I’ve been playing with various watercolour effects, out of curiosity more than any thing! Thought I’d share the results, just in case someone else might be interested… All of them feature a Stampendous stamp (Cling Poppy Scene #CRM234).
Distress Reinker Watercolour Technique
Printed with Archival Jet Black on watercolour paper. Painted with waterbrush and distress reinkers. Sky: Tumbled Glass; Trees: Peeled Paint; Hills: Shabby Shutters; Hedge: Bundled Sage; Roof: Rusty Hinge; Door: Vintage Photo; Field: Mustard Seed/Tea Dye; Poppies: Barn Door/Fired Brick/Black Soot.
Embossed outline in WOW! Ebony, on white card stock. Colours as above. Much more muted palette, not nearly as vibrant as the distress inks proper – perhaps due to more absorption into the paper, but I think the formulation in the pens is significantly different.
Derwent Watercolour Collection
Printed with Archival Jet Black onto watercolour paper. Colour picked up from pencils using water brush. Note that the colour is opaque and hides the black outline. Sky: Aquatone (AT) 33 Light Blue; Trees: AT 50 Cedar Green; Hills: AT 46 Emerald Green; Hedge: mix of greens; Roof: AT 63 Venetian Red; Door: Watercolour Pencil (WP) 54 Burnt Umber; Field: WP 7 Naples Yellow/AT 63 Venetian Red; Poppies: AT 14 Deep Vermillion/20 Crimson Lake/WP 67 Ivory Black.
Printed with Memento Tuxedo Black onto Ryman 200gsm bright white coated card. Sky: Cool Aqua; Trees: Olive Green; Hills: Apple; Hedge: Pear Green; Roof: Spice; Door: Walnut; Field: Sunflower/Tan; Poppies: Poppy/Burgundy/Black. Another set of luminous colours 🙂