When it comes to our art and lettering we want our final piece to look GREAT. But sometimes in the process of making it we make a mistake or our kids take a pen to it and make some marks. Well have no fear, Photoshop is here.
I'll be the first to admit, I don't like or care about flowers, I'm more of a green leafy plant type…
But I LOVE drawing and painting them.
I don't know why, but I think it has something to do with how each one is so different. How even if you think it looks nothing like a flower, as long as you add a stem and leaves, it magically becomes one. They look perfect as detailed drawings, and as super abstract paintings.
I also love painting flowers on my iPad. It’s the perfect activity for long doctor office waits, airplanes, busses, road trips or boring nights on the couch.
After spending many, many, many hours in Procreate using it for lettering, painting and making worksheets, I finally decided to release a class that focuses on digital painting.
The Easy Flower Painting With Procreate Class
And the best part is you don’t need to be super talented to do this, all you need is a reference photo, which you also get with the class.
Watch the video to find out more about it.
So, what do you think? Are you ready to paint with me?
Choose your platform below and get your iPad ready.
I love me some Apple products, I have quite a few, so of course I was very intrigued when the pro came out with the Apple pencil, but of course it comes at a hefty price. And the first year I just could’t justify spending that much money on “a toy”.
Little did I know, this thing turned into my business MUST HAVE.
Let’s be honest, who doesn’t like extra money in their bank account?
You do? I knew it!
Let me give you some advice, or more like…”This is what worked for me, you’re welcome to try it out”.
There’s a lot of talk from seasoned artists about leaving Etsy and having their own shop on their website or Shopify. The issue comes down to seller fees.
But, if you are a beginner, Etsy is the best thing for you. Heck, I still use it and I have no plans of leaving anytime soon.
Are you looking to expand you lettering skills beyond the simple drills and simple strokes? Many beginners get stuck in the endless loop of practicing simple strokes, over and over. And while that is perfectly fine and something I highly recommend, I believe we need to step out of our comfort zone and explore something a bit more difficult.
If you are considering selling your art, offering creative services or starting a small business you probably have some sort of big idea of what it will be like.
You see others doing it and maybe you want to try it too, or you really need extra income, or you're cluttering your home with art and need to sell it.
Whatever your reasons, you need to prepare yourself for some failure.
There's no easy way to say this, you will make mistakes, and that's OK!
I made thousands of them before I even make one sale. And I'm still making them to this day. Everyone does, no one is perfect.
Now on SKILLSHARE! Wohoo!
Are you ready to start making money with your lettering?
The starving artist mentality is dying off, now with the rise of the internet and online shopping even a hobbyist like you can make some extra income, heck, you can even start a whole lettering business right from the comfort of your own home. It's what I did.
Here are a couple ways to look at it, you can either custom make each piece or you can make it once, digitize it, and sell prints, mugs, apparel, and much much more.
My favorite thing to do with a water brush is...
To fill it with liquid watercolor paint and watch it create magic. I love these Pentel brushes, it seems like they can do everything I need them to, and are great to take with you if you’re traveling. Or just sitting on the couch lol.
In today's quick video, I will show you just how easy it is to go from one color to the next using a water brush.