Heat Embossing Techniques Water Coloring

Hello Watercolored Florals

Hello there! I am still on a break but found these cards I made months ago and never shared so thought I would share them with you today. This stamp set from Concord & 9th just called my name and said watercolor me! So I did, twice! All the supplies I used are linked to multiple sources at the end of this post. I watercolored with Zig Clean Color Real Brush markers (lots of different set quantities available, see supply list). You can also purchase these markers individually at Ellen Hutson by clicking HERE.  Anytime I use ZigClean Color Real Brush markers, I only use BRISTOL paper. I’ve tried many other papers and they just don’t work for me.

 

For the first card, I scribbled various colors of the Zigs all over the image and then heavily sprayed the paper with water and that’s it!!!!!

My next card, I colored within the lines the traditional way. One color at a time, blending out with water as I go.

Believe it or not, I didn’t use that many colors of Zigs on these cards… I think maybe 8 colors…

I sure hope I get back into the swing of things soon. I’ve been going thru some personal struggles and hopeful with the help I’m seeking I’ll get back to normal soon…..

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12 Comments

  1. Valerie Breingan says:

    Beautiful watercolor Laurel.Hang in there Girrll!,You Got This!!.

  2. Tara Prince says:

    Such beautiful water coloring!!

  3. Betty says:

    both of these are gorgeous – difficult to choose a favorite!

  4. Thank you for the beautiful cards. You are a very talented lady!!!
    Praying that God gives you his strength and his love to heal you. Keep looking up.

  5. Oh, how pretty!!

  6. Sorry to hear that you are having some personal struggles! I can truly say that I feel your struggles because I am also going through some of my own.
    If you ever need to vent or just it quietly with a friendly ear in hearing range, feel free to call me! I am going to pm my info to you on FB. I don’t care if it is 3am or even 3pm. If you want to chat give me a call! No judgement and whatever is said remains between the two of us!
    Your cards are awesome! Just like you! TFS!

  7. Jean Marmo says:

    I love these cards.

  8. Maggie B says:

    Hi Laurel ~ I was excited to see your name pop up in my email!! Gorgeous cards and I must say that when I scribble the colors on the paper, mine NEVER turn out looking like this! These are both incredibly stunning. I think of and pray for your strength. ~HUGS

  9. Sonia de Rosales says:

    Both cards are so beautiful! The coloring is awesome!

  10. Amazing cards x

  11. Hi, Laurel, I’m sorry you are facing some serious challenges in life. I pray that you overcome them all ♥ I have to pin your watercolor flower cards and try to CASE them because I fell in love with them as soon as I saw them! Gentle hugs!

  12. Linda Heithold says:

    These are outstanding. I just found these today and am so glad I did. I just bought this stamp set in fact it’s so new it’s still in the package. What inspiration you are, I can’t wait to try the first technique. Thank you so much.

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