Wednesday, 17 February 2010

Watercolour Distress

My turn to post the tutorial over on the CHF Be Creative blog - we're focusing on watercolouring with Distress inks this week with this lovely grape image. Hop on over for the step by step and a chance to win the Fruit Basket stamp set {here}!

Stamps: Fruit Basket (Shady Tree Studio line at Cornish Heritage Farms)

Paper:
140lb hot press watercolor paper

Simply Heavy Chocolate

Ink:
Stazon by Tsukineko (Timber Brown)

Tim Holtz Distress ink by Ranger (Milled Lavender, Dusty Concord, Shabby Shutters, Peeled Paint, Walnut Stain, Weathered Wood)

Other:

Sewing machine and thread

Dew drops by Robin’s Egg

Paintbrush and water or waterbrush


Thanks for stopping by!

10 comments:

Julie said...

Gorgeous, Joanne! I love those Distress Inks--I'm heading over to your tutorial. Hope you're having a great day!

Kaz said...

That's a beautiful card Joanne - I'm off to the tutorial too!! xx

Karen said...

I love watercolouring with Distress Inks, its so subtle. These grapes look fantastic XXX

Gez said...

Fantastic card Joanne. Those grapes look good enough to eat. :)

Janice said...

Lovely painting Joanne. I'll have a look at the tutorial when I got a mo.

Paula said...

you always blow me away with your amazing colouring skills and this is no exception!Wonderful work as always Joanne

Marcy said...

This is lovely, Joanne! Your technique is perfection.

Darlene (SCS:akronstamperdpk) said...

This is gorgeous Joanne! Love the simplicity of this creation and the stitching is perfect! Thanks for inspiration!

Traceyr said...

Beautiful card Joanne your colouring in is superb. :)

Lorraine said...

I love crushed grapes too..must have a little glass of wine. Lovely card and I think your polymer clay piece is fantastic..thanks for visiting my blog