Tuesday, March 25, 2008

X-large Love

Before finally trying the Prismacolor Pencils and Gamsol technique, I usually watercoloured all my images. Another thing I had yet to try was using my Tombow Markers on watercolour paper.

That's exactly what I did with this cute cat stamp and I think it's another technique that I will really enjoy. It's quite simple and it will help me utilize my many markers more often. Certainly a plus in my book. You just use the markers where you want the most intense colour and soften it by 'drawing it out' with a little water. For that you can use a good Watercolour Brush and a tiny bit of water, or the always versatile Aqua Painter that already has the water in the barrel. This works really well on watercolour paper. Next time, I will have to try it with Marl Parchment Paper.

The Stamp:
3611J X-large Love by Penny Black


artyfarty said...

Wow this is super cute and your colouring esp if never used gamsol before is fab..Love the purples n lilacs xx

jacki j. said...

love that coloring...

I left a comment for/about you on my blog. Naughty you tempting me with all the tulip stamps like that!

Monica said...

I saw those same note cards at Michael's, but didn't have the vision that you did to use them with stamped images. Cute, and your coloring is perfect!

UK MUM IN USA said...

Cute card and your colouring (coloring)is great. Sam