Wednesday, November 4, 2020

Zig blender brush watercolor + stenciling ~ card tutorial.

 Hello.  For Technique Time at Unity, I share a way to use the Zig blender brush with watercolor along with a touch of stenciling accents for this tea or coffee themed card.

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Using the Zig blender brush with watercolor accents is simple and convenient in card making.  It is especially helpful with the use of Zig clean color real brush marker pens.

Helpful tips:
Here are helpful tips for watercolor using the Zig blender brush.  First, stamp onto watercolor paper using waterproof ink.  I like to stamp on the smooth side of the paper for stamped projects.  Next, add outline touches of watercolor from Zig clean color real brush pens.  Then, using a wet Zig blender brush, blend out and move the watercolor from the stamp outline.  I used bold colors, but the same technique can be used with lighter shades.  Also, work in smaller sections before the watercolor dries.  Next, allow dry time or heat set.  For added accents, add a background panel with light stenciling.  Then, fussy cut or place the watercolor panel onto your card base, to finish.

I made a quick video tutorial showing the process for this project.
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Here is another look.

Supplies:  Unity Stamp Co. Tea Cup Floret
Also, original Misti, flat and foam double-sided tape, cardstock, MCT etched edge frame dies, MFT snowfall stencil, distress oxide ink in walnut stain and wilted violet; Gina K Designs amalgam ink in chocolate truffle, Zig blender brush, Zig clean color real brush pens for watercolor 062, 067, 084, 082, 042, 033; Altenew palette mat, adhesive gems.

Be sure to visit the Unity blog for the entire article and tutorial.
Also, you can find my other features at Unity's
Technique Time and
Watercolor Wednesday.

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