Hello, it’s Gaylynn here with another installment of my Watercolor Wednesday series. I am sharing a way to use distress ink pads to create a card with a brick watercolor background.
With distress ink pads in two colors along with brick heat embossing, this watercolor background came to life. I used an ink smooshing technique to get a weathered color blending look.
Sentiment: Be obsessively grateful.
Unity Stamp Co. products used:
Hit The Brick
I made a quick video tutorial for this. It includes instructions along the way throughout the video. However, the written process follows.
Brick Distress Ink Background Watercolor Card
By Gaylynn Martling for Unity’s Watercolor Wednesday
(See also the video tutorial for this project.)
Stamp onto watercolor paper with embossing ink. I used ColorBox white ink with clear embossing powder.
Heat set. Stamp and emboss the sentiment onto vellum. I used StazOn ink with embossing powder.
On a plastic craft mat, apply sections of distress ink color. Spritz with water. Lay the stamping over the ink.
With a water brush, move around or add color as needed. Heat set.
Embellish and assemble the card.
Here is another look.
To view my other watercolor projects on the Unity blog, see Watercolor Wednesday.
Catch me next Wednesday with a new project for Unity’s Watercolor Wednesday. Thanks so much for visiting.
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