Monday, September 9, 2019

Easy Watercoloring with Zig Clean Color Brush Pens



I've walked past my Zig Clean Color brush pens a lot since the last time I used them.  Every time Ii'd think "I've got to get those out again."   Well, I finally did. 

This pretty hummingbird seems like a good reason to get them out!


I still hesitated.  I'm such a novice with these pens.  


But, I still did a video!  You can watch it below.

Want to see what else I did last weekend?


(Out of the blue.)  "Grandma, I want a lion's head."  Okay...  like the stuffed lion in your bedroom?  

"No."  Okay...do you want to draw a lion?

"No.  I want to wear it."  Okay...a lion mask?

"Yes, Grandma!"


Lots of concentration here!  She wore her lion mask almost all day.  It was a big hit!

Here's the Easy Watercoloring video:



So glad you stopped by!  

17 comments:

  1. Oh, they are such fun at that age. Save those pictures! She'll be so fortunate to have a Grandma that is crafty and can teach her. [Bunny]

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  2. OH! Lori you are no novice with the pens, your card is so beautiful, I love the colours they are quite delicate. YOu must have had so much fun with your granddaughter, she looks so good in her lion head!
    Faith x

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  3. The card is colored beautifully, but I can't take my eyes away from Sweet Louisa, wearing her lion's mask! How precious and fun that must have been for both of you!!

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  4. Hmm Lori I don't think the word 'novice' applies to you, far from it. Your use of beautiful soft subtle colours is mesmerising, I think you watercolour beautifully and create the most stunning cards. Oh gosh, kiddies are so adorable... precious memories to cherish x

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  5. Your card is so Pretty! You are more than a "Novice" water-colorer - Your coloring is spot on and Beautiful! I love the Lion head! Very cool.. I don't blame her for wanting to wear it all day... She looks like a very happy Lion! :)

    Theresa

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  6. Ah, such funny weekend have had you and Louisa!! :D I'm sure that you both enjoyed so much working on the lion's mask!! :D Louisa is very lucky to have you as craft teacher!!! And very proud of her lion head, that photo is a true treasure for memory!
    Your water-coloured card looks just delightful and so sweet, your colouring is just perfect! And love the washi tapes and the borders used!
    Hugs

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  7. How fun your lion-headdress is, Lori! What a gifted little granddaughter, too! Loving your soft, beautiful colors on your pretty card creation! hugs, de

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  8. Beautiful card with the hummingbird, so pretty! Love all the soft lovely color! And, what a darling photo of your granddaughter wearing the lion mask! You are such a creative Grandma!! Looks like Louisa had loads of fun!!

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  9. Oh my goodness she is just too cute in her lions mask, she is so lucky to have a crafty grandma.
    Your card is gorgeous, love how you colored it, especially the hummingbird, so sweet! Neat tip on the washi tape

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  10. What a gorgeous card, I love the white embossing combined with the soft colors, beautiful watercoloring! Your granddaughter is so cute, I love her lion's head!
    Tammy x

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  11. What a fun time with your grandbaby who is so darn cute! Good thing she has such a creative grandma! Love how you used the Zigs, Lori--inspires me to use mine!

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  12. A beautiful card Lori, lovely pastel colours.
    It looks like you have been having lots of fun with your Granddaughter, what a clever Grandma you are.
    I'm playing catch up at the moment, I have been on holiday for a week and have been having a major sort out in my craft room.
    Pauline - Crafting with Cotnob
    x

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  13. Looks like your Granddaughter enjoys crafting like her Grandma does. She is adorable and looks so cute in her lions head! Great job!
    I absolutely love your beautiful card! The border is so very pretty and I just love the look of watercolor! That stamp set is lovely! Enjoyed watching your video!
    Pam
    scrap-n-sewgranny.blogspot.com

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  14. aww...she is so cute...
    thank you for sharing your video....

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  15. One very cute Lion and one clever Grandma. I like the pastel colours on your card and your excellent video. Hugs Mrs A.

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  16. So lovely photos!
    very nice card!

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  17. Those markers are probably one of the few crafty products I haven't added to my stash. LOL You got such a lovely soft look with them. Perfect with the white embossing. You rocked that lion mask. Awesome grandma award!!!!

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