I love leather and watercolor, and I wanted to combine them together. I decided to try using waterproof pen and leather dye to create art on veg tanned leather to make it more fun. Here it goes~ After I got the painting on leather down, I added other leather pieces and hardware to make it a functional bag with two compartment.
Wanted to tested the new set of stamps I got. Vegetable tanned leather takes stamps really well. I wet the surface and waited for it to return it’s dry color. Placed the stamp and hit it with a hammer several times. Then I lightly painted the indent to make it more visible. For this I dyed the leather first and finished the edges. Then I wet the surface, stamped the leather and attached the hardware. A teabag inspired tea bag […]