Do you love watercolor, lettering, and florals?

Valerie McKeehan of Lily + Val is back to teach you how to add floral embellishments to illustrative lettering using watercolor. It’s three of our favorites things combines into one class! In her 75-minute course, you’ll learn her tips and techniques for creating lettered illustrations that are both legible and lovely!

See a quick preview of what you’ll be learning in this class by watching the video above.


When you enroll, you’ll also automatically be entered into our class giveaway. You could win prizes up to $146 in value, including a canvas zippered pouch, a 11×14 watercolor art print created by Valerie, and two Brit + Co classes of your choice.

But hurry! We’ll choose three winners at random on 10/16.

This course is carefully curated to cover all the potential hiccups you may run into. You’ll learn the three best places to add embellishments to letters, the most common readability errors you’ll come across and how to fix them, and how (and why!) you should use a Micron pen in your watercolor designs.

By the end of this class, you’ll know how to:

  1. Layout a cohesive design using anchor points, margin lines, and more.
  2. Apply Valerie’s three key design principles to your illustration.
  3. Work with watercolor to add embellishments and quotes into your final design.

Need an extra resource? Check out Valerie’s book, The Complete Book of Chalk Lettering: Create and Develop Your Own Style, for more chalk lettering lessons and projects!

When you enroll in this class, you’ll also get access to an eight-page course workbook created by Valerie, 10 lessons to help you finish your final project, and 75-minutes of class time learning a new skill from a pro! I mean, just look at all of Valerie’s amazing illustrations on her Instagram account.

So what are you waiting for!? Enroll for our upcoming Watercolor Lettering and Illustration online class today.

Don’t forget! If you bundle three classes together, you can save 30% on your purchase. Just use the code BUNDLEIT at checkout. Which is a great reason to bundle this class with Valerie’s other classes: Intro to Chalk Lettering and Intro to Chalk Illustration.

What are you most excited to learn in this class? Tweet @BritandCo on Twitter and share with us!