February 18, 2013

Inchie Arts with Dina *Day 1*

I am so excited to be sharing a new collaboration with the SUPER talented Dina Kowal this week!  For each day of our 3-day collabo we will be playing with the same size mat board squares by Inchie Arts.  Today Dina and I are both using the 2" Twinchie Squares. 

This was my first time working with the Inchie Arts mat board squares and let me tell you, I'm in LOVE!  I wanted to try watercoloring on this surface and it worked perfectly.  Because of the thickness of the squares, I did not have to worry about "curling" or getting the surface too wet.

I began by stamping Penny Black 30-159 Dahlias onto the Twinchies using Ranger Archival Black Ink.  I colored the flowers and backgrounds with Faber-Castell Art Grip Aquarelle Watercolor Pencils using the same technique as I did in THIS video.  The embossed background paper, Penny Black EP402 Lattice White, was inked with Palette Hybrid Inks and Distress Inks and I added the Twinchies with pop dots. The completed size of each card is approximately 4 x 4 inches. 

Now be sure to pop over to to Dina's blog to see what she's done with the Twinchies! Here's a little peek...
Dina Day 1

Dina Day 1.1
Click HERE for the full reveal!
See you tomorrow for our next Inchie Arts collaborative post!


Elizabeth Allan said...

Your two-inchies are beautiful Jill. The depth and vibrancy of the colors are tremendous. Off to take a peek at Dina's work....

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Dina Kowal Creative said...

Love these! The matboard watercolors sooooooo nicely - love the bright colors and the variety in your set. I think I need some dahlias in my life...!

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Dawn T said...

WOW Jill, The colours are so vibrant, I can hardly believe they are watercolour pencils. Off to visit Dina now

Stephanie said...

You are incredible Jill, jaw-dropping stunning!!!!! xxx

NinaB said...

These are wnderful, Jill. You colored them so beautifully. Thank you for linking to it on my page. I will have to share this on FB, too.

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