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Tombow Dual Brush Pens technique 01

Hi and welcome to Drawn to DIY!

Last week, I posted a free goal setting printable. 

Today, I'm continuing to share lettering techniques using the Tombow Dual Brush pens. 

Since the Tombow dual brush pens are water-based, you can use them to create a watercolor effect print background by simply applying water. You'll need:

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01. Write on the plastic zip bag using the Tombows. You can apply one color at a time or feel free to use several. 

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02. Spray some water onto the plastic zip bag and carefully flip over onto the watercolor paper. Move the plastic around with your palm to facilitate blending.  

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03. Repeat the process if you feel like adding more colors or layers. 

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04. Once dry, you can now add lettering on top of the watercolor background. 

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Easy, right? Download your free print here

 
 

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Again, I encourage you to experiment because there's so much more you can do with these pens. Here are the links to previous techniques I shared:

  1. Using both the brush and fine tips
  2. Creating a shadow effect
  3. Creating a colorblock effect
  4. Creating a blending effect

See you again on Thursday for an easy Fall decor DIY and next Monday for something new: Calligraphy!

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On Sale

As of posting this blog entry, the Tombow dual brush pens are on sale at Amazon*, just in case you wanted to get them and haven't done so yet. 


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