Peerless Water Colors!
I love them! Naturally, the rest of the colors (I only have 15 colors) are something I must have!! I used them to color this wonderful vintage image from I Brake For Stamps called, strangely enough, Vintage Candle.
They were so easy to work with! Not too shabby for my first attempt, I don't think.
I wanted the project to have a mixed media feel to it so, I added
several layers and did some blending.
water coloring the candle image, I masked it off and stamped over the
entire panel using the wood grain background from Wood Background Half Sheet, also from I Brake For Stamps. Because my ink was also water based, I was able to go over the lines of
the wood grain image to blur and blend giving the background a shabby
look. Next, I randomly inked portions of We Wish You Background
and added it to the left hand edge. To mute the text a bit, I ran a
finger full of gesso over parts of it, further adding to the overall
When you visit the I Brake For Stamps store, don't forget to save using my code: SAVE10JANE. And, have yourself a Merry Little Christmas!
I hope you're feeling a bit inspired! Go get inky and be awesome! TTFN--Jane