Thursday, June 11, 2015

Watercolor Card with Distress Inks

I've been playing around with watercolor techniques. I have no idea what I'm doing, but I love it!  It's just so much fun to see something come to life.  I don't worry about my shadows being technically correct, or my colors being graphically right.. I just turn on music and paint.   This was by far the most terrifying video I've ever made.  I know there are those who know what they are doing, who know where the shadows should be and probably even giggle at my style... but that's ok.  I wanted to encourage you to step out of your comfort zone, try something different.  You really never know what will inspire you and where it will take you.  When I start painting with this technique... I have no idea of the end result.  I pick some colors, but beyond that, nothing is planned. 
Here's a quick video of me painting this card front.  Give it a try... I think you'll be surprised how relaxing it is!

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