Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Quick and Easy Watercolor Effects!


You may want to click on the image below to enlarge it, to better see details.  What I've done here is to use a watercolor pencil to fill in all the openings in my 6"x6" stencil Pressed Leaves:




Here, I've lifted off the stencil:


 

My next step is to use a mister bottle of water to add moisture across the  whole area:


 
 
After using the mister, I tilt the watercolor paper to help spread the color wash.  I also use a paper towel (shown at the bottom of the photo above) to blot out color from areas where I don't want it to go.

Once the watercolor paper dries -- this takes only minutes -- I'm left with this:


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