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Austin, TX, 78721
United States

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09.15.19 — Watercolor Workshop: Lettering + Painting


09.15.19 — Watercolor Workshop: Lettering + Painting


Workshop taught by: Shelly Kim with Letters By Shells

Date: Sunday, September 15th

Time: 12pm-3pm

Experience Level: Open Level

Join us for this special combination workshop of watercolor lettering + painting! This 3-hour workshop will leave you feeling confident to practice the beauty of watercolor lettering, simple blending & painting techniques (leaves, roses, etc.) at home using all the information and tools given.

During this 3-hour hands-on workshop, you will not only learn the basics of watercolor lettering and painting, but the following topics will also be covered:

- Ways to hold your watercolor brush

- Techniques and Basics of Watercolors (blending, wet on wet technique, etc.)

- Understanding how to use the pigments

- Differing pressure levels

- Differences between watercolor paper/textures

- Common practice drills for watercolors

- Connecting Letters

- Understanding the different styles that can be achieved

- Loose Painting such as watercolor leaves, veggies (painting carrots) and roses

This workshop is all about having fun while learning the beauty of Watercolor Lettering & Techniques! I have tailored this workshop for you to not only learn a new hobby, but to also discover your own creative side! This workshop requires no prior experience in calligraphy, lettering or painting. Let's all just use this time to relax, learn, and letter with good company!

What you'll get (and keep): 

  • 3 hours of personalized workshop instruction

  • Watercolor pigments

  • Watercolor paper

  • Watercolor brush

  • How to get started Workbook: (includes - Alphabet Sheet Guide, practice lettering worksheets, and tips and techniques on painting)

  • Small gift along with a personalized name tag

  • Lifetime access to digital downloads, practice sheets, and resources

  • Sips & treats

  • 10% off The Paper + Craft Pantry retail

All workshop sales are final- no refunds or exchanges. Only one seat will be saved per paid ticket. Ticket sales will end 24 hours prior to workshop. 

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Once you have successfully purchased the workshop, you should receive a confirmation for your seat. If you do not receive a confirmation, that means that we do not have record of you for this workshop. 

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Shelly Kim, the creator behind Letters By Shells, is a self-taught modern brush calligrapher based in Los Angeles, CA. She loves hosting in-person workshops to share everything she knows about getting started. She discovered the act of creating art as a creative outlet from her desire to release stress from her full-time insurance job back in 2015. Shelly's work and mission is to spread love and positivity through her artwork and hopes to inspire others to create daily. 

Fun fact: Shelly is a total plant lover and loves simplicity & her first book is coming out this year in August 2019. Catch Shelly at her first book tour stop: The Paper + Craft Pantry in Austin, TX. 

Workshop Experience Level:

Open Level

This workshop is ideal for you if you are interested in this class’s content. Perfect for true beginners and veteran creatives alike!