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Hello friends! I'm excited to share some fun watercoloring with you today - especially for those who panicked without a brown watercolor in the sweet new Avery Elle watercolor set. (If you do people or animals, you might have noticed... Continue reading
Posted Mar 21, 2018 at the CLASSroom
I'm beyond honored to be on a team with a crafty hero of mine....SQUEEEE! :) Love you girl!!
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I just looovvvvvveeee your style, Carolyn! And one day I'm going to join you in Italy. I've said it for years, but it's got to happen, I need more time around you in hopes you rub off on me! :) :) :)
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Hello, coloring friends! Today I wanted to share a little colored pencil fun you can have with a stamp set that has a lot of images in it - and the new United We Flourish set is perfect for this... Continue reading
Posted Jan 25, 2018 at the CLASSroom
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I'm Sandy Allnock - and I can't stop coloring! I got a sneak peek of the darling new United We Flourish Sweet Sprinkles stamp & die combo by Concord & 9th (which will be available this Sunday, 12/17), which is... Continue reading
Posted Dec 15, 2017 at the CLASSroom
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Hello friends! It's Sandy Allnock and I'm excited to share some fun watercolor with you today - I was asked to talk about the Watercolor Bundle since it's named after me (ha! my 15 minutes of fame?)....it was assembled specifically... Continue reading
Posted Nov 30, 2017 at the CLASSroom
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These *are* the Twin Tip markers. Clean color are "real brush" with bristles. These have a rubber nib. Almost all the same colors, but different nibs.
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Hello everyone! It's Sandy Allnock here with a few tips for you - and of course a video! Those fun Twin Tip markers from Zig have some interesting tips and properties, and if we learn to use them, there's some... Continue reading
Posted Oct 4, 2017 at the CLASSroom
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Attention all watercolor lovers! Don't leave me out here painting alone, okay? I'm Sandy Allnock - back with a bit of a splash of watercolor to kick off the celebration of World Watercolor Month for 2017! I chose the sweet... Continue reading
Posted Jul 1, 2017 at the CLASSroom
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Hello, coloring friends! I'm Sandy Allnock...here with a quick little tip to help with your Copic coloring that you just might not have thought about before. I'm often surprised when I say something in a video that appears, to me,... Continue reading
Posted Apr 8, 2017 at the CLASSroom
Sorry about that - I goofed it up. But it's fixed now ;)
Toggle Commented Mar 20, 2017 on Marker Roundup: Infographic at the CLASSroom
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Hello and HAPPY WATERCOLOR WEEKEND! I'm Sandy Allnock, and I just have to say I got so excited when Ellen said she'd host a special weekend event for watercoloring. What's better than that!? The timing is perfect, too - recently... Continue reading
Posted Mar 11, 2017 at the CLASSroom
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Hi friends! It's Sandy Allnock, and I'm excited to share more watercolor! This is a technique I discovered recently when I accidentally made a mess - and realized it could be a technique if I figured out how to control... Continue reading
Posted May 8, 2016 at the CLASSroom
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Hello everyone! It's Sandy Allnock, and I'm excited to share another idea with you about watercolor! Liquid Masking Fluids - sometimes called Friskets - can protect areas of your painting. This can make your life easier when attempting to paint... Continue reading
Posted May 1, 2016 at the CLASSroom
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Hello everyone! It's Sandy Allnock, and I'm bringing along Bob Ross for today's tip! Scumbling may sound fancy - but it's really a painterly term for "scribbling." You can do this! LINK: Watch in HD on our YouTube Channel HERE... Continue reading
Posted Apr 24, 2016 at the CLASSroom
If you do heat set it, don't do it for too long - it's possible to permanently adhere that salt! Lol. I figured that out when I put some watercolor with salt out in the California sunshine on a super hot day; I couldn't get that salt off for the life of me! :) No plans for Oregon, sorry!
Toggle Commented Apr 17, 2016 on Watercolor Tips: Salt Lifting at the CLASSroom
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Hello! It's Sandy Allnock, and today we're headed to the kitchen for a simple art supply! Salt creates an amazing texture - try it out with different colors to see the effects, and leave it for different lengths of time... Continue reading
Posted Apr 17, 2016 at the CLASSroom
Ever since checking out the 238 dot chart from DANIEL SMITH watercolors, I was fascinated with the luminescents - the iridescents, interference, duochrome, and pearlescents. Those little dots got me curious! I purchased a few of each kind to play... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2016 at In Touch
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Hi! It's Sandy Allnock, and I've got another watercolor technique to share! This is part 2 of the "Lifting" technique from last week - with other ways to also soften edges of watercolor. LINK: Watch in HD on our YouTube... Continue reading
Posted Apr 10, 2016 at the CLASSroom
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Hello again! It's Sandy Allnock, and I've got another watercolor treat for you! Today we'll learn another way to fix oopses - lifting color. The same technique can be used to pull out highlights, add texture - so much fun!... Continue reading
Posted Apr 3, 2016 at the CLASSroom
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Happy Easter everyone! It's Sandy Allnock, and I hope you'll have a little watercolor break while the kids get sugared-up! :) It's also my birthday - and I decided I'd share one of my very favorite techniques with you! Dry... Continue reading
Posted Mar 27, 2016 at the CLASSroom
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Happy Easter everyone! It's Sandy Allnock, and I'm happy to bring you another technique---a toughie! This technique has many names - graduated wash, graded wash, gradient wash - all the same thing. It's hard to do! I watched a whole... Continue reading
Posted Mar 20, 2016 at the CLASSroom
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Hi painters! It's Sandy Allnock, and I'm delighted to be back with another in this fun watercolor series! Today we'll be looking at one of my favorite things to do with watercolor - letting the paint move on its own!... Continue reading
Posted Mar 13, 2016 at the CLASSroom
Basically scribbling, but there'll be a Scumbling week coming up in a while :)
Toggle Commented Mar 6, 2016 on Watercolor Tips: Glazing at the CLASSroom
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Hello again! It's Sandy Allnock, back with another in our Sunday watercolor series!! Today I wanted to explore glazing - an extension of last week's flat washes. If you missed that one you might want to watch it too! LINK:... Continue reading
Posted Mar 6, 2016 at the CLASSroom
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