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2/17/2016

PP282: A Color Challenge

I saw some beautiful watercolor plaid pictures the other day, and I thought I should try one.


 I used the colors Laurie chose for the Paper Players Color Challenge this week. 


Drawing straight lines with one stroke was pretty difficult for me. At first, I tried to make the lines straight and even by painting over them, but that made the colors muddy - maybe because I used stamp ink instead of watercolor paint. Anyway, I ended up using several pieces of watercolor paper before I got this one right. Whew!
 

It WAS a challenge, but I still enjoyed trying a new technique.
 

Paper: Watercolor Paper, Whisper White, Daffodil Delight
Ink: Pool Party, Daffodil Delight, Tangerine Tango
Accessories: Upsy-Daisy (mft), Stitched Squares STAX (mft), Handwritten Dies (little b), Mini Glue Dots

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6 comments:

  1. Very, very cool! It may have taken a few tries, but well worth it. Thanks for playing along with our color challenge at The Paper Players this week.

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    1. Thank you very much for your sweet and encouraging comment, Colleen!

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  2. What a beautiful background you've created! Your watercolor plaid is amazing, wish I could have seen the process. So glad you joined us this week at The Paper Players!

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    1. Thank you so much for your kind comment, Sandy! I'm glad you liked the background - it was worth trying! :-)

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  3. I love, love, love this card! The plaid makes me smile! SO happy you joined us at The Paper Players this week! XX

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    1. Thanks so much, Claire! The plaid has a lot of potential to play with, doesn't it?

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