Workshop: Create Amazing Christmas Cards

Updated: 3 days ago

Join Sarah Roche for a 2hrs+ workshop to build on the leaf painting skills learnt in her recent Arty Class. Filmed live on Thu 12th November 2020.

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Work on a painting that you can use for your Christmas cards this year. We will use pen and ink and then watercolour washes to create a beautiful image.


Sarah will explain how to get this ready to be printed so that you will be ready to send out your own Christmas cards!


NOTE: ShopKeepArty have now partnered with a supplier of museum quality prints and cards (see recent Patron Q&A). If you take part in this workshop, ShopKeepArty will create amazing cards for sale using your design - for FREE. You do not need to take part in this offer, but if you do, we will use your design to create cards with your choice of wording. This can then be purchased by you at a discount - from a single card to a pack of 100 cards.


**See workshop reference pictures and recommended materials below**


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REFERENCE:

Materials required:

• Pigma Micron .005 Black Drawing pen or equivalent (must be waterproof ink) • Thin red ribbon (approx 1 metre ) • Holly and ivy sprigs, plus any other seasonal greenery you can find .

Brushes • 2 x round pointed brushes (I like sable brushes) • I use Raphael 8404 No 4. You could also try Rosemary &Co Brushes Series 33 No4 • 1 Short flat soft nylon brush - chisel blender No 2 - should be small or Billy Showell eradicater brush

Paper • Hot pressed Fabriano Artistico or similar or any smoothish Cold pressed paper • Tracing paper

Watercolour paints • I use mainly Winsor and Newton Artists Quality - Permanent Rose - Quinacridone Magenta - Scarlet Lake - Ultramarine Blue (Daniel Smith) - Winsor Blue green shade - Winsor Lemon - New Gamboge - Burnt Sienna( Daniel Smith) - Raw Sienna ( Daniel Smith )

Other materials • China palette or plate for mixing • Soft white paper towel or white cotton hanky • Putty eraser • Staedlar white eraser • Graphite pencils H and HB

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