Thursday, February 20, 2014

Impression Obsession DT Challenge: Favorite Technique

The Impression Obsession team's challenge today is to create a project using a favorite technique.

CL503 Watercolor Wildflowers
I love to watercolor, and finally got my set of these watercolor stamps, which were created from my own watercolor paintings.


I inked the flower and leaf stamps with Versamagic chalk ink, then spritzed them with water before stamping.


While the impression was still wet, I touched dye inks into the image to add shading.


Further layers of color and shading were added after each layer was dry, using reinkers and a water-soluble graphite pencil.


 The sentiment can be found HERE.

Be sure to check out these other designers' blogs for inspiration -

Anna @ Sassy & Sweet Notes
Daniela @ For the First Time
Dina @ Mama Dini's Stamperia ---- you're here
Ellen @ The Serendipitous Stamper
Jeanne @ Inky Paws
Jenny @ One Krafty Kat
Kittie @ Kittie Kraft
Laura @ Laura's Stamp Art Journal
Vicki @ Summerthyme Studio

Remember you can enter these challenges too, using your Impression Obsession stamps! See the I.O. blog for all the details - you might even win a $25 gift certificate!! We'd love to have you join us.
Thanks for stopping by!

16 comments:

  1. wow, these flowers look gorgeous and I love the design of that verse.

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  2. Hello Dini! Wow! Whatta card. Absolutely stunning. I know you from SCS and am excited to get to know your talents better.

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  3. Love it, Dina! With our unusually warm weather, our poppies should be blooming early - our tulip trees and cherry trees are!

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  4. Very, very lovely. Thanks.

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  5. thank you for explaining your technique. Watercolor is challenging and these poppies are gorgeous. Inspired.

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  6. Hi Dina, love your creations and designs! It's a joy to work with them. And when time allows me I will certainly join this one! warm greet Miranda

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  7. A great technique which I already tried out for Christmas, but I now learned the shading from you. A great idea and I'm going to try this too. Thanks for sharing. Your card is stunning!!! I saved it already on my Pinterestboard, so I wouldn't forget how to do it :-))
    Groetjes Gery

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  8. GORGEOUS,gorgeous poppies!!

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  9. Gorgeous watercolor card Dina!!!!
    Wonderful sentiment too!
    Jan

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  10. Beautiful Dina!
    Sandra ltb

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  11. A lovely card with beautiful poppies ! A great technique !

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  12. My favorites, all the poppy images and dies! Such a breathtaking image. Lovely card!

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  13. I love your watercolor Dina!! The poppies are so beautiful!! We are so blessed to have you as a part of SCS. It is awesome being able to view your work.

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  14. Gorgeous! I love this tech as well and your finished project is WONDERFUL!

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