Art GRIP® Aquarelle Watercolor Pencils

Bible Journaling with Penny

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Hello crafty friends...Penny here today. When I was first approached about Bible journaling, I didn't think I could do it. I mean really...drawing, doodling, marking up a Bible was kind of like burning a flag...legal, but just not something I would do. And besides, what if I messed it up. Then I decided that everyone makes mistakes, but a true artist can figure out how to cover it up and make it look great! So....... you jump into the good book with your first stamp and you are hooked.

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No-Line Watercoloring with Art Grip Aquarelle Watercolor Pencils

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Aloha Guys!  This is Joyce from http://enjoyscrappin2.com and today I have a No-line watercolored card using Art GRIP® Aquarelle Watercolor Pencils.  I personally love to watercolor and these watercolor pencils are by far my favorite.  The colors are very vivid,  intense and they blend out completely.  These pencils are Waterproof, Permanent and Archival, once it's dried.  Which makes layering very easy, without having the color underneath get effected.  I love them, they are very easy to work with.  I hope you enjoy this card and I'll see you next time.  Thanks again :)

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Canvas Flower Video Tutorial by Keren Tamir

 
Hi Everyone,
Happy New year!! I'm so excited to start the new year here on the Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft blog.
Today I created an inspirational canvas titled "Life is Good". It uses many different Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft products and it especially features Gelatos®. I have a step by step video tutorial below on how I created the flower on my canvas.
 
 

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Art to wear: a glamorous earrings from a doilie

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Hello Giovanna here, this time with a super glamorous set to wear! I am an avid collector of thrifted stuff, like old doilies, so from one of these I made a couple of earrings, and a lovely pendant...and, ok also a matching keyring, I couldn't stop myself! :-)

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Happy 2016 Card Using Texture - with Lisa

Hi everyone! It's Lisa back on the blog to share a cool card to bring the New Year in style using all kinds of the Textural Accents in fun ways that you may not have thought of before. Let me show you the card and then we'll get started!

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Fun, isn't it? I think it is and I RARELY compliment my own work. ;)

Here is how this card was made:

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Chill- Wintery Layout by Keren Tamir

 
 
 
Hi Everyone, Its Keren here with my December project as a guest designer for Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft®
I created a wintery layout using Gelatos® Mixed and Matched with lots of other Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft® mixed media products.
 
Here is the step by step video tutorial on how I created this layout:
 
 
 

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Iron Off Emboss Resist Technique

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Aloha Guys!  This is Joyce from enjoyscrappin2.com.  Today I'm here with Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft® and I'll be sharing Iron off emboss resist technique using, various products from Faber Castell Design Memory Craft®  This is a super cool technique and it's very easy to do, so come and join me :)   Thank you so much!

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Creating skin tones with Rita Barakat

8-IMG_0119Hey there creatives Rita Barakat here! Lets talk about skin color and how to achieve different looks with Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft®.  

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There are a myriad of options in the Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft® line, today I will cover two - Art GRIP® Aquarelle Watercolor Pencils & Gelatos® Colors. Here I started with light colors 111 for the skin and 123 for blush and lips. Lightly coloring in the face. Building layers of color is always a good technique.

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I am using a water filled pen to blend the colors. Of course the more water you use the lighter the color. You can go back and add more color to shade and add depth. But for a very fair complexion these colors work well together.

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Making darker shades is easy by adding layers of color. Here I am adding Gelatos® Colors on top, just a few areas with a Chocolate Gelatos® Colors.  ( I am cracking up because it almost looks as though I was going to give her a goatee! But I digress...)

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It is much easier to add color than take away, the chocolate color is very dark and needed some warmth so I added a little Cinnamon and Peach. I add a little at a time, blended, then add ed more  color if I need it.

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When you are happy with here coloring stop: I am good with this. Now to add some hair color and details...

Blessings!

Rita Barakat
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Rita Barakat Mixed Media Artist, Illustrator and Designer & Educator. From wall murals to itty bitty minis you can find her work in various hospitals, corporations, family homes, manufacture websites and magazines. She designs for Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft® and freelances for a variety of manufacturers




Mixed Media Background + VIDEO by Valerie Ouellet

 "Together"

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Hi everyone! This is my last post for Faber Castell Design Memory Craft Guest team. Thank you for this opportunity. You can continue to follow me on my blog and on my youtube channel.

For my last page , I had fun with my two favorite products: Art GRIP® Aquarelle Watercolor Pencils and Gelatos®.

Click the link to watch the video. Happy viewing! Thank you for subscribing to my channel!

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Happy Halloween with Art GRIP® Aquarelles and Lisa

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Hey everyone it's Lisa with you today this first day of October. (Can you believe it?!!) Now I must admit, I'm really not a fan of Halloween, but I love the colors of Autumn AND Halloween and I thought that breaking out my Art GRIP® Aquarelle Watercolor Pencils for a sweet card would be just the thing.

Here are the steps to make this cute Halloween card:

1. Stamp images using Stamper's Big Brush Pen in Black onto watercolor paper. 

2. Using select colors from Art GRIP® Aquarelle Watercolor Pencils carefully color in images. *Tip - When coloring in images, be "loose" with color placement. Start with darker colors at bottom and top, then work lighter colors towards the center. This works best for round images.

3. With Deluxe Water Brush go over the penciled in areas to create a blended, watercolored look.  Work from bottom to center and from top to center. Dab off excess water with paper towel, if necessary. Add additional color if desired, and re-wet/blend. Be careful not to over-saturate the paper.

4. Stamp small spider with black pigment ink, heat set with clear embossing powder.

5. Die-cut all images with matching dies.

6. Stamp sentiment on to white paper with black pigment ink, heat set with clear embossing powder.

7. Attach foam squares to the backs of pumpkins and spider. Arrange and attach all pieces to pre-cut piece of 4" x 4"  patterned paper.

8. Draw curly web for spider using Essential PITT Artist Pen.

9. Adhere Sentiment.

10. Card base is standard A2 sized black card stock folded on the horizontal edge. White card stock trimmed ⅛" smaller is adhered to the black card base. A piece of purple glitter cardstock is trimmed to 2" wide and 5⅜". This piece is adhered to the lower portion of the white cardstock. The patterned paper square (with the pumpkins, ghost, and spider) is adhered on top of that.

This is a super simple, super sweet card that really packs a punch to show off those Art GRIP® Aquarelle Watercolor Pencils

Thanks so much for joining me today on this spook-tacular October 1st. ;)

Supplies:
Art GRIP® Aquarelle Watercolor Pencils Yellow
Art GRIP® Aquarelle Watercolor Pencils Red
Art GRIP® Aquarelle Watercolor Pencils Green
Art GRIP® Aquarelle Watercolor Pencils Neutral
Essential PITT Artists Pens Black
Stamper's Big Brush Pen - Black
Deluxe Water Brush
GRIP Triangular Sharpener

Have an amazing week!

Lisa Sig