How to Create an Embossed Hand Print Watercolor Keepsake

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How to Create an Embossed Hand Print Watercolor Keepsake
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Get your supplies ready. I used ultra thick clear embossing enamel  as well as silver.

Get your supplies ready. I used ultra thick clear embossing enamel as well as silver.

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Liberally smush the hand that will be printed into the versamark pad. Make sure you coat the hand well!

Liberally smush the hand that will be printed into the versamark pad. Make sure you coat the hand well!

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Stamp the hand down on good quality watercolor paper and sprinkle the print with embossing powder. Heat set.

Stamp the hand down on good quality watercolor paper and sprinkle the print with embossing powder. Heat set.

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If you didn't, get a good print, stamp again and place the next print DIRECTLY on top of the first print so that you get a double thick print. Then you can start to watercolor.

If you didn't, get a good print, stamp again and place the next print DIRECTLY on top of the first print so that you get a double thick print. Then you can start to watercolor.

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Watercolor all around and on top off the print. The embossed sections will repel the paint.

Watercolor all around and on top off the print. The embossed sections will repel the paint.

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When finished, wipe the hand clean and let dry.

When finished, wipe the hand clean and let dry.

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A project great for all ages!

A project great for all ages!

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The clear embossed hand looks very different from the silver. I like both.

The clear embossed hand looks very different from the silver. I like both.

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Sign and date the artwork!

Sign and date the artwork!

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