Create Beautiful Holiday Greeting Cards with Watercolor & Cut Paper | Amy Giglio | Skillshare

Create Beautiful Holiday Greeting Cards with Watercolor & Cut Paper

Amy Giglio, Watercolor Artist

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12 Videos (41m)
    • Introduction

    • Lesson 1: Materials

    • Lesson 2: Sketching Our Tree

    • Lesson 3: Painting Our Tree

    • Lesson 4: A Little Color Theory

    • Lesson 5: Painting Our Copy Paper

    • Lesson 6: Cutting Our Paper

    • Lesson 7: Glue Time!

    • Lesson 8: Final Details

    • Lesson 9: Example Number 2

    • Lesson 10: Example Number 3

    • Final Thoughts & Thank You!


About This Class


In this class, watercolor artist Amy L. Giglio, demonstrates how to make three beautiful holiday greeting card designs using watercolor, cut paper, and ink. This class is designed to be fun for all levels and art backgrounds. The project will be to create a festive greeting card using the techniques covered in the course. However, you may choose to create a card or a stand-alone piece of art.

This is a great opportunity to discover new ways of combining watercolor with other mediums. Topics covered will include basic watercolor techniques, cutting safely with an X-Acto knife, and lots of other tips and tricks! By the end of the class, you will feel inspired to create handmade greeting cards of your own, which make great gifts for friends and family!

Join the class and create some holiday cheer!





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Amy Giglio

Watercolor Artist

Welcome! Please allow me to introduce myself. My name is Amy L. Giglio. I am a watercolor and ink artist living in Cincinnati, OH. My three passions in life are horses, art, and nature. I am going to be honest, it has been difficult for me to find an occupation that really made me happy. Numerous jobs, eight years of college, and two bachelors degrees later, I finally glimpsed a ray of light on the horizon as I began working as a graphic designer. A profession I saw as a balance between ...

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