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12 Videos (54m)
    • Introduction

      0:42
    • Tools & Materials

      3:37
    • Areca Leaf

      5:32
    • Banana Leaf

      7:02
    • Aralia

      6:39
    • Bird of Paradise

      2:11
    • Fan Palm

      1:57
    • Durban

      4:47
    • Monstera

      8:01
    • Taro Leaf

      2:17
    • Umbrella Plant

      3:44
    • Project

      7:56

About This Class

The tropical plants are in and ready to become everyone's favorite home decor! Moving away from succulents for a hot second (really only a second, don't worry, we love them and we'll see them again soon), let's focus on split leaf plants and palm leaves!

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This class jumps right into creating 9 different tropical leaves, including the areca palm, banana leaf, aralia, bird of paradise, fan palm, durban leaf, monstera (everyone's favorite, duh), taro leaf and the umbrella plant.

If you are brand new to watercolors, I recommend first taking my class - Watercolor: 10 Projects Anyone Can Paint - as it will guide you through basic techniques on how to use watercolors to your advantage. That said, if you catch on quickly, this is still a beginner-level class, so don't fret! You should do just fine. But still take the other class cuz it's fun, mmkay?  

Products used in this class:
Loew Cornell Round Brushes
Sakura Koi Watercolor Travel Set
Canson Watercolor Paper

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Peggy has a superb approach and is an absolute joy to learn from.
Peggy's clear and concise instructions take you through each leaf step by step. This is the perfect class for beginners and those looking for new tips to up their watercolor game. Highly recommend!
Great instructions, easy to understand. Creative project. Love it.

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Peggy Dean

The Pigeon Letters | Lettering & Illustration


Hey hey! I'm Peggy. I'm native to the Pacific Northwest and I love all things creative. From a young age I was dipping everything I could into the arts. I've dabbled in quite an abundance of varieties, such as ballet, fire dancing, crafting, graphic design, traditional calligraphy, hand lettering, painting with acrylics and watercolors, illustrating, creative writing, jazz, you name it. If it's something involving being artistic, I've probably cycled through it a time or two (or 700).

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