Watercolor painting is an art form that creates artistic representations, usually on watercolor paper, using pigments that are water-soluble.
OK, I love the wording “artistic representation” because I can’t draw for the life of me and I also have trouble actually painting objects much less making my sentiment look like I painted it. I’m so glad that my cards are beautiful regardless if I can’t draw or paint. Thank you “artistic representation”!!
With that said, I created two cards today for my online Watercolor for Card Makers Class Homework. The assignment was to watercolor paint over a stamped image. This was fun! My daughter, niece and I sat down to create our cards. It’s amazing how all of us came up with different versions of the same image.
I made two cards because I felt like my first flower was dulled out and wanted to see if I could use a different flower. Also, my sentiment was giving me so trouble. Here are my “artistic representation” of flowers in a vase!
On my first card, the blue water started to seep out of my jar on the side. I went to close to the black line with my wet paint brush. I over did it a little with the shadow at the bottom of the jar. You have to learn from your mistakes.
This second card, the water stayed in the jar and my shadow looks so much better. The sentiment is where I think I over did it. That’s the beauty of water-coloring.
So what do you think? Did I do a good job at depicting a watercolor painting? Would you call me a Watercolorists?
Well in my book, I’m the best Watercolorists on this side of the computer screen, lol!!!!
The real test is how do I compare to my daughter and niece!! Below you will find the cards they painted.
My Daughter My Niece
Well that’s it for today. I hope you enjoyed our cards today and will not hesitate to try water-coloring and become a Watercolorists!!