Watercolor Magic - Illustration Masterclass Exploring Technique & Style | Nina Rycroft | Skillshare

Watercolor Magic - Illustration Masterclass Exploring Technique & Style

Nina Rycroft, Picture Book Illustrator

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8 Videos (1h 23m)
    • Introduction

      1:44
    • Project • Material List

      3:27
    • Illustration 1 • Watercolour • Dip-pen

      13:14
    • Illustration 2 • Watercolor • Fine-liner & Brush

      14:05
    • Illustration 3 • Watercolour • Carbon Pencil

      13:39
    • Illustration 4 • Watercolor • Fine-liner

      18:03
    • Illustration 5 • Watercolor • Charcoal Pencil

      15:42
    • BONUS • Watercolor Paper Basics

      3:15

About This Class

If you love watercolor but you want to find your style, then this is the class for you. 

Join picture book illustrator Nina Rycroft in creating a series of watercolor samples, using five different techniques and styles. This 1-hour and 20-minute class walks you step-by-step through the process of how to illustrate the same character five ways while getting insider insights, tips, and tricks. No prior knowledge or experience required! By the end, you'll have a feel for what style works best for you, as well as a toolbox of techniques to create and share your own watercolor magic!

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In this class, your learn how to illustrate one character, five ways ...

  • Illustration #1 watercolor with a dip-pen and ink line
  • Illustration #2 watercolor with a fine liner and brush-ink line
  • Illustration #3 watercolor with a carbon pencil line
  • Illustration #4 watercolor with a tech-pen line
  • Illustration #5 watercolor with a charcoal line

If you'd like to design your own character for this class, Design a Picture Book Character from Start to Finish takes you from idea generation, character mapping, designing a wire-frame all the way through to drawing your character with movement and gesture. 

Nina has a dozen skillshare classes that walk you through the entire process of how to illustrate a picture book character. Click >>> here <<< to find out more.

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Nina Rycroft

Picture Book Illustrator

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Hi! I'm Nina Rycroft, a picture book illustrator. I worked as a graphic designer in Sydney and London before turning my hand to illustration, with my first picture book Little Platypus received a CBCA (Children's Book Council of Australia) Notable Book Award in 2000. Since then, I've had more than a dozen picture books publ...

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