Layered Watercolor

Hi there! I hope your week is going well. I wanted to share a card I created featuring Layered Watercolor…

I used THESE Zig Markers as my watercolor medium and did a similar technique as seen in THIS previous post, but took it a step further and added more watercolor layers on top to intensify the colors and give it an artsy, organic look…

I started by stamping the floral images from THIS stamp set on a panel I cut using THIS die. I used THIS ink since I was working with watercolor and didn’t want it to smear. I quickly colored the images using the watercolor markers and then gave them a spray with water. I let it dry completely before adding a second wash of watercolor on top. I repeated the process to add a third layer on top, leaving most of the color on the image.

I finished off the card by adding the greeting. I cut THIS word die from some black cardstock and added THIS on top followed by a coat of THIS. I stamped the sentiments from the set to go in front of the die-cut word and mounted the panel on to a black cardstock using THIS foam for dimension.

I love the build up of color using this technique. I hope you give it a try. Thanks for stopping by.



  1. Shelly
    July 1, 2016

    Oh, what a pretty card! Love the watercolor!

  2. Mary-Anne V
    July 1, 2016

    Another neat technique! very pretty outcome.

  3. Karen B.
    July 1, 2016

    Fun card!


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