Watercolour vase

Watercolour techniques are everywhere at the moment, and I am loving them!  As a total novice at anything 'arty', I love that the supplies needed are not expensive and in fact you can use inks etc that you might already have.  Just buy some true watercolour paper, and some sort of brush or aqua painter, and you can start to create some amazing effects  The challenge at Less is More this week is just that - use water to move your colour - so I am entering a card I have made - my very first watercolour card - which I created following a tutorial by Dawn Wolesagle from WPlus9.  I didn't have the stamps she used, but I did have another WPlus9 stamp set, called Folk Art Florals, so I had a 'go'.  I love the result, but of course, need to practise a lot more!  I'm showing it here, just to be part of this challenge.

I used Distress markers for the colour, just scribbling them onto an acrylic block and spritzing with water to dilute.  The sentiment by Simon Says Stamp is stamped in Versafine Vintage Sepia.


  1. great watercoloring, you must be a great student.. i love this card.

  2. Novice? Pah!!! This is lovely, Ann

    GDTM Simply Less Is More

  3. I think you did a beautiful job on your first watercolor. Lovely.

  4. Well Ann, all I can say if this is your first attempt is WOW!
    It's is absolutely gorgeous!
    Thanks so much
    "Less is More"

  5. Beautifully done Anne, beautiful colours and perfect technique
    Thanks for taking part
    Less is more

  6. Wow Ann, amazing first attempt, love this!
    Thanks for joining us at Less is More
    LIM Designer

  7. This is just beautiful, first attempt!

  8. I don't believe it is your first attempt. Fabulous card. Thanks for sharing.

  9. For a first attempt this is wonderful. Love the colours, very elegant. Tracey R

  10. Wonderful work, and such a simple design. It needs nothing more :)


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