Add a customised, premium and colorful DIY pop to your business cards by adding some watercolor.
This business card design was created with an embossed space where watercolor paint could be added:
Embossed watercolor business cards by Eva Black Design
Homemade Vegetable Dip Dyed Cards
For a more rustic watercolor palette, use vegetables and fruits to create your own dye. You can check out the tutorial here for the cards below by Almost Makes Perfect:
Dip dyed vegetable watercolor cards by Almost Makes Perfect
The Dip Dyed Style
Top dip dyed watercolor business cards by Coterie
Bottom dip dyed card designs by Bench
Stamped and Watercolor DIY Business Cards
Combining stamps with watercolors:
Stamped watercolor DIY business cards designed by Akula
Handmade DIY watercolor business cards by Likadi
Using Salvaged Materials
The materials needed to create the business card below: watercolors, a typewriter, brown paper bags, 300lb watercolor paper, and thread:
DIY business cards created from scrap materials – by Ethan Martin
Splatter watercolor business cards by Rebekah
Another Watercoloring Technique
Creating Negative Images
There are a few ways to create a negative image (the white section) with watercolors. The first way, seen below, is to use a colorless blender pencil.
Glamour and Grace shows how to use a blender pencil to create watercolor designs
Another way to block watercolor is to use liquid frisket which will act as a mask as you paint, you then just peel it off when you are done.
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