Thursday, March 3, 2016
IO Challenge- Splashes of Color
Greetings everyone! Today's challenge is all about "splashes of color." How do you interpret splashes of color? For me, it meant watercolor. What is the watercolor I have been using a lot lately? The Ken Oliver Color Burst Powders. I have been playing around with them a lot lately, so I thought I would share something I had made with them. Heads up...tomorrow I will be participating in a blog hop between IO and Ken Oliver, so I will have more to show you then.
For this card, I started with a 140lb watercolor paper, spritzed it with water, and then sprinkled it with Ultramarine Blue and Pthalo Green powders. Hint- a little goes a LONG way. You need so much less powder than you think. I spritzed the paper again to let the colors blend and then let the paper dry. Once the paper was dry, I splattered some water onto the paper here and there to get a splattered effect on my background. I let the background dry completely (this takes a long time) and then embossed the Cosmo Silhouette (H16156) and saying from the Everyday Words (CL636) clear set in white embossing powder.
I hope you will visit the other designers to see their interpredation of "splashes of color."