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Tuesday, February 26, 2013

More Old Muse Color Challenge

This week's color challenge at Splitcoaststampers is being brought to you by yours truly to use More Old Muse: More Mustard, Old Olive, and Midnight Muse. Dessert option is watercoloring.

I watercolored my bird and my background. I used a direct to paper technique for the background, running my More Mustard and Old Olive ink pads across my card stock and then applied a light spritzing of water. Once dried, I stamped the Inspired by Nature image with Midnight Muse.

I used my bird punch for the bird and leaf branch, watercoloring him with reinkers and a watercolor brush. I sponged the edges with Midnight Muse for definition.

I love how vivid and rich these colors are together!

 





 

4 comments:

Lorraine said...

How very artistic. I love it!

Loll Thompson said...

Gorgeous watercolor Charlene. A work of art that should be framed!! Love your direct to paper technique - have to give that a try. Great color combo! Loll xx

Joanne (jojot) said...

absolutely stunning.....your watercoloring is awesome....this is so vibrant and gorgeous

Sabrina said...

Oh wow - how gorgeous! I haven't had a huge amount of gallery time this week so I'm glad I spotted this beauty while coming to visit the tooth fairy.