Today, I’m using some watercolor markers called “Clean Color Real Brush” by Zig to color some stamped images. I used a triadic color scheme with yellow-orange, violet, and turquoise blue to color in the flowers and the flower cup. To give the images some life, I created some shading by putting down the turquoise green on half of the flower centers and then mixing the ink with some water and using a paint brush to add the lighter color to finish coloring in the flower centers. I used a yellow and an orange marker to color the flower petals. I didn’t use water with these two colors. Instead, I colored the base of the petals with the orange marker and then used the yellow marker to pull out the orange to the rest of the petal, giving a yellow-orange color for the flower petals. Don’t forget to clean your yellow marker of the orange ink once your are done by simply coloring on a blank piece of paper until you see only yellow.
For the flower cup, I used deep violet and light violet. I used a flicking motion to color the right and left edge of the flower cup which left pointy ends on each stoke and an area in the middle of the cup that was not colored. For that area, I used the light violet, blending between the two colors with a violet marker. This technique makes the cup appear rounded and real to life.
Finally, I heat embossed a sentiment on the flower cup with silver embossing powder. Please enjoy the video below:
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Spellbinders Card Kit of the Month Subscription
https://shrsl.com/2ti8z This will not link to the kit featured in this video, just he subscription plan.
This kit is available here: https://shrsl.com/306nf I do not believe you can buy the stamp set separately, but you can also buy other parts of the kit separately, which are not featured in this video:
6 x 6 paper pad: https://shrsl.com/306ni
Die cut shapes (NOT THE DIES): https://shrsl.com/306nn
Adhesive (two types of adhesive come in the kit, but I also used the one listed below)
Ranger Archival Ink (safe to use with watercolors or waterbased markers/pens): https://amzn.to/3bB67FG
Zig Clean Color Brush Pens: https://amzn.to/3bKg1VO
Colors used: deep violet, light violet, yellow, orange, turquoise green (this is a triadic color scheme) emerald green for the “leaves” or butterfly wings.
Colors shown but not used: violet
Fiskars Sure Cut 9″ Paper Trimmer: https://amzn.to/2HkY02n
We R Memory Keepers Tool Set (includes precision tweezers and die pick (also called brad setter) as well as othter tools) If you buy just the two separately, it will cost you almost as much as this whole tool set: https://amzn.to/38m2Kky
OR you can buy just the tweezers:
EK Success Craft Tweezers (reverse): https://amzn.to/3tFzPBS
We R Memory Keepers Precision Press Stamping Platform
Nicapa Standard Grip Cutting Mat (12×12 inch,3 Mats): https://amzn.to/30C3i26 This is the sticky mat you see inside the stamping platform. I trimmed these down to fit in the stamping platform.
Paint Brushes: https://amzn.to/3pzCUBF
Acrylic Stamping Blocks: https://amzn.to/3w3YIaW Used as a palette to place color. I used a brush and water to pick up the color to color my flowers).