Intro To Watercolor Illustration

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Overview
Meera Lee Patel
Instructor

What you’ll learn in this class:

  • How to create a color wheel and mix color palettes
  • How to create brush strokes and blend and shade colors
  • How to conceptualize, sketch and paint an animal

In this class, you’ll touch on the practice of meditation while learning how to illustrate animals, foliage, and flowers with watercolor paint. Meera will walk you through the color wheel and how to create, blend and shape colors with brush strokes. At the end of this class, you’ll have a frameable watercolor painting to hang or gift.

Beginner
Skill Level
1 hour
7 mins
Duration
Materials

All you need to take this course are the supplies listed below and the class worksheets prepared by Meera Lee that are available for download after purchase.


SUPPLIES NEEDED TO TAKE THE CLASS:



CLASS WORKSHEETS INCLUDE:


  • Bruststrokes & Color Blending Guide
  • Color Theory
  • Template for Leaves, Vines & Florals
  • Template for Different Woodland Animals
  • Template for Different Sayings

Intro To Watercolor Illustration

Find creativity and relaxation through Meera Lee Patel’s meditative style of watercolor painting.
Instructor: Meera Lee Patel
Skill Level: Beginner
$19.00
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1. Introduction

Learn more about your instructor, Meera, and what you’ll be learning in her class.
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2. Supplies Overview

Meera will go over the supplies you'll need to complete her class.
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3. Creativity Is Calming

Learn how meditation stirs creativity and why regular practice is important.
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4. Color Theory

Meera will walk you through creating a color wheel. She's also explain primary, secondary and tertiary colors.
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5. Brushes

In this lesson you'll experiment with the pointy and wide parts of your brushes by creating lines.
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6. Blending and How To Use Water

Learn how to blend and lighten colors by various techniques with water.
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7. Sketching

Meera will teach you how to sketch an animal and prepare your design for watercolor.
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8. Watercolor Painting Basics

Learn watercolor basics. Start by applying light colors to section off areas of your design. Then, start gradually adding darker colors in.
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9. Painting A Floral Frame

In this lesson, Meera will walk you through painting a floral frame.
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10. Optional Hand Lettering

Learn how to sketch and paint words and quotes to your watercolor illustration.
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11. Adding Details

In this lesson, you'll learn how to add background colors behind your design. Plus, you'll learn how to add details using a tiny brush or pen.
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12. Keep Creating

Meera will give you her insider tips and inspiration to continue illustrating with watercolor.
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  • Overview
  • Materials
  • Downloads
Overview
Meera Lee Patel
Instructor

What you’ll learn in this class:

  • How to create a color wheel and mix color palettes
  • How to create brush strokes and blend and shade colors
  • How to conceptualize, sketch and paint an animal

In this class, you’ll touch on the practice of meditation while learning how to illustrate animals, foliage, and flowers with watercolor paint. Meera will walk you through the color wheel and how to create, blend and shape colors with brush strokes. At the end of this class, you’ll have a frameable watercolor painting to hang or gift.

Beginner
Skill Level
1 hour
7 mins
Duration
Materials

All you need to take this course are the supplies listed below and the class worksheets prepared by Meera Lee that are available for download after purchase.


SUPPLIES NEEDED TO TAKE THE CLASS:



CLASS WORKSHEETS INCLUDE:


  • Bruststrokes & Color Blending Guide
  • Color Theory
  • Template for Leaves, Vines & Florals
  • Template for Different Woodland Animals
  • Template for Different Sayings

Intro To Watercolor Illustration

Find creativity and relaxation through Meera Lee Patel’s meditative style of watercolor painting.
Instructor: Meera Lee Patel
Skill Level: Beginner
$19.00
BUY NOW
  • Lessons
Now Playing

Teaser

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1. Introduction

Learn more about your instructor, Meera, and what you’ll be learning in her class.
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Now Playing

2. Supplies Overview

Meera will go over the supplies you'll need to complete her class.
lock
Now Playing

3. Creativity Is Calming

Learn how meditation stirs creativity and why regular practice is important.
lock
Now Playing

4. Color Theory

Meera will walk you through creating a color wheel. She's also explain primary, secondary and tertiary colors.
lock
Now Playing

5. Brushes

In this lesson you'll experiment with the pointy and wide parts of your brushes by creating lines.
lock
Now Playing

6. Blending and How To Use Water

Learn how to blend and lighten colors by various techniques with water.
lock
Now Playing

7. Sketching

Meera will teach you how to sketch an animal and prepare your design for watercolor.
lock
Now Playing

8. Watercolor Painting Basics

Learn watercolor basics. Start by applying light colors to section off areas of your design. Then, start gradually adding darker colors in.
lock
Now Playing

9. Painting A Floral Frame

In this lesson, Meera will walk you through painting a floral frame.
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Now Playing

10. Optional Hand Lettering

Learn how to sketch and paint words and quotes to your watercolor illustration.
lock
Now Playing

11. Adding Details

In this lesson, you'll learn how to add background colors behind your design. Plus, you'll learn how to add details using a tiny brush or pen.
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Now Playing

12. Keep Creating

Meera will give you her insider tips and inspiration to continue illustrating with watercolor.
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