Saturday, February 21, 2015

Thanks for being my friend : Color without outlines

Hello! It's Lexa here!
Today I'm going to show you a card I made. I'm trying new technique to color the image without outlines. 

First, I stamped the image's second generation stamping technique using Ranger's Distess Ink Scattered Straw.
Then I watercolored it with Distress Markers for the image, and Kuretake Gansai Tambi for the background.

I add some thin lines for the outline using Distress Markers as shadow, just to make it more clear. 

I made a stripe border using Kraft paper leftover and random stamped the bone and cute paws to make my own patterned paper.

I hope this one will inspire you to try this new technique! Have a good saturday!


  1. Wow beautiful colouring! great technique tfs

  2. This looks great! It really looks hand painted rather than stamped! :)

  3. Your water coloring is superb! Really like how you added shadows with the markers.. I always struggle with the shadows've inspired me to try again :) TFS!

  4. Your water coloring is perfect! I love your "belinda's border" background!

  5. WOW!! this is stunning!! I love the watercoloring and all the shadows you created. Beautiful card.

  6. This is stunning! The watercoloring is so pretty and soft looking. Love it.

  7. How beautiful!! Your watercoloring is amazing! Thank you for sharing.


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