Monday, 26 September 2016

IB25 - Same Flower, Different Colour


I hope you're not in peony-overload! I spent a bit more time with it this weekend and used distress inks and a waterbrush to make 3 more same-but-different cards. This time I tried fall colours for this week's Inspired by All the Little Things Challenge:




For the first one, I layered up my flower, starting with yellow, then two tones of orange before finishing off with some orange-red.


This time I tried to unleash my inner Kimberly and stamped in black and then used a loose, bold watercolour style. I love the vivid colours.


Finally, I took a more classic approach, painting each petal, and allowing each layer to dry naturally.

I used:
-Ellen Hutson Mondo Peony
-Distress inks


ETA: Bonnie chose the top card as a Stand Out!

17 comments:

  1. Your artistry is amazing, Ardyth - each is spectacular!

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  2. So pretty! I get stuck on coloring an image a certain way - so great to see it differently all at once. Love the top one the most though! It just seems to radiate warmth somehow.

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  3. Would not want to have to pick a favorite from these three beauties..cuz they are all stunning! Gorgeous bold, fall colors and awesome watercolor technique!

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  4. Beautiful watercoloring - love all three samples, although my favorite is the first one with the yellow glow behind the flower. Very lovely!

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  5. All three variations are lovely!..The black outlined with loose coloring is my favorite. So glad to see you playing at Inspired By All the Little Things:))

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  6. I can't pick between them, they're all fabulous!

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  7. These are all so gorgeous in their own way! Beautiful colouring.

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  8. Beautiful Ardyth! I like the warm sunny colors!!

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  9. You are turning into an expert painter and I could use some lessons! You've make your peonies sing!! Hugs, Darnell

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  10. Wow...You're such a great artist Ardyth!!!
    This watercolored flower collection is stunning!
    XXX

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  11. There is that GORGEOUS peony again...and no, I never tire of seeing it! Love seeing your painting variations...they all look great! Thanks for playing along with us at Inspired By...All the Little Things!

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  12. WOW lovely watercolouring -stunning

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  13. Ardyth you are on a roll this week with the Mondo Peony, so many gorgeous watercoloured creations. Thank you for sharing with us at Inspired By All the Little Things this week!

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  14. What a beautiful peck of flowers! My fave? The first!!!

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  15. A trio of awesomeness! I love them all but am especially drawn to the first and second.

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  16. I love ALL of these cards. Great job channelling the inspiration photo! Thanks for joining us at Inspired by All the Little Things.

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  17. This is stunning! Gorgeous take on the inspiration photo!

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