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Wintery Holiday Watercolor Elements

Neesha @PaperWand, Illustration + Design Studio

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14 Videos (49m)
    • Intro & Overview

      0:38
    • Misty Trees

      2:56
    • Simple Snowflakes

      2:51
    • Holly (2 Ways)

      3:37
    • Snowmen

      6:02
    • Candy Cane & Peppermint

      4:43
    • Cute Red Bow

      3:34
    • Gingerbread Man

      3:38
    • Floppy Green Bow

      3:43
    • Elf Shoes

      5:08
    • Three Presents

      5:25
    • Ornaments

      4:31
    • Bonus: Hand Letter "JOY"

      1:45
    • Wrap Up & Post Your Work

      0:31
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About This Class

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In this class you'll learn how to create fun iconic holiday elements.  These can be used for Christmas cards, or Gift tags... Or simply just for fun!

SUPPLIES -  For this class, you'll need:

• watercolor brushes in a variety of sizes - I recommend round brushes like these

• watercolor paper - I recommend a high-quality one like Arches

• good quality watercolors - Artist Grade or Professional Grade will work the best

• 1-2 containers of water, for rinsing brushes

• paper towels, or art rags

• this printable lettering sheet PracticeJoy.pdf  (attached pdf file)

• opaque white paint, like acrylics or gouache (optional)

WHAT YOU'LL LEARN: 
We'll start with the simple elements and then build on our painting skills as we create some more layered elements.  All are fun and totally do-able!  I'll walk you through each one step-by-step!


OVERVIEW of the Winter Holiday Lessons:

• Lesson 1: Misty Trees

• Lesson 2: Simple Snowflakes

• Lesson 3: Holly (2 ways)

• Lesson 4: Snowmen

• Lesson 5: Candy Cane & Peppermint

• Lesson 6: Cute Red Bow

• Lesson 7: Gingerbread Man

• Lesson 8: Floppy Green Bow

• Lesson 9: Elf Shoes 

• Lesson 10: Three Presents 

• Lesson 11: Ornaments

• Bonus, Lesson 12: Hand Lettered word: "JOY" 

• Final Project: 
Included in this class is a downloadable & printable pdf, for lettering the word JOY.
See the Bonus Lettering Video and the Attached Printable PDF, on how to create this easy phrase. 

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Neesha @PaperWand

Illustration + Design Studio

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