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This brooch was created using vintage illustration and watercolors.

I started with watercolor splashes on watercolor paper…

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Then I chose my favorite illustrations!

You can create your own jewelry with vintage illustration using these resources – they are free to use!

https://www.flickr.com/photos/biodivlibrary/page6

https://www.flickr.com/photos/bibliodyssey

http://vintageprintable.com/

http://thegraphicsfairy.com/free-vintage-flower-images/

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I made some adjustments in Photoshop, but that’s optional…

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And then I printed vintage illustrations over my watercolors.

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It was almost a pity to cut my paper, but I did 🙂

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And I made wearable pins from these (you can check the video tutorial on making paper pins in my class Illustrated Jewelry: Turn your Art into Wearables on Skillshare (Want free access to this class? Subscribe to my newsletter, and I will send you your free link.)

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