ilove the colours you have used.

Sandra H said...

So beautiful and creative is your card as always you are so talented in lots of crafty ways x

Olga Fink said...

Beautiful card! I love the colors you chose for it! Really lovely!

Donna said...

I love seeing this step by step process. I don;t have very many distress markers but I do have distress inks that I often use to water color with. I really had hopes of doing every project but life just seems to get in the way. Beautiful card. Lovely soft colors. You are amazing!

Teresa said...

Holy tomoly! I just now realized I CAN run off digis on one of our computers to use with watercolors! How neat will that be if it works like I am hoping! I really like water colors and your card looks great how you did it. I've not used distress inks or markers, so this will be something to look into. Hope it works!

Mel C said...

Wow, this card rocks! It's like getting a little master piece in the mail!

Conny Hillgaard said...

Wow, I whis I could watercolor. Your tut makes me want to try!

karin said...

love the way you've coloured this card Beccy, with all the shadows on it, gorgeous!
Karin.

Beccy said...

It's great fun Conny... definitely worth having a little play. Just buy some inexpensive water colour paper and kids watercolour paints to start with. If you don't like it, you won't have wasted lots of money on art supplies.
Cheers,
Beccy

Marna said...

You have impressed me! Very good work!