Fashion Sketchbook: Benefits of Keeping an Art Journal

Elena Fay, Watercolor Artist & Fashion Illustrator

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8 Videos (27m)
    • Introduction

    • Art Materials

    • Fear of the Blank Page

    • Exercise 1 / Watercolor Wash

    • Exercise 2 / Paint Swatch

    • Exercise 3 / Playing with Colors

    • Exercise 4 / Fun Fashion Sketches

    • Final Thoughts and Giveaway!!!


About This Class


Getting stated in a new sketchbook can be really overwhelming. In this class, Elena shares very simple exercises that will help you to get your hands warmed up and your creative juices flowing. She shares some fun techniques that will help you to overcome the fear of the blank page and shows you colorful examples to get you inspired. 

Whether you have five minutes or 2 hours for creating art in your sketchbook, we hope this class will inspire you to make time each date to be creative.

At the end of the class Elena will announce a giveaway where you have a chance to win prizes by sharing your projects.

Winners will be announced at the end of September

Art materials that I use in this class:

Watercolor Sketchbook

da Vinci Watercolor Brush

Mijello Mission Gold Watercolors

Winsor & Newton Watercolor Travel Set

Pentel Brush Pen

40 of 40 students recommendSee All

thanks, I got going straight away with the first exercise to fill the page, great for getting started, encouraging for everyday sketches xx
Very inspired to watch. A lof small tips that encourage me to try it myself.
Ikea Lee


I think it is good for sketchbook ideas, specifically daily warm ups





Elena Fay

Watercolor Artist & Fashion Illustrator

Hi everyone, welcome to my creative playground:)

I'm a self-taught fashion illustrator, dreamer and explorer.

I started my blog in March, 2012 to share my passion for art and fashion. Over the years this space evolved and became a creative outlet to share things I love, my inspiration and everything creative.

Creating art for individual clients and big brands is a dream come true because every day I can play with my favorite paints and call it a job!


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