If you LOVE creating DIY cards, dont stop there. This Valentine's Day spoil someone special with home-made wall art or wrapping paper!

 

What you need:

  • Micador Stylist Watercolour Palette
  • Micador Painting Paper
  • White fragrance free tea candle
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Step 1: Set up your guides

Begin by ruling up an area to paint in. If you are framing the artwork, measure up the space that is required.
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Step 2: Wax on

Create a design by rubbing a candle against the paper. You won’t be able to see it, but make sure you go over it a few times and create some overlap.
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Step 3: Paint!

Using a brush, apply a layer of water over your design. Then get your Micador Stylist Watercolour Palette, load some water and the red or pink on the brush. Wash over the wax with the paint. Combine different hues to create some depth. watch the paint slip off the wax!
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Step 4: Trace

Trace over your wax shapes to make your drawings stand out!
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