Description
Beginner | 3 hours
Taught by Jess Park
Lettering artist Jess Park shares her techniques for creating colorful watercolor script. You'll learn the basics of pen and brush lettering first, then pluck away at painting plants, stems, and flowers to create wreaths and laurels. From there, you’ll expand your skills, learning how to create illustrations that live inside of a letter or word. By the end of the class, you’ll have all the skills you need to fill your sentence with a sunset or your monogram with a luscious bowl of fruit.    
Learn how to:
  • Create an upstroke and downstroke in modern calligraphic style
  • Build your own style of lettering from basic strokes
  • Create an ombre effect with watercolor
  • Watercolor modern calligraphy
  • Use various wash techniques with watercolor
  • Paint watercolor fruit

What you'll get:
  • A 31-day series of easy-to-follow video lessons on the basics of lettering with watercolor and incorporating illustrations into your letters and sentences
  • 33 HD video lessons you can access online anytime, anywhere
  • Detailed supply list
  • Step-by-step instructions by lettering artist Jess Park
  • The ability to leave comments, ask questions and interact with other students
     


Chapters
Watercolor Lettering - A Daily Practice
00:36
02:40
04:54
06:46
10:06
06:50
08:23
09:25
05:18
10:10
07:28
08:10
05:14
06:13
06:19
06:31
02:38
06:03
02:50
10:02
02:50
07:22
08:19
10:05
06:38
14:14
10:06
11:30
07:16
03:49
04:35
07:03
04:19
Materials
Here’s what you’ll need:
  • Tracing Paper
  • Tombow Fudenosuke hard tip brush pen
  • Pentel Fude Touch Sign pen
  • Ecoline brush pens or any water-based brush pens
  • Legion Stonehenge Aqua Cold Press Black
  • Arches - 140lb 9"x12" cold press paper
  • Canson XL 140lb cold press 7"x10" paper in spiral pad
  • Strathmore pre-folded greeting card (cold press)
  • Princeton heritage round brushes (1, 2, 4, 6, 8, 10)
  • Mottler brush (optional)
  • Tombow Waterbrush
  • Brush cleaner
  • Masking fluid
  • Cricut light pad or light box (optional)
  • Washi tape
  • Pencil
  • Ruler
  • Drafting tape
  • Bone folder
  • Kneaded eraser
  • Rubber eraser
  • Sand eraser
  • X-Acto Knife
  • Salt
  • Alcohol
  • Cotton swabs
  • White gouache
  • White gel pen
  • Black and Decker laser level (optional)
  • Recollections tag level punch
  • Hole punch
  • Twine or ribbon
  • Small jar of soapy water
  • Paper towels
  • Jar of water
  • Ecoline liquid watercolors
  • Dropper
  • Daniel Smith watercolors in tubes: Carbazole Violet, Ultramarine Violet, Quinacridone Pink, Pyrrol Red, Quinacridone Coral, Organic Vermillion, New Gamboge, Hansa Yellow Medium, Lemon Yellow, Ultramarine Blue, Phthalo Blue, Phthalo Green, Hooker’s Green, Sap Green, Deep Sap Green, Perylene Green, Mars Yellow, Raw Umber, Payne’s Gray
  • Coliro Colors Finetec metallic watercolor palette: Rose, Bronze, Aztec Gold, Moss Green, Midnight Blue, Deep Purple
  • Watercolor palette
  • Class PDF for lettering templates
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