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Sunday, June 1, 2014

Watercolored Bloom

I took an online class called Watercoloring for Card Makers where I learned about faux hand painting.. and here is my first attempt:

since it's FAUX hand painting I used a stamp - from the new catalogue coming out TOMORROW!!!
I colored it water based inks and water brush on watercolor paper. The leaves were painted freehand.
Sentiment is from the same set as the flower - Bloom with Hope (one of the new hostess sets)

Challenges:
Cupcake Inspiration - beautiful cupcakes with large flowers
My Time To Craft - no designer paper
Just Add Ink - Watercolor
Jo's Scrap Shack - Happy Birthday

10 comments:

Nikki Spencer said...

A total wow Alicia! You've nailed the technique from OCC...This is one l'm yet to attempt..:0) Such a beautiful flower and stunning example of watercolouring. Thanks for joining us at Just Add Ink.

inkeverywhere said...

This is stunning - I love the CAS style and the colours that you have got in the petals of the flower. Thank you for joining Just Add Ink this week. Chantell JAI

Shell Shearer Swinscoe said...

Fab creation, love the soft colours you have used

Thank you for sharing with us at My Time To Craft this week, good luck!
Hugs Shell xx

Christine Blain said...

Wow - what a gorgeous work of art, Alica! The white space offsets the painted flower beautifully, and I love the elegance of the sequins. Thanks for playing along with us at Just Add Ink this week!

Indy said...

Beautiful flower! Like the gold sequins! So glad you were inspired by our flowers challenge at Cupcake Inspirations! Good luck!
Hugs, Debbie

Melissa said...

Clean and simple! Thanks for joining FFC!

Nance E Salkeld said...

Very beautiful. Your first attempt is amazing! That sounds like an interesting class, will have to check into it! Thanks for sharing your card at Cupcake Inspirations! Come play again soon! Nance, DT

Tina said...

beautiful card amazing details, thanks for sharing at cupcake inspirations

Tina
sweetie dt

Tina said...

WOw! Your flower is fabulous! Thanks for joining in the fun with us at Just Add Ink.

Chris D. said...

Holy cow! This. Is. Stunning!!