Wednesday, September 14, 2016

GUEST ARTIST FEATURE: Rubeena Farooqui

Hello, friends! It's Rubeena from A Rare Ruby. I am super excited to be a guest designer for WPlus9. Dawn is one of the sweetest and most talented ladies in the craft world, and I am so glad to have crossed paths with her. I'm grateful for this opportunity, considering the wonders that Dawn does with watercolors! For the past few months, I have been busy so I don't have as much free time to craft as I used to. When I do craft, I find myself playing with watercolors and creating basic scenes. I find that the scenes still look good even if you don't have the skill (or time) to fill in shading and details.

For today's card, I used two cute sets from WPlus9's latest release: Forest Friends and Curious Forest Friends. I started with watercolor paper and Ranger Black waterproof ink. I stamped the tree trunk and two of the bears, and I used masking tape for the bear that is lying against the trunk. I stamped in a log, some bees, some falling leaves, and the sentiment. Since it's waterproof ink. it doesn't matter if I stamp the sentiment now or later.

Once all the images were stamped, I started to color with my favorite watercolors. I added some blue for the sky and dabbed areas with a tissue for clouds. I finished it off with some splatters. Once the panel was dry, I used Scor-Tape to attach it to my A2 folded white card base.

I hope you felt inspired to create your very own basic watercolor scenes. If I can do it, so can you. WPlus9 critter sets are just perfect for creating so many different kinds. Thanks for stopping by and leaving some love! A huge thanks to Dawn for having me today :)

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13 comments:

  1. What a cute scene, and your coloring is beautiful!

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  2. Oh my word, Ruby...This is sooo CUTE!! Looove it!

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  3. Such an adorable scene Ruby! So cute!

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  4. Love this card! Absolutely awesome. I'm a big fan of you, Ruby and so happy to see you here. Well deserved.

    Love, Maria

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  5. Such an adorable card Ruby, love how you coloured your bears. Such a sweet scene!

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  6. Really cute Ruby! I love the lose water colored sky and grass. This set is so adorable, I want wait t o play. Thanks for sharing and inspiring.

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  7. Fsuch a cute card Rubeena! Great masking to create the scene.

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  8. What a super sweet card!! Love it!

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  9. Those bears are just adorable. ^-^

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