Watercolor Basics: Paint Your Own Patterned Note Cards

Juliet Meeks, Designer and Artist

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5 Videos (21m)
    • Getting Started

    • Supplies

    • Basic Techniques

    • Paint Your Cards

    • Final Steps + Cleanup

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About This Class


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! 

137 of 146 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

Artist, Instructor, Designer





Juliet Meeks

Designer and Artist


Hi! I'm Juliet, an artist and designer based in New Orleans. 

You can usually find me painting with watercolor in my studio, designing products for my online shop, and collaborating with other brands. Or creating classes here on Skillshare!

I'm inspired by creating with my hands, vintage books and textiles, and the organic shapes of nature (can't get enough of painting flowers!). I've always been drawn to colorful patterns and feel lucky...

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