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Varada Sharma

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Watercoloring using distress ink and archival dye ink

Hello friends, today I have a card to share where I used two non-watercolor mediums to watercolor. Yes, for all the coloring you see on this card, I used distress inks and one Archival Dye ink.

I just stumbled upon the fact that you could watercolor with archival dye inks. I was looking for the perfect shade of blue for painting my leaves and the only ink pad I had with that color was one from Colorbox – Archival Dye Glacier Lake. I tried picking up the color using my waterbrush and it worked like magic. That is what I call an happy accident!! :-)

Well, these days life has been keeping me on my toes. I am not getting as much time to craft as I’d like. It is going to be this way for the next few weeks. And all that action kinda makes me anxious. Simple things like stamping and