01 05 2023 Creativity Unlocked Blog Post Header ImageHi, everyone; it's Therese!

Welcome to Creativity Unlocked, where we highlight a new product from this month’s new collection! Discover the endless creative possibilities each product offers and get inspired to create the paper crafting ideas we’re sharing here. Keep on reading for exclusive tips from our designers, handy tips and tricks, and stunning project inspiration from talented crafters.

I am back with another edition of Take 2 with Therese. I'm sharing how to use the wonderful new Artist Markers Beach Garden Set K on colored cardstock! 

Keep on reading for more tips and project ideas using the new Artist Markers Beach Garden Set K!

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Artist Markers Beach Garden Set K

Do you want to add bold and vibrant colors to your paper crafting projects? This set of Artist Alcohol Markers will bring life to your work in stunning shades of blue, orange, and gray! Delve into a smooth crafting experience when you purchase these Altenew alcohol marker sets. Each set has its own downloadable color and blank swatches, instructional videos, and inspirational guides!

Altenew Botanical Illustrations Fragile Foliage Fancy Greetings Beach Garden Set Set K Take 2 with Therese card video 1 copyDid you know that you can use alcohol markers on colored cardstock?  The best thing is that it is a great way to get a totally unique look using the supplies that you have!

Card # 1 – ‘Learning the Image'

But first, I needed to get a feel for the colors and the Botanical Illustrations image that I was coloring. This was easy to do by simply coloring it on some white cardstock that I was already familiar with.  Ultimately, I knew this would make it easier for me to know where to shade and leave highlights once I started using the Dark Gray Cardstock.

Altenew Botanical Illustrations Fragile Foliage Fancy Greetings Beach Garden Set Set K Take 2 with Therese card video 3 copyI kept the design very simple as I wanted the focus to be the coloring today, and I limited my color palette to the Artist Markers Beach Garden Set K only.

Altenew Botanical Illustrations Fragile Foliage Fancy Greetings Beach Garden Set Set K Take 2 with Therese card video 4 copyI added a sentiment from the Fancy Greetings Stamp Set as well as some Jet Black Ink splatters.

Altenew Botanical Illustrations Fragile Foliage Fancy Greetings Beach Garden Set Set K Take 2 with Therese card video 5 copyCard # 2 – Coloring on Colored Cardstock

Now that I've had some ‘practice,' I'm ready to tackle the Dark Gray Cardstock.  I used exactly the same technique and color palette, except this time, I found I had to use darker colors to compensate for the dark background.

Altenew Botanical Illustrations Fragile Foliage Fancy Greetings Beach Garden Set Set K Take 2 with Therese card video 6 copyPRO TIP: Swatch out your colors on the colored cardstock that you are going to use to see how they will look once they are dry.

Altenew Botanical Illustrations Fragile Foliage Fancy Greetings Beach Garden Set Set K Take 2 with Therese card video 7 copyI adore the subtle finished look and decided it would be perfect for a sympathy card.  So, I added a sentiment from the Fragile Foliage Stamp Set.

Altenew Botanical Illustrations Fragile Foliage Fancy Greetings Beach Garden Set Set K Take 2 with Therese card video 8 copyYou can see my video here or watch it in HD on YouTube. Will you create a card using Artist Markers on colored cardstock?  Let me know in the comment section!

1 Product, Multiple Ways!

Before you go, here are a few more fantastic card ideas featuring the Artist Markers Beach Garden Set K!

Beach Garden Markers CAF Water Lily 2 Natasha DaviesIn her card, Natasha made an awe-striking striped background with the Deep Blue Seas shades. Combined with the gorgeously-colored floral die-cuts from the Craft-A-Flower Water Lily set and the sparkly embossed sentiment, this card sure is a stunner!  

Artist Alcohol Markers Set KWant to know the secret to beautiful cards? Colorful layers! Laura has done it again by giving us another swoon-worthy project featuring the lovely florals from the Craft Your Life Project Kit: Watercolor Flowers as her focal point. Plus, we can't get enough of her gradient-themed panel!

Altenew Artist Markers Set K BAF Bearded Iris1 Jaycee GasparWhen it comes to coloring florals, your creativity is the limit! Jaycee's design is a gift to the eyes, and we know his card's recipient will feel the same way too.

Altenew LotusFrameStampDie BeachGardenAlcoholMarkersang Teri WAnother great way to use your vibrant alcohol markers is to color your frame dies! We love Terri's brilliant color combination, and the enamel dots are just the icing on top of the cake! 

Altenew Paint A Flower Modern Pink Dianthus Artist Markers Beach Garden Set A Jenny ColaciccoLast but certainly not least, Jenny shows us how you don't always need much to make a beautiful card. The colors from the Beach Garden Set K Artist Markers are more than enough to bring attention-grabbing beauty to your cards!

What do you think about the new Beach Garden Set K Artist Markers!? Which project/s caught your eye? Comment down below! Thanks so much for stopping by today. I hope you like my cards! 

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