This tutorial came to life after wanting to use my watercolor pencils that have been shelved for several weeks. The goal was to create something that resembled a true watercolor image, like the two shown below.
What you see is a basic form and outline. Coloring book stamps were available, but not very appealing. Often the images are to small and contain to much detail. There isn't much range to move when you have a detailed image. You're basically filling in. What I wanted was an image that offered a basic shape and was large enough to make a big impact. I could have drawn something myself, but why not use rubberstamps since the image is already drawn?
Here's what I came up with:
Want to learn how to do this yourself? Just check out my online video below:
Detailing Silhouette Stamps tutorial from Melanie Schulenberg on Vimeo.