Negative Watercoloring with Distress Ink Reinkers

August 11, 2020

Negative Watercoloring with Distress Ink Reinkers

I was overwhelmed by the response I received on social media for this butterfly painting that I had had no intention of sharing (in fact I was going to trash it!). This ranked in at one of my most viewed and liked post for the entire month! I was shocked, of course. It went to prove that we are our own worst critics and that perception is everything! Some people might see beauty where you don' my takeaway was to never not share anything I create!

I used my favorite distress ink reinkers again today and I'm excited to share how simple it is to make this kind of lost and found effect.

Altenew Leaf 1

All you need is a lot of water and some drops of ink. The colors are so vibrant and so intense that you don't need a whole lot of them -- a little goes a long way.

I used Altenew's mini branch stamp repeatedly along the edge of the paper with Inkon3 fadeout ink for a no line watercoloring effect.

Have a look at the process video and let me know if you have any questions!


Thanks for watching!


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