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« on: March 30, 2013 07:33:09 PM »

AMATEUR UBER-NOOBIE WATERCOLOR ATCs by WideEyedLife

So, thanks to the MANY inspiring watercolor artists on the ATC swaps---because I finally had to try it out myself!  These are my first watercolors ever, and I'm so excited by the possibilities!

Here goes nothing!  Smiley

"Thumbelina"
 
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"Lacey"


"Begging Eyes"


"Haute Couture: Froggy Style"


"Spring is Coming: Everyone is going out on the town"


"Eternae"


"Just Strange"


"Discovery"


"EEP!"


"Ivy"


"Genie"


"Don't Let the Stars Get in Your Eyes"


"The Princess on the Glass Hill"


"Andrea"


"Harold"


"Twisted"


"April Showers"


"Elyssia"


"Sherwood"


"Marian"



Thanks again, all you amazing watercolor-ers, for being my inspiration!  Smiley  I hope, one day, to improve my technique to the level I want it to be at!  I am SO addicted to these now!

So, I'm wondering, all you watercolor peoples, what do you use as outliners?  I'm using a waterfast pen---but do any of you use a special pen, or pen and ink?  Or brush and ink?  How do you get the variable lines in some of your outlining?

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« Reply #1 on: March 30, 2013 07:44:27 PM »

Omigosh! Those are AMAZING and AMAZINGLY beautiful! Fantastic job!
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« Reply #2 on: March 30, 2013 08:28:51 PM »

These are great. I think your fairy further down looks a bit cold?  Wink
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« Reply #3 on: March 31, 2013 02:54:55 AM »

Wow, you really went all out! These are great, and so diverse!
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« Reply #4 on: March 31, 2013 06:08:14 AM »

very pretty. Nicely done!

I keep watching those ATC's but do fear I have not the skill. But they are very lovely

well and wonderment
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« Reply #5 on: March 31, 2013 12:05:34 PM »

I love the wacky critters! And I love the portrait/character ones. Nice free and light touch with the watercolors. Amazing.
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« Reply #6 on: March 31, 2013 12:41:56 PM »

Wow, these are fantastic I can't even pick a fave ( well yes maybe thumbelina Grin).
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« Reply #7 on: March 31, 2013 02:27:28 PM »

These are great. I think your fairy further down looks a bit cold?  Wink

hee hee.  I thought so, too.
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« Reply #8 on: April 09, 2013 07:53:57 PM »

Seriously? What can't you do??  Gorgeous, all of them!! Way to go!
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« Reply #9 on: April 15, 2013 07:14:46 AM »

 These are absolutely stunning. I am equally impressed by your backgrounds too! I stuggle with those and you really do flesh out a world in each little cards. Beautiful!
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