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Craft Your Joy Watercolor Video: Painting a Luminous Flower in Watercolor

Published on 08/23/2019

I’m super excited to share this fun watercolor paint-a-long video. In this video, I’m painting a gorgeous bloom using watercolor, gouache and iridescent calligraphy colors. Details about my online watercolor classes and email list are below. 

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Painting Whimsical Wildflowers and Weeds

Craft Your Joy Watercolor Video: Painting Wildflower Bouquets in Watercolor

Published on 04/04/2019

Let’s paint some wildflowers and weed, shall we? In this video, I’m painting a bouquet of wildflowers and weeds and sharing tips and tricks along the way. I’m also sharing some details about a new online watercolor course I’ll be launching this month, April 2019.

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Pyrole Red and Sap Green

Color Mixing with Qor Watercolors: Pyrole Red + Sap Green

Published on 01/22/2019

In this watercolor mixing tutorial, I’m mixing up two colors to create deep brown-red shades for leaves and foliage. Using Qor Watercolor Pyrole Red Light and Sap Green, I’m mix mashing them together to experiment. Not gonna lie, I didn’t love this at first.

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Mission Gold Watercolor: Quinacridone Magenta and Ultramarine Deep

Color Mixing with Mission Gold: Quinacridone Magenta + Ultramarine Deep

Published on 01/15/2019

In this color mixing tutorial, I’m sharing how I mix up lovely lilacs, purples and deep violets for my floral paintings. Using Quinacridone Magenta and Ultramarine Blue, I’m mix mashing them together to create gorgeous purples and violets.

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Dreamy Florals in Progress

Behind the Bloom: Florals in Progress Around Here

Published on 01/10/2019

So, have I ever mentioned how much I love to paint flowers. Ha! Maybe once or twice? Here’s a little sneaky peekie at some “in the works” florals and a little behind the bloom of what’s going on over here.

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Quinacridone Gold and Rose

Color Mixing with Sennelier + MGraham: Quinacridone Gold and Quinacridone Rose

Published on 01/08/2019

In this color mixing tutorial, I’m sharing how I mix up golden rose shades to paint in my flowy florals. Using Quinacridone Gold and Quinacridone Rose, I’m letting them mix mash together to create some really interesting looks.

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Seasons Givings Blog Hop

Seasons Givings Blog Hop 2019

Published on 12/31/2018

Welcome to the 2019 Seasons Givings Blog Hop!

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Color Mixing with Hansa Yellow Light and Paynes Gray

Color Mixing with Qor + Daniel Smith Watercolors: Hansa Yellow Light + Paynes Gray

Published on 12/18/2018

In this color mixing tutorial, I’m sharing how I mix up green shades to go with my flowy flowy florals. Hansa Yellow Light and Paynes Gray are such great friends!

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Watercolor Wreath with Distress Inks

Craft Your Joy Card Tutorial: Watercolor Wreath for the Hollydays with Distress Inks

Published on 12/11/2018

In today’s card tutorial, I’m sharing another super simple HOLLYDAY card design. The magic is in the washy washy watercoloring with distress inks.

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Creating a Christmas Card Design with Distress Inks and Gina K Designs Stamps by Lisa Hetrick

Craft Your Joy Card Tutorial: Simple Holiday Card with Distress Inks and Gina K Designs

Published on 12/04/2018

In today’s card tutorial, I’m sharing a super simple holiday card design that uses filler leaf and foliage images from a variety of stamp sets to create a Christmas themed card in minutes.

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