Galaxy Monograms - 2 Ways with Watercolor

Neesha Merani, Illustration + Design {PaperWand.com}

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7 Videos (21m)
    • Intro & Overview

      0:45
    • Supplies & Prepping the Letters

      2:59
    • Base Layers

      4:24
    • Masking & 2nd Layer

      2:32
    • Adding Stars

      3:44
    • Shadows & Metallic Details

      5:40
    • Wrap Up

      0:39

About This Class

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In this class you'll learn two ways to paint Galaxy Monograms.  These are so much fun to create and they can be used in a variety of projects or as gifts. 

I'll walk you through, step-by-step to create each of these monogram styles.  Here's what's covered on the inside:

• Supplies & Materials.

• Where and how to choose the right font & letter style.

• Learning wet-on-wet technique with watercolors.

• How & when to add salt into your work for added texture. 

• Talking about light sources and how to add shadows/highlights correctly.

• How to fix mistakes easily and recover your hard work. 

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For more projects, tutorials & free resources, visit my Channel, Website or Instagram.

Happy Painting!!

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What a fun and thoughtful idea to combine watercolor galaxy painting with typography. Neesha does a fantastic job of making the process easy with simple to execute techniques. Great class!!!
Chris V

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Neesha Merani

Illustration + Design {PaperWand.com}

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