Anita Jeram has new stamps with Colorado Craft Company – and I’m here for it! I still just love her stamps; there’s a lot of the stamping industry that is just the same ol’ same ol’, but Anita never lets us down!
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I’ve got a bunch of watercolor pencil scenes to share today – it would have made the video too long to show all the coloring but see the notes above each of the cards below for ideas to use regular colored pencil techniques along with watercolor pencil techniques to add extra interest to them!
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Watch the video below or click HERE to see it on YouTube.
Which is your favorite?
The card demonstrated in the video is based loosely on a watercolor pencil technique in the Autumn scenes watarecolor pencil class – with some tips based on homework I’ve seen from students. It’s hard not to make quick little blobs look like a tree and not just a series of polkadots….so try seeing if my theory of saying to connect every third leaf makes sense to you?
The other stamp in this set is so sweet, looks just like my little G, staring at birds! ha!
Snowbunnies! Oh my goodness what cuteness. For this scene, I used powdered pigment in the background and then sketched the trees on top and applied water to them, not to the sky. Worked out great!
The trees in this next card are from the Storybook Scenes Colored Pencil class – just adding water onto the trees instead of leafing them dry. Leafing. Get it? ha!
Who doesn’t love a conga line in the rain? I feel like I’d like to gather up the neighbors to do this once our rain comes back. It’s been sooo dry here! For the background on this card, I turned to the Rainy Days Colored Pencil class; the distant background was left with just that technique but I did add some baby wipe and water on a brush to the foreground to differentiate them from each other.e
Kitties in love! I immediately thought of mistletoe when I saw this stamp and turned it into a Christmas card! I did have to draw mistletoe, but just put a bow on some leafy greens and people will know just what it is supposed to be.
Last but not least – one more slimline card! This time with another storybook inspired background from the COPIC Winter Storybook class. Just had to translate the technique to change it up a little and it worked out great!
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I like the Keep Growing set. I follow your YouTube and CCC on IG.
I think the tips for the leaves on the video are easy to understand. The effect to now make them dots and not so clumpy might take a little practice. I like the rabbit scene card. Not a lot of info on the end date to comment, sorry if I’m a little late.
The happy dance mice is my favorite. You make them all look good!
Aw man, missed this. Love your cards Sandy