Three Watercolor Flower Cards
These stamped flower cards from Posh Impressions have an artful delicacy and transparency that captivates the viewer. It is true watercolor at its very best.
- Dee Gruenig Marvy brush art markers
- Watercolor brush from local stamp or art supply store
- Watercolor paper called hot press from art supply store. Two good brands are Arches & Cannon
- Le Pen or Le Plume fine point pen from Marvy or similar
- Watercolor Flower Set #1 seen at right
- Spatter Stamp found in the same set (click link at left & spatter stamp is at top left of set you will see in the close up. Available only as part of the set.
- Optional: you might want to try it with Prang conventional watercolors, too.
Modern Marvy Watercolor & Ink Iris
- Color Iris stamp with Marvy marker, wet it slightly.
- Stamp on watercolor paper.
- Use watercolor brush with water to “move” the ink around a bit.
- Wet paper in spots & use splatter stamp on the wet paper.
- Touch up further by putting Marvy pen color on an acrylic mount using it as a palette.
- After ink is dried, delicately sketch some black accents on it.
Modern Marvy Watercolor & Ink Coneflowers
- Trim watercolor paper to 3 ½ x 5 ¼”.
- Edge edges of panel with gold pen.
- Place work over coordinating pink panel 5 ¾ x 3 ¾, leaving larger overlap on top & bottom than on sides.
- Cut slit in center of card fold. Slip sheer light green ribbon through slit & secure on back of card.
- Layer watercolor panel over a 4 ¾ x 6 ¾” white card.
Modern Marvy Watercolor & Ink Daffodil
- Trim watercolor panel to 3 1/8 x 4 1/2 “.
- Edge panel with gold pen.
- Make a card of 4 1/8 x 5 ¾” from rust colored cardstock.
- Cut a 2 ¾ x 5 ¾”panel from green cardstock.
- Glue cardstock to right side of card.
- Cut a 78” x 4 ¾” panel from green cardstock.
- Cut a 2 ¼ x 3 ¾” panel from rust cardstock.
- Layer as shown in example with green on rust, rust on green.
- Edge flower delicately with fine black pen.
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