Friday, November 1, 2019

Watercolor Weekend November 2, 2019



Hello Friends,

Can you believe it's already November? I can't. I'm working away on Christmas cards. I made this one with yet again, my favorite new stamp set from Art Impressions - 5197 - WC Winter Kids Set. I stamped the lamp post and little girl and fussy cut them out after I watercolored them. I painted the light post in N15 and 026 which is the prettiest shade of yellow! I used the stamp positioner to add the bird from the 5056 - WC Fairy Doors Set because the bird was the smallest one I could find. I colored the bird in with blue 528 and brown 969. I stamped the little girl in with brown (stamped off first) and then watercolored her in with 565, 969, 026, 177, NO 77 pastel peach and NO 67 bubble gum pink. I used the fine tip of the brown Tombow TwinTone pen to draw in some details, her eyelash and her hair. I added a pompom to her hat with a glue dot. I cut out a white piece of Bristol Smooth Paper using a 5063 - Rectangle A2 Double Stitched die and then I used distress inks and round sponge daubers to make the light circle and the sky background. I stamped the trees on the sides from the 4960 - WC Fir Trees Set using the brown 969 and two greens, the 249 and then the 177. I added very little water (mostly to the trunk area) so the branches would stay more detailed. I cut out the snow bank with a die and adhered it with foam tape. Then I used foam tape to adhere the lamp post and the little girl. I used 565 to add the shadows under them. I cut out that frame by using the two largest rectangle dies taped together. The last thing I did was add the snow drops using a stylus and white Gouache paint.  It takes a bit of time to dry.

It's also Day 1 of the fabulous Kathy Raccosin's  14th 30 Day Coloring Challenge. Just ADD THE HASHTAG #thedailymarker30day to your coloring to participate. Check out all the details by clicking here.

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The supplies I used are listed below:



4 comments:

  1. Dot - I love all the 3D aspects of this! And that glow around the lamp post is perfect. Lovely card!

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  2. I love this card, hurry up Christmas, my favorite time of year!

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  3. Dot you always make the cutest cards. I look forward to seeing each one. Great card today

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  4. Dot, you always make the sweetest cards, but this one is my favorite to date. Beautifully constructed and colored. Just wonderful!

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