Hi friends! I missed doing last weeks show so much (snow storm power and internet outage) but I am back this week and I hope you will join me today at 12:30pm ET for a fun live painting class! I found this lovely vintage moth advertisement that is in the public domain and I painted a loose sketch on an ATC and shared it last week and many folks asked for a tutorial so I decided to do one larger with more detail today. Here is the reference image:
Here is a PDF pattern you can print and trace on your watercolor paper. You can watch the live stream or the replay in the player below but if you want to chat live be sure to watch on the youtube watch page. Also if you are using a tablet make sure you don’t have it in full screen mode if you want to see the chat.
Find supplies at our sponsor Jerry’s Artarama!
- Watercolors: http://www.jerrysartarama.com/lukas-aquarell-1862-watercolor-setsLUKAS 1862 or use what you have
- Watercolor paper: Strathmore Aquarius 80# cotton/synthetic mix (or your favorite paper that is on the smoother side)
- Brushes: Mimik Squirrel, an assortment of sizes, mostly rounds
Other: water buckets, paper towels and I grabbed some rubber stamps and stencils in case I want to add to the background!
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I hope you can join me for the live show today at 12:30pm ET, til than happy crafting!