Thursday, May 21, 2020

Watercolor fun with Mixed Media Marks by Ellie Knol

Hi, 

Ellie Knol sharing fun watercolor backgrounds with you today!



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This is where it all started.. watercolor play and trying to loosen up, on a big sheet of watercolor;  in the meantime getting the practice of brushstrokes and control of water in the process.
Not that I am new to watercolor, but practice makes perfect, doesn't it?

I did a watercolor workshop on Skillshare from Jo-Marie Barlow to create the backgrounds for the 10x10 cm cards and ATC format cards.

(as for Skillshare: 2 months for free!) 

ENJOY. 



 Why not play, and then cut it up?! 
 

 I gave it my own twist ..
... adding Mixed Media Marks... 


... and of course a stamped focal point....
 Grungy Butterflies and
Flowers Gone Wild and Doodle flowers on the ATC's. 


... I made 2 ATC's and 4 cards from the masterboard!!  


See you next time!

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4 comments:

  1. Wow, these cards are absolutely gorgeous ! Love the colourful background and details, and then the beautiful flowers and butterflies on it ! Enny

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  2. These cards are absolutely stunning! I love all those cards and the idea is brilliant!

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  3. Your cards turned out beautifully! I love how you gave the Skillshare project your own unique twist, and thanks for sharing it here on your blog as well!

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  4. Thanks so much to everyone!!

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