Lately I’ve been the Queen of all Watercolor Crayons- I’ve been testing out Distress Crayons, Recollections, Faber Castell Gel Crayons, Target, Crayola, as well as a few “off” brands. As I was playing with them, I made a discovery- you can layer them and then REMOVE a layer to create a two-toned effect. I’m calling it the “Reverse Reveal” stencil technique because you REMOVE the color (reverse) to REVEAL the color underneath.
You only need a few items:
- watercolor crayons of your choice
- baby wipes
- cardstock (You don’t even need fancy watercolor paper for this. Actually, smooth cardstock works better!)
I’ve made you a video – under 4 minutes- to show you step-by-step. It’s so fun and easy, I bet you’ll get hooked!
I’ve you’d like more information on watercolor crayons, here are the ones I’ve reviewed so far, along with some handy shopping links:
And if you are interested in comparisons:
Stay tuned, because I have more comparisons coming, too.
Here’s another look at my Reverse Reveal Stencil Technique!!
What other stencil techniques do you like? Would you try this one?
I’d love to hear from you if you try this technique and post photo on our CraftTestDummies Facebook Page, too!
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