• Time

    54 Minutes

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  • In this class, you’ll learn how to:

    • Create that brush-lettering style and take a sketched concept to a finalized design
    • Combine letters into words and define your own unique style
    • Blend colors to create ombre lettering and designs

    With a pen tool and a wildly popular lettering style, water brush combines watercolor and lettering, and Nicole's class teaches you how to master this style for yourself. Sketch and lay out a design, blend colors and create unique hand-lettered quotes like you see on Instagram!

    Need an extra resource? Check out Nicole's new book, By Hand: The Art of Modern Lettering, for more lettering lessons and projects!

    • Introduction
    • Supplies Overview
    • How To Use The Brush + Setup
    • Thick + Thin Lines
    • The ABC’s
    • Connecting Words
    • Blending/Ombre
    • Final Project
    • Encouragement + Final Remarks
  • All you need to take this course are the supplies listed below and the class worksheets prepared by Nicole that are available for download after purchase.



    • Practice Alphabet Guide
    • Practice Strokes Warm Up
    • Lettering Style Guide
    • Angled Grid Sheets
    • Final Design Examples

    Need an extra resource? Check out Nicole's new book By Hand: The Art of Modern Lettering for more lettering lessons and projects!

About the Instructor

Nicole Miyuki Santo

Nicole Miyuki Santo

Nicole is a lettering and watercolor artist who loves teaching others her craft. Making it a full-time career, she combines her love of quotes and watercolor to create signs, menus and logos for events and brands.