The vibrancy and translucent properties to watercolor have makes my heart sing for sure!
These cards are so easy to make!
a bit more tips on Liquid watercolor:
use lots of water and play with the water to pigment ratio!
Use a clean wet brush when changing up colors.
Learn to control liquid watercolor by learning to not control it, let the pigment blend on paper!
Keep it simple! what you are really doing is creating a wash, and playing with colors. Have fun painting and you find lots of beautiful things about watercolor!
I like to keep a stock of watercolor card panels cut to the size that I like to use, so when I want to play with color I have paper ready to go!
Use mater to create gradients with the pigment!
These paintings look like a lot of work, but I let the three pigments do all the work, I chose a Cyan, Magenta, and a Cool/Lemon Yellow. from Taylored Expressions, the colors were called Lollipop, Lemon Meringue, and Cookie Monster. So for less than $15 I can get a whole bunch of colors and play out of those tubes of liquid watercolor! So fun right?!!!
So do you use liquid watercolor? if so I would love to learn more about how you use it. If you are afraid of liquid watercolor, what is stopping you from playing with it?