Distress Marker Watercolor Background

ChristyInk & Paper, Stamping Techniques4 Comments

I love sunsets. Is there anything more beautiful than an open field just before dusk, when the sky is bright orange and the landscape is cast into shadow? It’s a view that I’ve tried to capture more than a few times.

I think I finally got it right.

This background is so simple. Just use your Distress Markers to layer stripes of color on an acrylic block, spray liberally with Glimmer Mist, and drop a piece of watercolor paper on top. It comes out different every time, but it’s always beautiful.

I’ll have to make a video.

Here you can sortof make out the shimmery effect of the Glimmer Mist. I almost always substitute Glimmer Mist for water (in art, not in cooking) because I love that little extra sparkle.



Pink Paper Paradise

4 Comments on “Distress Marker Watercolor Background”

  1. Chrissy

    This is gorgeous Christy..I love how you have done the background colouring, such soft lovely colours..

    Thanks for sharing with us at ‘Make it Monday’
    Luv CHRISSYxx

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  2. Teresa Arsenault

    Your water color is gorgeous, Christy. I saw it first on MIM and had to come over for a closer look.
    Blessing hugs,

  3. tracey

    what a gorgeous card ,love the background effect …
    thanks for joining u sat MIM and good luck
    tracey x

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