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Watercolor Greeting Cards - a finished card

Watercolor Greeting CardsI can't draw or paint, but I learned a simple way to watercolor and make handmade cards.


A watercolor wash of purple and peach.

Watercolor Art IdeasLooking to give watercolors a try. This page offers several tips, techniques, and projects to help you get started.


10 Minute Watercolor Using Markers

Watercolor Painting Using MarkersTry this easier approach to creating beautiful watercolor paintings, using water soluble markers. This post explains the process used in watercolor painting using markers.


Watercolor Resist Painting

Watercolor Resist PaintingThis is a page about watercolor resist painting. Water color rest painting is neat technique that leaves certain areas free from the watercolor paint.


A picture of watercolor paints and paint brushes.

Watercolor Tips and TechniquesThis page is about watercolor tips and techniques. There is a lot to learn about the kinds of paints and different ways of applying them when beginning to watercolor.


Watercolor of black and white cat.

Craft: Watercolor (BooBoo on My Lap)This is a quick rendering of my cat, BooBoo, as he sits on my lap. I was lucky enough to have my watercolors and paper out. I use this picture as my profile picture on Facebook and like the comments I have received.


Bob the Builder watercolors for a boy's bedroom.

Craft: Watercolor Bob The BuilderI created these very cool pictures for my son's Christmas present. I used his favorite books, tracing paper, watercolor paper, watercolor pencils, and a paint brush. Most of the craft supplies can be purchased at your local Walmart.


Watercolor painted flower cards.

Watercolor Art CardsThese striking cards are surprisingly easy to make when you choose simple, bold images such as flowers to paint. Pasted onto card stock, they make an enchanting gift for a mother or beloved friend.


Watercolor paint box.

Keeping Paper Flat When Painting With Watercolors?Advice for keeping the paper flat when working with watercolors. First of all, water color paintings are going to "pucker" or curl a bit because of the use of water.


patience and painting of a snail

Etegami (Japanese Folk Art)I recently learned of Etegami, a Japanese folk art. It's a simple hand-painted drawing accompanied by a few words. It's usually done on postcards and sent to someone. I love this style of art because is not meant to be perfect. I taught it to some middle schoolers, who loved it.


Rose Watercolor Resist Painting

Watercolor Resist PaintingI recently taught 600 kids this project at my daughter's school. It's very easy and most of the supplies are inexpensive. The kids really loved how the watercolor paints wouldn't mix with the oil pastels. They all turned out beautiful. I may have had more fun than the kids creating the samples!


Watercolor Greeting Cards - a finished card

Watercolor Greeting CardsI can't draw or paint, but I learned a simple way to watercolor and make handmade cards.


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