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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 very 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! 

133 of 142 students recommendSee All

This class has good info. It helped me play with some pattern. There's nothing earthshaking here, but it can help you know where to start with something that's fun, useful, and not hard at all. Spend the time! It's worth it.
Great into class to learn basics of watercolor. The class projects were fun and easy to do.
Fun class! I feel that this is a great way to begin learning about watercolor.
Jessica Sanders

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Juliet Meeks

Designer and Artist

Hi! I'm Juliet Meeks, a designer and artist based in my hometown New Orleans, LA. I have been freelancing and owning my business, Juliet Meeks Design, full-time since June 2015.

No work day is the same, but you can usually find me painting watercolor patterns in my studio, designing products for my online shop, designing branding for clients, or collaborating with other brands on fun products. Or creating classes here on Skillshare!

I'm inspired by creating with my hand...

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