Beautiful You/ Watercoloring on Shimmer White

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These watercolor pencils are Awesome!!! Watercoloring on Shimmer White card stock is beautiful, you just need to know a feel tricks to get it to look just right!

Pool party card base
2 3/4 x 5 1/2 shimmer white
2 7/8 x 5 1/2 basic black
scrap shimmer white
scrap basic black
scrap peekaboo peach dsp

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Stamp the Umbrella Girl in the lower center of Shimmer White with Satzon Black ink.

stamp umbrella only on the scrap dsp.

stamp the verse on the scrap shimmer white

Cut the umbrella out of the DSP cutting on the black line.

Cut the verse out with layering oval and a scallop oval out of the scrap black.

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Lightly color the entire background with your colored pencils. I used Bermuda Bay, Basic Gray for the background and a touch of Pacific Point on the Shadow. The dress uses Calypso Coral and highlighted with Pumpkin Pie.

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Using Aquapainter...wet the sky, being careful not to mix the blue into the dress or ground.

Wipe off brush...wet the ground and then blend the shadow into it.

Wipe off the brush and wet the dress.

For more color variation, you can grab color off the pencil with your aquapainter and dab it onto the paper.

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Adhere the umbrella with adhesive.

Attach watercolored image to black mat.

Attach verse to black scallop.

Using tear tape, attach the Peekaboo Peach ribbon. to the back side of the image.
Attach to card base with more tear tape.

Attach verse with dimensionals.