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Watercolor Illustration: Easter Eggs

Lalitha Ragavan, Watercolor Artist & Plant Biologist

Watercolor Illustration: Easter Eggs

Lalitha Ragavan, Watercolor Artist & Plant Biologist

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7 Lessons (32m)
    • 1. 1. Introduction

    • 2. 2. Supplies

    • 3. 3. Sketching & Applying Masking Fluid

    • 4. 4. Painting The Nest Background

    • 5. 5. Building The Nest

    • 6. 6. Painting The Eggs

    • 7. 7. Adding Final Details

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About This Class

In this class, we are going to see how to illustrate the Easter eggs by using watercolors. Though there are many colors in Easter eggs, I predominantly used Blue shades in this class. You can change the color of Easter eggs, if you wish. Also I placed my Easter eggs in a beautiful nest to make them more special and I am going to explain you how to create that nest. Are you excited about the class? Then it's time for painting! Let's start!


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Lalitha Ragavan

Watercolor Artist & Plant Biologist


Hi! I'm Lalitha Ragavan, a full-time watercolor artist and a Plant Biologist based in Chennai, India. I reside with my husband and two sons in a lively and an energetic city which has a delightful beach called 'Marina', connected with Bay of Bengal. 

I am a self taught artist and magical watercolor is my favorite medium due to it's flexibility, beautiful essence and accidental effects.I conduct workshops on watercolor painting both online and in person.

Basically I am a Plant biologist (Doctorate in Plant Biology) and I love to paint Landscapes mostly. During the start of my art journey I have had initial struggles, like every beginner, to paint even a single perfect picture of small size. But constant efforts and practices helped me to a... See full profile

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