Right away, I had an idea. I was going to use my watercolor pencils, 3 different colors of purple from my awesome set of Derwents water color pencils, and write the word purple with flowers coming out of it. I got right to work! HA! I had an idea right away!! No long time wondering what I would make. I finished within a few days of the prompt going up. Here is what I made.
At the time, I thought it was perfect!! I asked my small son what he thought, and he said "what is SURPLE". ugh. my "P" was too scrolly!! What to do? Nothing, this is perfect after all, right?
Days go by, 11 of them actually, and today, I thought "maybe it needs just a bit more".....
This is what happened
I blended the colors with water. Ok looking, but I still thought "just a bit more".
I altered the color a bit, to show you the spray ink I applied. My awesome new Ranger spray ink, in purple. But was that the finishing touch? NO! It needed more!!
And here it is. In it's finished glory!! The finishing touch was to outline the letters and flowers with a purple micron marker. THAT was what I needed. I outline everything. It is weird, but I love outlining. I just think I like a more "finished" look. Finished to me that is. I love painting, and drawing, and collage, all messy stuff, but at the end of all of that fun, I always outline. Here, the watercolor pencils needed to be bended, and the spray ink was needed, but in the end, it was the outline I needed!!
What do you think? Did you like it better before I started "fixing" it? Tell me!! I love to hear your opinions!!
REMEMBER, YOU CAN CLICK THE IMAGES TO SEE THEM ENLARGED!!!!
Have a great week!!
WAIT! A NEW PARTY POOPED UP!!
I received a comment today on this post. It was from Judy of DIY by Design. She said;
"That is so pretty. I would love for you to link up to my Swing into Spring party. Hope you stop by."
Me? Really? I've never been invited to a party! I usually crash them. I went to her blog, and oh my heck! She has an incredible decorating blog! She says it is decorating, crafts, cooking, etc. I was happy to add this to her party! How fun is that?????
If you want to join in, the party is open until Friday! Come over and join! Just click the link!!