Saturday, March 4

A new challenge, a new technique (to me) and a comparison...

This will be an interesting post as I forgot it was a new month and I remembered my New Year's resolution to try and new technique every month.
I went to YouTube and typed in kraft paper as that was the last thing I had worked with.
many things came up but this one intrigued me as I never did water color on kraft paper before.


As I listened to the video I realized I had two options for the paints... Artist Loft pearlescent watercolor or Angelwings, I believe they are out of business, pearlescent watercolor.
I tried both.

I started with two kraft card stock cards and did the white embossing with Versamark ink and a verse and image from Unity Stamp Co. "...succulent salutations" set.

On to the painting...

This was the card made with the Angelwings pearlescent paints...


This is the card I made with the Artist's Loft paints...

What do you think?

The only thing I noted was the depth of color was heavier with the Angelwings set.
But the fun part was trying a new technique and pulling out things that I all ready had to make it!

3 comments:

  1. Brillant card.I love this technique you have used. I will have to give this one a try.
    Thank you for sharing with us at Alphabet challenge.
    Crafty hugs
    Lesley

    ReplyDelete
  2. Super cute!!! Thank you for joining us at Alphabet Challenge, good luck!!! Amy DT

    ReplyDelete
  3. Ever wanted to get free Google+ Circles?
    Did you know that you can get them AUTOMATICALLY AND ABSOLUTELY FREE by registering on Like 4 Like?

    ReplyDelete