Watercolor Basics: Paint Your Own Patterned Note Cards

Juliet Meeks, Designer and Artist

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5 Videos (21m)
    • Getting Started

      1:00
    • Supplies

      4:08
    • Basic Techniques

      8:18
    • Paint Your Cards

      5:45
    • Final Steps + Cleanup

      2:00

About This Class

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Have you wanted to try watercolor painting, but weren’t sure where to start? Learn the basics by painting colorful patterned note cards perfect for any occasion! This class is perfect for anyone brand new to watercolor. 

Designer and surface pattern artist Juliet Meeks shares her watercolor techniques in this quick and fun 20 minute class. You'll learn about the essential supplies needed to get you started, basic color mixing and blending techniques, and then dive into painting colorful patterns onto your cards.

Pattern is a playful and easy way to get introduced to watercolor, plus you will end up with colorful note cards ready to share with your friends and family as one of a kind pieces of art!

• Basic watercolor class perfect for beginners brand new to watercolor
• Practice your skills in this quick and fun 20 minute bite-sized lesson
• Learn about the supplies used in watercolor painting, and simple blending techniques
• Enjoy the relaxing, experimental process of watercolor painting!


Visit the Class Project page here
 for more guidelines on your project, and links to supplies mentioned in the video! 

106 of 114 students recommendSee All

Awesome class! Great, quick, informative. Super awesome way to intro some fun water color techniques
A great basic class for getting your 'feet' wet. Juliet's approach is friendly and encouraging.
awesome class! short and straight to the point :)
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Juliet Meeks

Designer and Artist

Juliet is a graphic designer and artist with a passion for patterns, watercolor, and always experimenting with different creative approaches to her artwork. Based in New Orleans, she is inspired by the colorful quirky architecture and culture of her creative hometown. 

She works with clients one-on-one for custom surface patterns, and brand design. She also has her own line of handmade accessories, art prints, and stationery in addition to licensing her artwork to other companies. 

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For all the latest updates, find me over on Instagram where I post daily artwork and inspiration! You may catch a glimpse of my studio mate, my little fluffy dog Roxy ;)