Watercolor with Me : Falling Snow Holiday Cards

Jessica Sanders, Artist, Instructor, Designer

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10 Lessons (1h 12m)
    • 1. Welcome!

      0:55
    • 2. Supplies

      1:47
    • 3. Falling Snow Textures - One Color pt 1

      8:46
    • 4. Falling Snow Texture - Multicolored pt 2

      8:58
    • 5. Falling Snow Texture Results

      3:16
    • 6. How To Draw a Snowflake

      10:05
    • 7. Falling Snow - Card 1

      10:22
    • 8. Falling Snow - Card 2

      13:03
    • 9. Falling Snow - Card 3

      13:54
    • 10. Project & Thank You!

      0:39
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About This Class

Hi, I’m Jessica Sanders, a self-taught mixed media artist who loves exploring art and sharing it with you!

Let’s watercolor together!  In this beginner class, I will teach you 4 easy ways to create a falling snow effect in watercolor.  I will also teach you how to draw a simple snowflake.  Then, we will make 3 watercolor paintings that can be turned into holiday cards or be framed to be given as wonderful handmade gifts for your friends and family.

Skills:

Painting falling snow in watercolor - 4 techniques.

Drawing simple snowflakes.

Supplies:

  • Watercolor paint
  • White gouache, white watercolor paint, or white acrylic paint
  • Salt
  • Isopropyl alcohol
  • White gel pen
  • Watercolor paper
  • Watercolor paint brush
  • Cardstock for card base
  • Water
  • Paper towel or tissue

Resources:

There are so many great holiday/winter watercolor painting classes on Skillshare.  Here are a few that I am enjoying:

Ron Mulvey:  Celebrating With Light: For Every Occasion

Diana Nemesu:  Draw & Paint: Holiday Pets

Amarilys Henderson:  Watercolor Wonderland - Paint + Design for the Holidays

Yasmina Creates:  You Can Draw Christmas Cuties! Step by Step Cute Characters