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Paint Your Own Expressive Holiday Postcards

Yana Knight, Story of Yana

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7 Lessons (28m)
    • 1. Welcome!

    • 2. Your Project

    • 3. Supplies and Packing

    • 4. Postcard from Brussels: Basilique

    • 5. Postcard from Vienna: Hofburg Palace

    • 6. Bonus: taking postcards further!

    • 7. Outro


About This Class

Have you ever wanted to send a holiday postcard that was unique and expressive but in the end, always resorted to the same generic card from the tourist shop? Have you ever received exactly the same postcard from completely different people? Not only is it boring but all that creative energy we get from travelling to new places should be put to good use. So pour it into creating something fun!

I'm Yana, I'm an artist living and creating in the heart of Europe and I'd like to show you how you can paint simple watercolour postcards on holidays or even in your own home town. We'll go through the very simple supplies you'll need and once we're packed, I'll take you on a Euro trip to two beautiful cities: Brussels where I live and Vienna. I'll show you how to take a blank postcard and transform it into an expressive piece of art - ready to be sent off to your loved ones to their complete amazement. And I'll give you a few ideas of how this small venture can potentially become a little side business. So don't wait, pack your suitcases and join me on this adventure!



Thank yous:

Music: Kimiko Ishizaka

A touch of AfterEffects magic: Julian Knight





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Yana Knight

Story of Yana


Hi, I'm Yana

a multidisciplinary artist and educator living and working in Brussels, Belgium. My work is in the collection of the Museum of Spontaneous Art in Brussels and has been featured in the Dutch Design Week.



My work is inspired by the ordinary and extraordinary experience of living a life, often with a playful, humorous and absurd streak. It emphasises experimentation and div...

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