Craft Your Joy Technique Tutorial: Creating Watercolor Patterned Paper
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I thought it would be fun to launch a QUICK TIP video series focusing on simple techniques you can try for your cardmaking and papercrafting projects. This video is “in the moment,” on the fly. No editing. No voice over. No perfect lighting set up. Just me painting and sharing some of my favorite ways to create watercolor effects using dye-based inks to paint beautiful blooms. I’d love to know if you find this tutorial helpful and would like to see more “bite-sized” tips in the future. Comment and let me know how I can be helpful.
Today’s tutorial uses my new stamp set Hello Beautiful with Gina K Designs. In this video, I’m sharing two of my favorite water-based markers and some ways you can use them to create patterned paper backgrounds. Let me know if you enjoyed this week’s quick tip video and found it helpful!
This card design uses my stamp set “Hello Beautiful,” with Gina K Designs.
Watercolor Supplies I used in the tutorial:
Watercolor Paper: Bee Watercolor Paper: http://shrsl.com/v5mp
Bee Watercolor Paper: https://amzn.to/2pVPmyg
Watercolor Brush Pens/Markers:
Arteza Real Brush Pens: https://amzn.to/2Jyv7yI
Zig Clean Color Brush Pens: https://amzn.to/2IG1pGV
My Craft Mat:
I get a lot of questions about the craft mat I use in my videos. It is a piece of poster board from WR Memory Keepers. They call is Designer Poster Board: Wood White. Manufactured by American Crafts. I had the poster board heavy duty laminated at my local Staples. GREAT for photos, video, craft mat usage. It wipes right off and is heat resistant.
You can find this poster board in many craft and hobby stores. Or you can shop via this affiliate link: https://amzn.to/2GKP3Qp
Affiliate links are used above for products I absolutely LOVE. Purchasing through the link means I will receive a small commission at NO additional cost to you. I never share products I have not personally tried, used and LOVE. I am an illustrator and part of the design team for Gina K Designs and will share Gina K products in my videos as well.
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You are LOVED is the art print that inspired my new Hello Beautiful stamp set.
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