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11 Videos (34m)
    • Intro to Creating Your Simple Watercolor Calendar

    • Supplies

    • Write It Intro

    • Write It Demo

    • Paint It Intro

    • Paint It Demo

    • Lay It Out Intro

    • Cleaning Up Art & Handlettering

    • Lay It Out In Photoshop

    • Lay It Out In Indesign

    • Closing Thoughts

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About This Class


Set the tone for the year with beautifully simple watercolor! Create a calendar that is all your own in a short amount of time. We will paint watercolor pieces for each month, handletter our months, and lay it out easily. This is a fun class to kick off the new year while dabbling with the creative trends of the moment—watercolor and handlettering!

In this class you'll learn:

  • how to paint elegant linework with watercolor
  • keys to creating a cohesive calendar that's engaging
  • basic brush marker techniques
  • tips for handlettering
  • how to use a design program--you may choose either Indesign and Photoshop, both shown--to create a skeleton design for all of the pages
  • Amarilys' two favorite watercolor brands

This 30-minute class is perfect for beginners, doodlers, and those who like to tackle a fresh project while the enthusiasm is hot.



174 of 176 students recommendSee All

Best tutorial ever! Great ideas and easy enough to actually pull off.
Very inspiring class! She explains everything in detail.
She makes it all look so easy! For me, I know I'd need to spend a lot more time looking up motifs and stuff to copy. I aspire to her level of confidence with a paintbrush!





Amarilys Henderson

Watercolor Illustrator, Design Thinker

Hey there! I'm Amarilys. I process on paper and I problem-solve with keystrokes.

As a commercial illustrator, I've had the pleasure of bringing the dynamic vibrance of colorful watercolor strokes to everyday products. My work is licensed for greeting and Christmas cards, art prints, drawing books, and home decor items. My design background influences much of my recent work, revolving around typography and florals.

While my professional work in illustration is driven by t...

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