4.08.2013

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Today I decided to try my hand at watercolors. I've never really been a painter; I've worked with acrylics, but just for fun. SO I thought I'd give watercolor a try and I'm already in love. I have no real idea what I'm doing, but it's fun just playing around and discovering new things. 

I've always made it a point to have a craft in my life that's just for me, that I don't do for the shop, but just something that feeds my soul and helps me grow creatively - I've been slacking on this as of late. I think this may be a new, just for fun, hobby!

I could use any and all pointers you may have! Links or just tips, are welcome - just leave them in the comments. Thanks friends!


xo. melisa

9 comments:

  1. I have no tips but these are gorgeous!

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  2. Have you heard of watercolor journaling? Such a fun idea, especially if you want to keep your painting personal!

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  3. I love water colors! I have no tips and tricks since I do it for fun as well, but I hope you have fun!

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  4. These are great! I have some watercolor markers that I love using for the spirit-feeding kind of art :)

    xoxo
    Melyssa
    http://thenectarcollective.com/

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  5. there's something about the thickness of the paper and almost translucentness of watercolour painting. if you use painters tape or masking tape and tape your paper down on a firm piece of cardboard, it will keep it from doing the bendy thing. and try sprinkling some salt on some wet watercolour paint on your page.

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    1. great tips! Thanks so much:)

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  6. This is gorgeous. Thank you for sharing your creative process!

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