Joanne Sharpe is a life-long creative artist dedicated to empowering women to embrace their own creativity through national and international workshops and classes that explore journaling, lettering, textiles and mixed media art.
Joanne shows us some really fun, colorful (of course!), simple watercolor and lettering techniques to create colorful imagery for daily art journaling and card making. Practice ideas and techniques in a watercolor sketchbook and go home with an illustrated inspirational accordian book. Apply the ideas in this workshop to documenting your everyday life as well making art to share with others in your cardmaking and scrapbooking. Learn 10 painted layout, lettering and design concepts using watercolor and line work with simple imagery.
Bring your awesome self and pack a tiny bag with 3 sheets of 3″x12″ watercolor paper, a small watercolor sketchbook journal (like Moleskine, Strathmore watercolor Mixed Media works for watercoloring, Canson etc…store will have a variety of styles for you to purchase as well), your favorite watercolor paints (whatever PAN SETS you have, like Koi, Prima, Prang) and a water brush (Pentel Aquash or Niji), fine tip black waterproof pens (like Micron, Pitt or Zig), white gel pen-Signo UM153, 2-3 rolls of washi tape, small water spray mister, pencil and eraser, small container for water, small paint rag.