Sunday, August 23, 2015

No-Water Watercolor Wonders

After watching this video from Jennifer McGuire I simply had to get my Watercolor Wonders set out and play. Using a colorless blender really does make the flowers look more water-colored without the fuss of adding water:)
I chose the color palette from  Pinterest Inspired Challenge #1 and used  Freshly Made Sketches #200 for the design. Only I turned it on a diagonal.
I'm simply tickled with the finished card!

The color variations are Scrumptious, without ANY pilling! Over working with water is a problem for me.  So this No-water technique is a tear saver:))
I encourage you to give it a try!

Hope you enjoy the rest of your day!

LauraJane:)

EDITED:
Thanks for the votes!!




Linking up to the ALTENEW August challenge:

15 comments:

  1. This is beautiful! I am definitely going to look up that technique! Love the pop of the black! Glad you are celebrating with us at FMS!

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  2. This is simply stunning!! Love those colors!!! I watched this video as well and was thinking how I need to try it, so glad you did! Looks amazing!!

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  3. Bea-u-ti-ful! Lovely soft florals (and a great technique)!

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  4. Your card caught my eye over in the Freshly Made Sketches Gallery and I wanted to come visit and see more! AND GASP - this took my breath away - so gorgeous and so beautifully done!!! Love it!!! I really enjoyed visiting your blog and I would love it if you popped over for a visit to my blog at daisiesgirl.com!! I have a giveaway going on right now!
    Taunya Butler
    http://daisiesgirl.com

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  5. Oh, wow! What a gorgeous look. I love this card! Thanks for joining in our 200th sketch celebration at Freshly Made Sketches this week!

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  6. Wow, I love this "no-water" technique! There is something so light and airy about it that makes it feel really unique!

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  7. Oh wow, this turned out beautifully!!

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  8. Oh my goodness, this is gorgeous!!

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  9. So, so pretty! You used this technique perfectly...lovely flowers. Thanks for joining our celebration at FMS!

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  10. This looks amazing, you nailed the technique!

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  11. WOW this is beautiful! Thanks for joining us at Pinterest Inspired Challenge! Hope to see you again!

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  12. LauraJane, when I saw Jennifer's video I thought of you. I so could see you enjoying doing that, I really enjoyed watching the technique too, yet had not had a chance to try it out. Since I'm wearing my "official" duty hat tonight, I now officially thank you for joining us at the Altenew monthly challenge. It is always a pleasure to see your work (and that is said without my hat on) :)

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Simply splendid to hear from you!

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