Try That Technique: Cling Pearls

Have you ever wondered if a watercoloured image would coordinate with a technique background?  Today I have just the card for you.

When Diana challenged me to use Cling Pearls for the Technique Junkie Newsletter challenge, I was stumped about using it with any other medium.  Yes, I was stumped.  So, I turned to Julie’s Mojo Monday sketch and that got me moving.

I decided to pull out a circular stamp and my Tombow Markers and to work I went.  I was pleased with how the watercolour worked with this image.

Next, the challenge was to choose colours to coordinate with my Cling Pearls.  I started with the main colour, and turned the colour wheel so that the blue/purple was at the top.  Looking along the bottom, there were three choices to use as accents.  As you can see, I used two colours:  red/orange, burnt orange and went back up to the purple/blue colours and used a blue.

The open space bothered me (you know how I like to fill up my space) so I used a new-to-me flourish.  Oh, how I love flourishes.  Do you?

You will more watercolours to come.  Have a great day, and happy stamping!

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Posted on : Jan 20 2011
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5 People have left comments on this post

Jan 20, 2011 - 10:01:49
Diana Enns said:

Very nice……….

Jan 20, 2011 - 01:01:37
Myrna said:

Great card.
I tried the brayer to do the porcelain technique.
Haha boy do I ever need more practice.
Will keep perservering though and let you know WHEN I get something presentable.

Jan 20, 2011 - 05:01:45
Ila said:

This is Gorgeous!! I love the porcelain layer…I love flourishes too. I have a tendency to hoard them though…time to bring them out as I am getting quite a a Great Day!!..Hugs, Ila

Jan 21, 2011 - 02:01:43
Maryann said:

So beautiful work again hun. Oh I love the look of that butterfly. Ofcause it´smy favorit color, but it look almost transparent and yet sooo colorful. Sooo gorgeous, and I really like the way you´ve put this up here.Stunning work again hun.

Jan 21, 2011 - 03:01:57
Juliet A said:

the flourish really blances the card well. You did a great job with colors on this card – it all works!

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