Hello and welcome!! I love it when card kits include art mediums. MFT’s June kit included Color Burst watercolors. This is a medium I never tried before. I had heard of it, but it didn’t interest me. It took a card kit to get me to try them. I had a lot of fun working with these powdered watercolors, and it was mesmerizing to watch them burst into life when mixed with water. The speckled effects you can get with these are gorgeous and unique.
The kit also included some watercolor paper by Ken Oliver. I loved the bright whiteness of it. It reminded me of the Tim Holtz Distress Watercolor Card Stock. It was fun to try, but I’ll stick with my Arches watercolor paper which can take on a lot more water than the Ken Oliver paper.
I used many different techniques to create these these cards, but my favorite is the metallic watercolors on black card stock card. This floral stamp set lent itself perfectly for this technique. I love a large floral stamp sets like this one.
At the end of my video, I included a new product I use to take pictures of my cards on. I also show you how I take pictures of my cards for my blog, Instagram and Facebook.
Thank you for stopping by! Links to the products I used are listed below. The MFT June kit is sold out; however, I have links to all the products from the kit which you can buy separately.
Card #1: Dappled Color Burst Flowers Card
Card #2: Speckled Background Card
Card #3: Colored Pencils on Kraft Card
Polychromos pencils: Light Magenta 119, Fuchsia 123, Magenta 133, Light Yellow Glaze 104, Dark Cadmium Orange 115, Burnt Siena 283
Card #4: Metallic Watercolors on Black Card Stock Card
Card #5: Partial Die Cutting Watercolor Card
You can watch my process video below or over on my YouTube channel in HD.
Olive & Oak Styling Mats:
Flowers in Bloom Stamp:
Flowers in Bloom Die:
Black Licorice Card Stock:
Coral Crush Card Stock:
Tropical Teal Card Stock:
Jellybean Green Card Stock:
Color Burst Watercolors:
Hero Arts Embossing Ink:
AF419 Clear Embossing & Watermark Ink
White Embossing Powder:
Folded Fishtail Banner Die-namics
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