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Illustrating With Pen and Watercolor: Basic Techniques

Anna Perez, Illustrator, Designer, Seamstress

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7 Videos (24m)
    • Introduction

    • Planning Your Portrait

    • Materials

    • Pencil

    • Pen

    • Watercolor

    • Wrapping Up


About This Class

In this class, we'll be creating a unique illustration using pen and watercolor as a mixed medium. We'll go over materials, tips on planning your portrait, and the techniques that I use to create my illustrations. This is a fun and rewarding medium, and I'm so excited to be sharing it with you!

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Amazing class, I have been looking for this very class on SkillShare and I am thrilled to see such a wonderful class put together, especially the watercolor shading of skin!!
This class was very thorough and helpful yet not time consuming! Now I'm excited to go use the skills learned:) I love how the instructor demonstrated while explaining her watercolor color mixing process and inking processes. Overall great class! Would like to see more classes from this instructor.
This was actually really helpful! Thank you!





Anna Perez

Illustrator, Designer, Seamstress

Hey guys, I'm Anna Perez. I love to (and try to) do just about anything creative. My background is in Fine Art, but my true loves are sewing and illustrating.

I've been sewing recreationally for almost 20 years, and professionally for the past five, working as both a prototypist and manufacturer. My dream is to one day produce my own line of bags. I also make a specialty plush toy called "Seabear".

In the fall of 2015, a handful of my illustrations were published in the children...

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