Hello friends, this is Smitha! I’m showing you an easy-to-follow Mother’s Day card tutorial I used just three colors of Dual Brush Pens to create a beautiful colorful notecard. Let’s paint together!
- Dual Brush Pens
- Water Brush, Medium
- Fudenosuke Brush Pen, Hard Tip, Black
- Watercolor notecard or paper
First, use tacky tape to stick the watercolor paper onto a hard surface or board. This just allows us to easily add as much water as needed to the paper without it warping or bleeding.
Using the MONO Graph Mechanical Pencil, lightly pencil in your card sentiment.
Using the brush tip of the Dual Brush Pens, apply color onto the watercolor paper in a few flower shapes. Since the Dual Brush Pens have a water-based ink, we can drop water from the Water Brush onto the paper and paint to create watercolor effects.
Vary the amount of water you add to the flower petals and see how the color changes. If you add just a tiny bit of water, the color will spread but remain vibrant. By adding a larger drop of water, you can create softer pastel looks easily.
TIP: Do not overmix or overwork the flowers. Let the water dry before you decide whether you like how the flower turned out.
To finish off the card, peel off the masking tape and then trace over your pencil sentiment carefully using the Fudenosuke Brush Pen.
I love how you can easily personalize this card with your mother’s favorite colors or sentiments.
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