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Watercolor Wonderland - Paint + Design for the Holidays

Amarilys Henderson, Watercolor Illustrator, Design Thinker

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18 Videos (51m)
    • Watercolor Wonderland

      1:17
    • Roadmap Overview

      0:37
    • Supplies

      1:47
    • Color Schemes

      4:21
    • Character: Snowmen

      3:48
    • Character: Reindeer - Painting

      3:41
    • Character: Reindeer - Detail

      3:07
    • Digital Coloring

      9:53
    • Digital Collage

      3:07
    • Background: Evergreen Forest

      1:29
    • Background: Birch Forest

      4:23
    • Details: Gold

      1:18
    • Details: Snowflakes

      1:42
    • Details: Holly

      2:43
    • Lettering: Happy Holidays

      2:52
    • Lettering: Wonderland Serif

      1:54
    • Lettering: Bounce + Shadow

      2:35
    • Post Your Progress

      0:37

About This Class

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'Tis the season to take out your art supplies and create a fresh take on memorable motifs! 

This class is truly holiday fun for everyone! The video outline is designed to meet you at your level. You may choose your own route as you navigate through a roadmap of lessons with easy and challenging options--from painting simple motifs to designing in Photoshop.

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You can watch the lessons that feel relevant to you or watch them all to pick what sparks your interest. With a total of 15 teaching segments that walk through a variety of subject matter, you'll have plenty of options to choose from.

You'll Gain Insight On:

  • Using traditional and trending color schemes
  • How to stretch your watercolors to create opaque applications
  • Applying metallic touches that sparkle and scan well
  • Lettering--in three styles
  • Watercolor techniques such as wet on wet, wet on dry
  • Mixed media and digital techniques for professional illustration use
  • How to approach your work casually, simply, and effectively

Artist and illustrator Amarilys Henderson has licensed her holiday artwork to companies and manufacturers for use on greeting cards, gift bags, mugs, promotion, and food packaging. 

118 of 118 students recommendSee All

Fun and entertaining. Amarilys is engaging and has many creative ideas.
Thank you so much for sharing this lovely class! Great paintings, much inspiration and a lot to learn! Love it!
Another great class! Thanks Amarilys!

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Amarilys Henderson

Watercolor Illustrator, Design Thinker

Hey there! I'm Amarilys. I process on paper and I problem-solve with keystrokes.

As a commercial illustrator, I've had the pleasure of bringing the dynamic vibrance of colorful watercolor strokes to everyday products. My work is licensed for greeting and Christmas cards, art prints, drawing books, and home decor items. My design background influences much of my recent work, revolving around typography and florals.

While my professional work in illustration is driven by t...

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