Friday, April 12, 2013
MIM: Watercoloring Embossed Images
I have been trying really hard to participate in as many of PTI's MIMs as I can. Since I have never watercolored embossed images I thought I would give it a try. Check out MIM # 111 for the tutorial.
My final card is totally different from what I started out with. I decided to stamp the flowers on a white cardbase. However, I had stamped a little flower in the upper right hand corner. I guess I didn't keep my heat gun close or on long enough because when I applied the watercolor, I got a big mess.
I really liked how the other flowers turned out using my Peerless water colors of yellow and orange yellow, and didn't want to pitch them just yet. So I cut off the part that I messed up on. The other mess I made was with the leaves. The waterclor was absolutely horrible. So I decided to use my copics and die cut some leaves which I placed over the 2nd mess I made.
Not knowing how to rescue what I had left, I let the flower panel sit on my desk for a day. Eventually, this is what I ended up with.
As a final touch, I added some yellow pearls to some of the flowers.
Overall, I am quite happy with the card. In the past, I would have thrown the card in the garbage and given up. Thank you for stopping by to take a peek.