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Aquamarkers: Watercolour Marker Basics – Tutorial/Video

So you’ve got some Aquamarkers but you’re not quite sure how to use them? This blog tutorial takes you through the basics; nothing fancy and no-frills, just the basic way to start using your Aquamarkers. I talk you through 3 simple processes to help get results from your Aquamarkers and include links to a video tutorial as […]

How to paint a tree with 2 Aquamarkers! – Tutorial/Video

How to paint a simple tree with 2 Aquamarkers. An Aquamarker is a water-based ink marker that you can apply straight to watercolour paper and then add water to it.  This blog tutorial explains how I used just 2 colours, brushes and water to paint a simple but expressive tree picture. CHECK OUT THIS MONTHS […]

Direct To Rubber Place Card with Aqua Markers

          At holiday times, I like to add festive touches to my table!  Now place markers are perfect!  Notice there isn’t a name.  It doesn’t bother me where anyone sits, you can change the image stamped or add a name, or do like I did just keep it festive.   Direct […]

Pearly Watercolouring

Hi, it’s Enfys here again. I have been playing with my Aquamarkers this week. I started by mixing a little scoop of Perfect Pearls powder to some water and mixed thoroughly   Then I white heat embossed a stamped image onto watercolour paper……. and wet the area I wanted to colour thoroughly with the pearlised […]

Live the life you’ve imagined

Thank you for all the comments about my last tag featuring the white embossing and promarker colouring, this time I’m keeping with the grungy style but working with Letraset Inks and Aquamarkers… To make the layered butterfly I randomly stuck the tissue tape to a piece of card then die cut the solid wings from […]

Sweet Lil Gift Box

This month  I have made a sweet gift box, perfect for the end of summer term gifts, why don’t you make some of these for your children’s teachers. I started by scribbling with Aquamarkers onto a non porous surface and spritzing this with water. I then used a brayer to pick up the ink and transfer it […]

How to paint a Poinsettia Flower using just 3 Aquamarkers!

How to paint a Red Poinsettia flower as a ‘white silhouette,’ a quick Christmas card design I painted this year. I wanted the shape of the flower/petals to be ‘framed‘ by their dominant colour, so I decided to paint them as simple ‘white silhouettes’. After I had drawn out the shapes, it was time to add colour using the […]

Watercolour Christmas

Hiya, I’m back with another project that I taught at The Papeterie Craft Retreat in September. I’m not a great painter, but I love using Aquamarkers and I like to show people that you don’t need to be fantastically artistic to use them. These projects are very quick and easy – ideal for making for […]