Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Watercolor Tuesday - Inktense Saturated Canary

Hi everyone! 

Since I have another post planned for tomorrow (you definitely don't want to miss it **giveaway alert** so be sure to follow my blog), I'm moving up my regularly scheduled "Watercolor Wednesday" post to today! Do you ever create a card or color an image and think holy crap, I did that?! Well, this card and image for me was one of those moments! I can't believe I'm just now sharing on my blog. Sometimes because I get so excited and I share on instagram or Facebook right away, I totally space actually blogging about it! I actually colored this image a month ago!

This card features so many of my favorite things - Bo Bunny Altitude paper, Saturated Canary digital image, Inktense pencils and Wink of Stella glitter pen!!! Oh my! Even my favorite colors purple and teal! 

While I've been coloring with Derwent Inktense pencils for a couple years, I did take the watercolor class at Kit & Clowder that has definitely taken my coloring to the next level! Based on my experience and just the knowledge obtained I highly recommend it. Even though I have yet to tackle light sources as you can tell in my coloring!! haha

I also created a little video highlighting bits of my coloring on this image. I hope you enjoy it! The image probably took me about an hour to color start to finish (including the background) but I condensed it down to under 10 minutes! ;) I wanted to highlight the different techniques I used throughout without boring you with the entire image coloring  - I would love your feedback on if you found it helpful or enjoyable as I decide on new videos to create!

Thanks so much for stopping by - if you liked my card today and don't want to miss a post please be sure to follow me by clicking the button below!

Products used:
Saturated Canary digital image - waiting for spring
140lb Strathmore Watercolor Paper hot pressed
Peerless Watercolors
Inktense Pencils: Saddle Brown, Baked Earth, Carmine Pink, Sepia Ink, Green Aquamarine, Violet, Madder Brown, Chinese Ink, Tangerine, Poppy Red, Felt Green, Leaf Green, Ionian Green, Sea Blue
Wink of Stella Clear Glitter Brush Pen
Bo Bunny 6x6 Altitude Paper Pad
May Arts Natural Jute Twine
MFT Blueprints 15 Dies

Scotch ATG Adhesive
Helmar Zap Dots
Tim Holtz Tiny Attacher

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