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11 Videos (24m)
    • Introduction

      0:40
    • Tools & Materials

      1:55
    • Water Control

      2:41
    • Basic Lettering Rules

      2:23
    • Blending Color

      5:53
    • Ombré

      1:57
    • Tombow Water Blending

      1:50
    • Texture: Salt

      2:11
    • Texture: Brusho

      2:28
    • Texture: Splatter

      1:24
    • Project Time!

      0:26

About This Class

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Take your brush lettering to the next level by incorporating watercolors! Not only will you open up a door full of unlimited colors, but you'll be introduced to varying degrees of transparency, color mixing/bleeding and effects, adding texture, and even some tricks with our favorite Tombow Dual Brush Pens!

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Creating watercolor calligraphy is easier than you might think, and I'm thrilled to introduce you to multiple ways to incorporate water into your lettering.

For your reference, the tools used in this class can be found here:

Watercolor-
Artist Loft 36 Color Palette
Confections Classics 12 Color Palette

Paper-
Canson Watercolor Paper

Brushes-
Winsor & Newton 00 Round
Pentel Aquash Fine
Loew & Cornell 4 pc. Round

Extras-
Tombow Dual Brush Pens
Brusho Watercolor Powder

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147 of 150 students recommendSee All

Lovely ideas and techniques, thanks for this class! :)
Karolina Szaturska

Artist & Yoga Instructor

This is an incredibly in depth yet easy to follow class... I'd recommend it to anyone :)
Great class! My three-year-old (who can't even write yet) insisted that I watch it with her, and I am SO glad I did. I picked up a lot of great tips and tricks to use in my hand lettering projects. Thanks!
Lisa Goss

Artist, musician, & website person

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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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