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Drawing & Painting Crystals & Gems Made Easy in Watercolor & Gouache

Yasmina Creates, Ink & Watercolor Artist

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11 Videos (50m)
    • Trailer

      0:52
    • Drawing Crystals

      2:22
    • Drawing Gems

      1:03
    • How They React to Light

      3:43
    • Rendering Light the Simple Way

      6:20
    • Lighting Crystal Clusters & Gems

      7:58
    • Semi-Realistic Style in Watercolor

      10:04
    • Magical Cartoony Style in Ink & Watercolor

      6:33
    • Loose Style in Gouache

      3:54
    • Painting Rainbow, Clear, & Black Crystals in Watercolor

      6:00
    • Your Assignment

      1:07

About This Class

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If you've ever wanted to draw crystals and gems, but thought it too hard, then this class was made just for you. To make drawing easy, I have made 9 worksheets showing how to draw various crystals and gems step by step. I will also explain lighting in detail and how to fake it. I will also show you how to use different styles and mediums to illustrate magical gemstones, from Watercolor to Ink & Watercolor and even Gouache. You will pickup tons of techniques, tips, and tricks along the way! There will also be a lesson how to paint a rainbow, clear, and black crystal. By the end of this class you will have confidence, knowledge, and inspiration to paint beautiful gems and crystals in your personal style! Let’s make some magic!

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Yasmina is one of my favorite teachers. She has a great voice and always explains things very well. I love her art style and her positive attitude!
Rachel Lang

Artist, Designer, Sewist

What a lovely class taught by such a sweet young lady. This was fun, insightful, and very inspirational. I don't know anything about highlighting, shading, or light, and this course taught me useful things that I will consider when making my own gem/crystal art. I also very much appreciated the thought that, copying is part of learning. I always feel like a fraud for wanting to mimic another artists' style in order to learn it and make it my own, but it's true: this is just part of learning. We mimic in order to learn the steps. Anyway, this was a fun, well-thought out and well-taught class. :) I look forward to learning more from Yasmina in the very near future!
Your classes are always interesting and fun.
Brenda Reeves

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Yasmina Creates

Ink & Watercolor Artist

I strive to make every class the highest quality, information packed, inspiring, and bite sized.

Creating is my biggest passion and I'm so happy to share it with you! :)

You can find my recent work on Instagram & mini-tutorials & speed paintings on Youtube.

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