painting watercolor resist crystals

Erin Kate Archer, ink & watercolor

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8 Videos (1h 28m)
    • trailer

      0:33
    • supplies

      4:37
    • anatomy, structures, & crystal shop tour

      6:37
    • fluorite & apatite

      20:44
    • celestite & aquamarine

      24:16
    • amethyst & turquoise

      11:44
    • moonstone & opal

      18:21
    • project !

      0:40

About This Class

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crystals are magical, beautiful, & mysterious, and also fascinating from a scientific perspective!

this class will teach you everything you need to know for creating accurate watercolor resist crystals–from basic crystal anatomy to step-by-step instructions on illustrating an example from each of the crystal structures to wet on wet resist techniques & beyond!

i'll take you along to see all sorts of real life crystals for inspiration at an NYC crystal shop and arm you with reference material (with scientifically accurate sources!) to create your own raw resist crystals. 

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Easy to understand instructions and a fun class to take! Highly recommend!!!
I love crystals, and this class makes it easy to paint them. Eric teaches various resist techniques, and how to work with the light (and it's direction) properly. Highly Recommended!

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Erin Kate Archer

ink & watercolor

erin kate archer is a watercolor illustrator living & knitting in brooklyn, ny.

a lover of art and all things handmade & beautiful, she uses a variety of mediums to combine all three.

she’s the illustrator of the children’s book Finbar & Fiona and manages an array of illustration prints on etsy.

you can keep up with her at www.ekatearcher.com and across the internet (instagram, tumblr, facebook, twitter) @ekatearcher