Whimsical Floral Wreaths: Painting Handmade Greeting Cards in Watercolor

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What You Will Learn in this Class

All Levels Welcome!


In this class, you will learn how to paint whimsical floral wreaths to make handmade greeting cards. We’ll take a deeper dive into painting florals, leaves and twigs to create the wreath composition. I'll be sharing tips on how to build a color palette using mood boards and inspiration to paint more intuitively. You will select watercolor based on how you want your project to feel: warm or cool. 

Together, we will create a handmade card with 3D elements and glowing finish details. 

Video content delivered in short, technique-based lessons

Each video lesson breaks down the watercolor painting techniques into smaller chunks giving you the ability to follow along using the practice handout. Then, we'll put it all together and create a whimsical floral wreath card.

In the class you will learn how to:

  1. Choose Your Color Palette to Paint More Intuitively 
  2. Get Inspired by Mood Boards
  3. Assemble Basic Supplies 
  4. Use the Practice Handout 
  5. Paint Flowers, Leaves + Twigs
  6. Paint Four Petaled Flowers
  7. Paint Brush Stroke Flowers
  8. Paint Four Petal Angled Flowers
  9. Paint Brush Stroke Leaves
  10. Paint Long Oval Leaves
  11. Paint Nested Leaves + Dots
  12. Paint Eucalyptus Like Fillers
  13. Paint Jagged Edged Leaves
  14. Paint Leaves with Detail
  15. Paint Twigs, Berries + Buds
  16. Create a 3D Banner Element 
  17. Create 3D Floral Elements
  18. Learn Basic Card + Envelope Assembly
  19. Add Extra Details with Gouache Paint and Iridescent Medium
  20. Add Splatter Detail for Texture + Dimension
  21. Put it all Together to Create a Whimsical Floral Wreath Handmade Card


What You'll Make:

Together, we will walk through all of the techniques and create the final wreath card project together.

Class Downloads Supplied 

  1. Practice Handout
  2. Practice Handout Sample
  3. Bonus Envelope Template
  4. Supply Handout

BONUS Download

ENVELOPE Template Download with all the instructions to create a matching envelope for your final card project is provided in this class. 


Perfect for Beginners, Seasoned Papercrafters and MORE!

This class is perfect for beginners, seasoned watercolorists and/or papercrafting artists and enthusiasts. It is my intention for you to have FUN and enjoy painting. 

May you find pause from the hustle, pure joy and inspiration here!

The Course: 9 Video Tutorials

Comprehensive Video Tutorials. Project Handouts and Full Color Handouts are Included for Reference so that You Can Paint Alongside the Tutorials

Video content delivered in short, technique-based lessons

Self-Paced

Downloadable Videos

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Class Price: $30

Affordable. Self-Paced Class.

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