Saturday, August 2, 2014

Watercolor 101

 August 8, 2014 ~~~~~~~ What Victoria had to say:
Last week we wrapped up Watercolor and the Salt technique. Everyone did so well! And now you have a new skill to add to your personal treasures. I hope you all had fun with the "lesson". Great thanks to-

 ....ladies you have excelled in your Salt Course and if I had grades to give out you'd all get A+'s! You are all "Best in Class". Thank you for your support of 101: Watercolor!

Welcome and thank you for stopping by:

I discovered a Watercolor blog challenge through Diane M blog. We are now on week 2 at the Watercolor 101 challenge -  using the Watercolor Salt technique we learned from last week to embellish/focal point.

I am by no means, an artist - nor have I had any art lessons- other than the required Art class in college which was basically learning about Art/Artist. However, I am finding this Watercolor challenge a fun and creative idea for crafting.

For my card creation - I made the watercolor salt technique on paper and then cut two strips - one to represent Sun and Sky and one to represent dirt and grass. I used a Bicycle Embossing folder on my grungy green cardstock. I also cut a portion of the watercolor salt finished technique from my paper to first emboss and then to trim and fit in the area of the basket for the bicycle.  I added some twine and called my card - finished. :)     Thanks for visiting and have a blessed day.

If you wish to LEARN this technique -there are links to videos on the blog - Click HERE.
 Recipe
Grungy green cardstock
Watercolor Salt Technique done on 4 x 6 paper
Strips were cut to make banners for the top and bottom of the card
Sizzix Bicycle Embossing Folder
Twine
I would like to share with these challenges
Ends August 2
Pile It on - Embossing UE
Ends August 6
Watercolor 101 Lesson #2 1E











Ends August 7

Sister Act Cards Only UE 
Ends August 8 
Suzy Blooming Challenge ATG UE
Ends August 25
Crafting by Designs ATG UE 
Ends August 31 
A Girl Who Crafts ATG  3 of 5


4 comments:

  1. beautiful project, Thank you for sharing over at a girl who crafts.
    Floss DT

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  2. Fun use of the watercolor technique, Gail. Thanks for sharing your card with us at SIster Act. Good luck! Cathyxx

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  3. So much fun! Watercoloring, embossing, cutting and twine (big smile) Very creative, thanks for using your salt water technique of your focus. Just cool! Cheers, Victoria Lavender 101: Watercolor

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