Here's another sample of salt play and a reminder that there's still time to enter at
I covered a piece of watercolor paper with a wash of yellows using my
Gansai Tambi watercolors.
While it was still quite wet, I sprinkled some Himalayan Fine Pink salt in a couple of areas.
I just used a pinch and tried to keep it in a small section.
To my surprise, it looked like a couple of flowers when it dried!
I probably couldn't do this again but that's what's fun about using salt on watercolor.
You never know how it's going to look!
I used a water soluble marker to outline the lighter "petals".
The background piece used as a mat was done using the same colors of paint and table salt.
I've covered most of it up so you can't really see much of the pattern left from the salt.
Sorry I didn't get a photo of the piece before I cut it up.
I'll try to do better next time.
this month is
The challenge is open until the 24th.
The Design Team and our awesome Guest Designer, Ros, have lots
of gorgeous samples to share with you there.
And if you need some video help, there's links at the
Thanks for the visit and special thanks for your comments.
Stamps: Happy Snippets (PB)
Ink: Soft Suede (SU), SU Marker (Old Olive)
Paper: Watercolor (Strathmore CP for background, Arches CP for watercolor)
Other: Gansai Tambi Watercolors (#43 Mid Yellow, #42 Bright Yellow, #33 Orange), Himalayan Fine Pink Salt, Table Salt