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Watercolors & Masking Fluid Techniques

Sandra Bowers, Illustrator+ Surface Pattern Designer

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8 Lessons (18m)
    • 1. Introduction

    • 2. Supplies

    • 3. Class Project

    • 4. Masks to Create Backgrounds

    • 5. Masks to Protect Details

    • 6. Masks to Create Textures

    • 7. Masks to Create Layering

    • 8. Using the Techniques

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About This Class


Hello! In this class I will show you two different tools and four different ways to use making fluid with watercolors to achieve different effects. I´ll also show you the process of creating a finished illustration using these tools and techniques. So join me, and let´s start masking!

Please note that I won´t be teaching how to actually paint with watercolors in this class, just showing you ways that you can use masking fluid with them. If you wish to learn how to paint watercolors, please enrol in my painting classes:

Watercolors for Illustrators 

Watercolor Florals - Orchids

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Sandra Bowers

Illustrator+ Surface Pattern Designer

I'm Sandra Bowers, I'm a Freelance Illustrator, Surface Pattern Designer and Character Sculptor based in BC, Canada. I'm originally from the beautiful Medellin, Colombia, where it's springtime all year round!

I have very big eyes and I love animals, specially dogs. Most of my inspiration comes from nature and animals.

I love mixing traditional and digital media to create detailed, stylized, playful illustrations and patterns for fabrics, stationary and home decor. I also create ...

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