watercolor over white crayon.

draw a picture with white crayon on white paper and then watercolor over it. love this idea! Can use any color crayon. It will resist the watercolor. Be sure to lay down a thick line with the crayon.

watercolor techniques

DIY Watercolor Texture Techniques from hatefueled on Deviant Art here.Top to bottom: alcohol, salt, blotting, stencils/erasing, sandpaper and wax. You can go to the link for more on each technique.

I like it

Design journal would be a great way to show pen or pencil colors. I have a design journal, and this would be very useful!

tutorial with gelatos and textured background

tutorial with gelatos and textured background IDEA--use modge podge and tissue paper for background texture, then cover in gelato and "flick" water onto it!

10 Creative Ways to use Distress Ink

How to Use Distress Ink: 10 Creative Techniques

Ink Transferring: The above ink-smooshing project uses an acrylic block for the surface. Distress Ink colors are applied to block, misted with water and then stamped onto the watercolor paper.