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Happy Day-Watercolor background tutorial with video by Valerie Ouellet


Hi everyone!

I like to create colorful layouts and I love the colors of the new Gelatos® Bright kit.

For this project, I would like to show you a technique to create a watercolor background very easily with Gelatos®.

First, prepare your scrapbook sheet with Gesso and dry it with the heatgun. You can now start applying your Gelatos®. After this step, spray water on your works.


To add texture, add some spots of Gelatos® in some places and use a brush with water.


Finally, add some splashes with a mixture of Gelatos® and water.


You can add texture with a stamping technique using Gelatos® and 3d gel or modeling paste with a stencil.



Click the link to watch the video. Happy viewing!


Materials used :

Gelatos® Bubble gum (#770251)

Gelatos® Margarita mix (#770255)

Gelatos® Mango (#770253)

Gelatos® Tea Green (#770256)

Gelatos® Passion Fruit

Gelatos® Blueberry (#770258)

Gelatos® Black Cherry

Gelatos® Red Cherry (#770252)

Gelatos® Orange Soda

Gelatos® Limoncello

Gelatos® Aqua dolce

Gelatos® Candy Cotton

Gelatos® Snoe cone

Gelatos® Colors 15 ct: BRIGHTS (#770169)


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Jamie Vanskiver

Wow this is gorgeous! Terrific video!

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