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Acrylic Paintings on Canvas - Maruti Swift and Royal Enfield !


I am so psyched with this project that I had to share them here. If you follow me on instagram (@ujjwal.handmadewithlove), you might have already seen them there.

One of my regular clients wanted something very unique and customised for a person who loves his bike and car and so we decided to paint the two on canvas with the actual number of the number plate.

She sent me the following photo references (Picture Credit Google) and asked to create something on these lines.

So I started with a basic sketch of the bike and the car. These were drawn free hand with a regular graphite pencil.

And then I first started with the bike filling in the mostly the black color. I had no plan as such as to how I will go about it.

After the black, I did the background first

 And then I went with the greys and the whites to bring out all the details to make it look as close to the real thing as possible. Sorry about the difference in colors in the photos. The photos were taken on my phone and the…

Easy Watercolor Backgrounds & Textures | Video Tutorial


Today I am sharing some very quick and easy watercolor techniques to create textures. These would make perfect backgrounds for cards, tags and layouts!

Tecnique #1 : SALT Salt absorbs water. So when we sprinkle salt on wet watercolors, it takes away some of the color and leaves a really cool texture behind.  This works perfectly for galaxy effects and even for far away trees.

Tecnique #2 : TISSUE Crumple a tisse paper and dab gently on the wet watercolor surface. This will again lift some of the color and leave a wonderful texture behind. This would be perfect to create clouds.

Tecnique #3 : Wax Wax acts as a resist for the watercolors. You can use a candle or even a wax crayon to draw any pattern and the watercolor won't go into those areas, creating a wonderful, fun pattern.

Tecnique #4 : RICE Just like salt, rice absorbs water. So when sprinkled onto wet watercolor surface, it will absorb watercolor and leave a very cool pattern behind which would be perfect to give an …

Heat Embossing: 3 cards with 1 Stamp Set (Feat. Doodled Elements Stamp Set) | Video Tutorial


I am so so excited that you are here today because I am sharing cards with a stamp set that "I" designed. That's right! I DESIGNED this stamp set. How cool is that? I had never in my dreams thought that this day will ever come, but here it is!

I hand drew all the designs except the sentiments of course. I hope you love it as much as I loved drawing it.
To inspire you, I have a video over at the Mudra blog with introduction to the stamp set and 3 card ideas from start to finish and I have another video here with 3 more ideas.

Watch the video here

Thank you for joining me today! If you create with this stamp set, I would love to see. Don't forget to tag me in your posts on social media when posting your creations with this stamp set :)

SUPPLIES USED Card 1 ----------- Fabriano Elle Erre - Bianco Cardstock Water Brush Brustro Technical Pens Distress Inks - Dusty Concord, Faded Jeans, Salty Ocean, Twisted Citron, Mustard Seed, Spiced Marmalade, Abandoned Coral Mudra D…

6 Ways To Use Stencils | Video Tutorial | Guest Designing at Craft Adda Blog!


I am guest designing over at Craft Adda blog today using their fabulous range of stencils from the CrafTangle Brand. These stencils are made in India and are absolutely fabulous.

Hope on over to the Craft Adda blog to check out each card in detail.

Here's video on how I used the stencils in 6 different ways

I hope you enjoy watching the video! Entering the cards in the November Challenge with DCAMwhich is to use stencils and the following color palette.

 Have a great day!

Decoupaged Circular Tray Tutorial!


Sorry for the long absence! I got sucked up in the festivities - decorating the house, welcoming family and friends, making and of course eating yummy food :)

Hopefully, I will be sharing projects here regularly now. Today, I have a tutorial on the Papericious Blog on how I decoupaged this circular tray. Here's a sneak peek for you.

So hop on over, check it out and don't forget to leave me a comment there :)