The Art of Monotype: Create your First Unique Artwork in Minutes with Watercolors or Gouache | Anna Sokolova | Skillshare

The Art of Monotype: Create your First Unique Artwork in Minutes with Watercolors or Gouache

Anna Sokolova, Artist, illustrator

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11 Lessons (1h 7m)
    • 1. Intro

    • 2. Materials

    • 3. Inspiration

    • 4. Demo 1: Winter Forest

    • 5. Demo 2: Medusa

    • 6. Demo 3: Black Gold Abstract

    • 7. Demo 4: Classic Approach

    • 8. Demo 5: Owl

    • 9. Demo 6: Adding Background

    • 10. Your Task

    • 11. Final Thoughts

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About This Class


In this class, I'll show you how to create your first unique Monotype — a hybrid of drawing and printmaking with endless possibilities. We'll create 6 different artworks starting with the easiest method and continue with the more controlled classic approach.

By the end of this 70-minute class, you’ll learn the Monotype technique and will be able to create your own unique artwork.

No previous experience needed! Both advanced and beginner creative can find valuable insights in this class. You don't need to have special drawing skills or a print press.

GIVEAWAY! Post your monotype in the Project Gallery before 25th of October for a chance to win a limited edition notebook by Taschen featuring Genesis project.

Lessons include:

  • Materials
  • Inspiration
  • Traditional Technique
  • Modern technique
  • Experimentation





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Anna Sokolova

Artist, illustrator

Anna Sokolova is a Berlin-based illustrator, designer and art director.

Born in St. Petersburg, Russia, she produced commercial art projects while attending Peter The Great Polytechnic University. After graduating with a major in Publishing, she returned to the university for an advanced degree in design.

Anna has over ten years of design and illustration experience working for clients in America, Canada, United Kingdom, New Zealand, Australia, Germany, France, Denmark, Russia, ...

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