Beginner | 3 hours
Taught by Lily Sol
Come make artwork for radiant souls. In this daily practice, Berkeley artist Lily Sol invites you to tap into feminine energy in all its forms. Over the month together, use mixed media to channel four goddesses inspired by the power and beauty of nature. In your journal, you’ll adorn your goddesses in flower crowns, jewels, and hues that make your heart sing. Lily’s playful energy makes it easy to stay present and soft-hearted, so join us for a daily dose of  blossoming.
Learn how to:
  • Draw stylized facial features
  • Make your own collage paper paint with a palette knife
  • Paint with pearly, iridescent paints
  • Incorporate many layers to a composition
  • Use nature as inspiration for a portrait

Chapters
Goddess Sketchbook: A Daily Practice Inspired by Feminine Energy
00:55
Warming Up
03:16
02:41
03:21
02:45
02:43
06:33
12:07
Week 2 - Earth Goddess
03:15
03:55
14:20
04:11
08:14
08:45
04:50
Week 3 - Water Goddess
02:55
04:09
11:26
06:18
19:17
13:06
09:45
Week 4 - Rainbow Goddess
02:05
06:25
04:40
11:30
09:14
05:29
09:57
03:51
02:11
Materials
Here’s what you’ll need:
  • Mixed media or watercolor paper sketchbook / journal
  • Various collage materials (found papers, magazines, photographs, metallic paper, etc.)
  • Variety of writing utensils (pencils, ink pen, color pencil, sharpie marker)
  • Variety of brushes for acrylic, watercolor, and glue (fine and medium round, flat)
  • Watercolor set 
  • Gouache and/or acrylic paints, a few of each in warm and cool colors, black and white, iridescent paints (Lily uses Arteza Pearl colors and Golden Fluid Acrylics Interference Red)
  • Variety of paint pens (white, gold, green, pink, etc.)
  • Glue (Lily uses matte gel medium, but a glue stick is fine)
  • Oil pastels
  • Fixative spray
  • Scissors
  • Cup of water
  • Spray bottle
  • Paint palette
  • Scissors
  • X-acto blade
  • Acrylic ink (optional)
  • Chalk pastels (optional)
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