Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Watercolor Fur

Hi stamping friends! Leah here today to show you an easy way to get a soft, fur texture with watercolor. I pulled out the Easter Bunnies set from Inspired By Stamping as the cute little bunnies are perfect for this technique!
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You'll need your choice of stamps, water, a paintbrush, watercolors and a q-tip.
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Mix up some of the color you want for your image and then dip the q-tip into it.
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Then, with a pouncing motion you color in the bunnies fur with the q-tip. The color will transfer but will be applied with the soft texture of the cotton from the q-tip.
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Once you are happy with the fur texture you can go over the entire image with a light wash of a different color to fill in the gaps and to create more depth. Once the image is dry you can then watercolor in the rest.
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Now you have some cute, fuzzy bunnies! I created a border with the egg images also in the Easter Bunny set.
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Here's a close up of the watercolor texture.
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I hope you enjoyed this fun technique to create some fuzzy fur! Thanks for joining me today!
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1 comment:

Mynn Kitchen said...

Leah, this is SO sweet! I LOVE the great texture you created here! Beautiful card, friend! HUGS! :) Mynn xx