INSIDE : Learn how to create beautiful DIY watercolor Gem easy artwork for your home or even give as a gift. This mixed media watercolor piece with a bit of ink pattern makes it a special work of art.
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If you are looking for more Easy DIY Artwork, you might want to check out these simple tutorials I put together for other paintings.
I have had such a fun time creating all kinds of different and new art work! I have made
- Abstract Diamonds
- Diamond Patterns
- A Geometric Peach
- Gold Foil Doily Art
- Watercolor Gem
- DIY Large Scaled Art
- Pepper Painting Technique
- Spackle DIY Art
Yesterday I took some time with the kiddos to get our watercolor paints out and have a little fun. You might have seen this Instagram pic that is the color inspiration for my daughter’s room. Today I am sharing some Watercolor Gem Easy Art work that will be displayed in her room.
How do I paint a watercolor gem?
True to my typical craft style, I did not measure or may anything using a ruler. So throw those rulers out the window and get creative with me!
Using Martha’s thicker stencil tape, I laid out the basic shape for my watercolor gem.
Then, I used a thinner, patterning tape to create shapes within my gem. Make sure to push on all edges to ensure a clean edge with your watercolor.
Next, using orange, yellow, purple and fuchsia I filled in each small shape with a simple wet wash technique.
After the paint had dried, I used a thin point pen to doodle some designs overtop the watercolor. I left some spaces blank to not make the painting too busy.
Lastly, remove your tape and enjoy the crisp white lines.
I love the girlie colors and patterns. I think it will go so perfectly in my daughter’s new “big girl room”…. she’s four, so it’s all relative!
Enjoy this simple art how-to? You can see my other Easy Art in 1.2.3. posts here!
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