Hello and thanks for visiting my blog! I have two cards for you today. I thought it would be fun to create basically the same card but use two different mediums to color in my stamped images. I chose Prima watercolors and Copic markers. The card on the left is my watercolor card, and I stamped my images onto Canson XL Watercolor paper using VersaFine Onyx Black Ink. The card on the right is my Copic marker card, and I stamped my images onto Neenah Solar White cardstock using Simon Says Stamp Intense Black Ink.
I used my Mini Misti to stamp my images onto the paper. Even though the paper was longer than the Misti, it stamped up just fine. I used a mask over the cow, so I could stamp the tree behind him.
When an image is suppose to appear white, like my little cow, I have to remind myself to paint with a light touch, so it doesn’t end up looking gray. My watercolor technique was wet brush on dry paper–I feel it gives me a little more control. When I color in flowers, I do like to wet the images with clean water and then drop the color onto the paper.
Below is the Copic version of this card. I really couldn’t say which version of this card I like better. I feel the same way about the mediums I used–I don’t know if I like watercolors or Copics better. I love them both!
Here is the video I created for this card. You can watch it here of on my YouTube Channel. Thanks for stopping by!!
Farm Friends Stamps from MFT
Stitched Banner Dies from Simon Says Stamp
http://amzn.to/2svYhFD (Neenah Solar White 110# Cardstock)