These crayons are so much fun!
Yes, watercolor crayons! I actually received my set of watercolor crayons as a gift from a dear friend, and she was so right when she told me that they were her new favorite toy.
Check out how easy they are to use:
The gel watercolor crayons go on the paper so easily. A little goes a long way, and then when you add water to them, you can get some really gorgeous watercolor effects!
Once I started, I couldn’t stop playing. I created this…
and this…just to share a few flowery designs.
And with my new obsession of turning my art into a repeating pattern, I couldn’t resist in creating this pretty flower pattern:
Here is exactly what I used:
I also used this water brush set, but you could also just as easily use a paintbrush and a glass of water. But, I just love the ease of the water brushes with the water conveniently in the tube attached to the different sized brush heads.
I found these watercolor crayons on Amazon, or Michael’s craft stores usually carry the Recollections brand.
Here are the Tombow Dual Brush pens I used. (affiliate links)
The lessons I learned:
- You are never too old to play with crayons and markers
- You can create some really pretty effects with watercolor crayons
- They are so easy to use, portable, and don’t make a huge mess
I love my new creative toys! If you are looking for a fun new art medium or super easy creative project, check out watercolor crayons and brush markers! You will love them!