Create your own Christmas and Holiday Cards - using easy and effective watercolour techniques.

Emma Woodthorpe, Artist and Illustrator.

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9 Lessons (51m)
    • 1. Introduction

      0:38
    • 2. Tools you'll need

      4:46
    • 3. Watercolour techniques

      10:55
    • 4. Different finishing effects

      16:12
    • 5. Some thoughts on size...

      1:00
    • 6. 1 - A decorated tree

      6:08
    • 7. 2 - A frosty snowflake

      5:02
    • 8. 3- A snowperson silhouette

      5:44
    • 9. Final thoughts

      0:38
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About This Class

In this class we will learn some simple yet highly effective watercolour techniques that you can use to lift your watercolour projects to the next level.

I will then show you three holiday card designs that you can use with these new techniques to create some awesome seasonal cards for your friends and family.

There are downladable example templates in the 'Project' tab.

This class is suitable for beginners and beyond.

For this class you will need:

-Watercolour paper (I prefer Cold pressed paper, 300gsm/140lb)

-Masking tape

-Watercolour paints

-Watercolour paintbrushes (I use a Round size 6 brush, and a Flat Wash size 3/4 brush)

-Rock salt

-Ground salt

-Water

OPTIONAL EXTRAS:

-Ink/inkblocks

-Masking Fluid (I use Masquepen)

Video Music:

Hip Hop Christmas by Twin Musicom is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
Artist: http://www.twinmusicom.org/