Dreamy Watercolors and Personalized Postcards

I attended Cheryl Sun-Ong’s Dreamy Watercolor Workshop last November and learned about loose watercolor style painting. The workshop was held at Fully Booked BGC and I really learned a lot from Cheryl’s teaching style. She broke down the process of painting and taught us how to replicate that soft and dreamy florals using the Shin Han paints and Namura brush that came in with the set.

Immensely loving the outcome of my work during the workshop (sorry, I didn’t really think I could produce such work!). I decided to make them in to postcards. My good friend Helen has always been a supporter of my work requested me to create personalized postcards to her friends. They will soon be sent out to different parts of the world from Spain to Switzerland to UAE to the US and of course to different islands within the Philippines.

Using the same process as I have with creating my notecards, I scanned the original work and edited and made the pattern in Photoshop.

By adjusting the hue and saturation as well as color balance, I came up with different color schemes for the same pattern, tweaked here and there before the finalized printing. Each personalized postcard is sold 50 Php each, 4×6 inches on 220 GMS paper. Each card comes with a protective sleeve to ensure that the handwriting and art stay intact while travelling.

For orders, please send an email (mashupmaria.art@gmail.com) or message us at www.Facebook.com/MashupMaria

Update: Sign up for Cheryl’s Freedom of Color Workshop this coming February!!

The Freedom of Color Watercolor Workshop Learn to paint vibrant impressionistic and expressive floral paintings in watercolor. This class aims to help you focus on a more loose and fluid approach in painting; with emphasis on the freedom to use water, color and your imagination. This will help bring out your own creativity in creating abstract and suggestive pieces from realistic references. You'll also learn the concepts of brush strokes, lights and shadows, tones and values, composition, layering/glazing, negative painting, soft background washes and simple impressionist floral drawing and watercolor painting applications to achieve a dreamy and vibrant effect on your final artwork. In partnership with Fully Booked, this workshop will accommodate limited students only. This ensures 1-on-1 supervision so that more attention can be focused on each student. The class also includes demonstrations and paint along sessions aimed at all watercolor enthusiast of all levels 🙂 No drawing skills required! 🙂 2017 Schedules: FEBRUARY 4, 2017 (Saturday) 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM FULLY BOOKED GREENBELT FEBRUARY 18, 2017 (Saturday) 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM FULLY BOOKED GREENBELT Session fee : PHP 2,750 ( inclusive of Materials ) To REGISTER : Tap link in my bio or visit www.tinyurl.com/chesunartworkshop06 You’ll be receiving a KIT that includes: ♥ Specially selected colors of HOLBEIN ARTISTS' WATERCOLORS and SHINHAN KOREAN PROFESSIONAL WATERCOLORS squeezed in a watercolor palette ♥ Raphael Petit Gris size 12 ♥ Sennelier Masking Fluid and a small brush ♥ Fabriano Artistico 300gsm coldpress watercolor sheets ♥ Fabriano 200gsm watercolors sheets for brush stroke and technique exercises ♥ A handbook lovingly designed and created by me ♥ And signed art prints . . . . #workshopsph #workshopsmanila #workshops #painting #watercolor #watercolorph #watercolorart #watercolour #watercolour_gallery #watercolorpainting  #watercoloristsph #art #artph #artistph #aquarelle #painteveryday #daily_art #waterblog #botanicalwatercolor #botanicalsketch #floral #floralwatercolor #watercolorflower t#inspiring_watercolors #instaart #instaartwork_drawing; #artoftheday

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