So, I've been participating in the Watercolor for Cardmakers class with Online Card Classes. I have done quite a few cards with some different types of techniques, but I decided to do a couple with the Penny Black Poppies that I have been working with. This is one of them.
The white panel is stamped with the poppies image in Memento Black, which doesn't run with water.
Next, I masked the poppies and leaves by "painting" them with rubber cement. I didn't have any masking fluid and rubber cement was available.
Next comes the watercolor. I used my regular tube watercolors. You could use Crayola pan watercolors if you like...or reinkers diluted with water...or distress inks...whatever. I took ultramarine blue and neutralized it with a touch of orange, and brushed 4 swipes with a wide watercolor brush. I let it dry and rubbed off the rubber cement. The flowers were painted with yellow and red...just very rough brush strokes...and the leaves with a green blend that was on my palette. You can't be too persnickety with this technique!
Cardstock in white and yellow
Ribbon by May Arts