Watercolor Game Changer

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I love using watercolor washes when making miniature flowers and for coloring items made from air dry clay but I get frustrated that the color sometimes runs when I seal the surface. Because of this I've started working with Derwent Inktense pencils and blocks and I wanted to share how useful they've been. 

They work the same as traditional Watercolors & Watercolor pencils but once dry, the color is permanent. You can add additional washes and sealants without worry that the color will run. You a also use them to permanently color fabrics which creates a lot of possibilities for mini work! I'm finding that I can get more vibrant colors than with traditional watercolor. 

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Good idea! Didn't know the inktense were permanent. It's not a lot of use as you already have a solution, but you could use a spray sealant over your watercolours to stop them running.

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I use them on my mini flowers too, I love them. They're spendy but at Hobby Lobby with a 40%off coupon not bad. 

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True, they aren't cheap but you don't need too many since you can always mix colors. I got them for Christmas and I wish it hadn't taken me so long to try them out, 

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And for mini work the set will last a long time. 

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