Watercolors, Masking, and Embossing, Oh My
Crafter’s Companion US supplies:
Imagine Crafts Sheer Shimmer Spritz (
Sparkle), Embossing Powder: Gold, Black
DCWV Corrugated Cardstock
WorldWin Cardstock, Vellum
Round Watercolor Brush
Tombow Removable Adhesive
- Stamp the poppy image onto the watercolour
paper using watermark ink. (Be sure to stamp a little of the image off to the
side and bottom).
with black embossing powder and heat set.
the Spectrum Aqua markers, add a little Orange to the bottom of the flower and
Scarlet at the tops of the flowers, leaving white space in the center.
Sheer Shimmer Spritz onto the craft mat. Using a watercolor brush, blend the
colors together with the Shimmer Spritz.
This will create a beautiful glimmer to the colors.
the fine tip end of the Spectrum Aqua markers to color the stems.
the poppy image onto vellum to use as a mask. Since the vellum is clear, this
will make it easier to align the colored image and the mask.
around the mask, including inner areas of the stems.
- Use removable
adhesive to place the mask on the colored image.
the script image over the poppies, using watermark ink. Sprinkle with gold
embossing powder. Remove the mask before
the mask and use the darker blue marker to add shadows around the poppies, and
the lighter blue to add color to the background. Blend using the brush and Shimmer Spritz.
coarse salt over the wet watercolor and allow to dry. Brush away the salt.
the mask. Add panel to card base as desired.