Ana Aranda and Maria Motta, children’s book illustrators, based in SF/Bay Area.
Watercolor, Lettering + Illustration Workshop 2nd Edition
Saturday at 3 PM – 6 PM
1890 Bryant Street Studios, Suite 209
In this workshop, students will learn how to create an illustration that can be both narrative and decorative.
It is designed to give tools to participants, to create images with illustration and lettering, based on the principles of composition and line.
In three hours we’ll cover the basics about watercolor, how to use washes and how to create lettering and modern calligraphy using the gestures of the hand in rapid and natural lines.
Watercolor, Lettering and Illustration has been created and developed by Ana Aranda and Maria Motta, children’s book illustrators, based in SF/Bay Area.
Course breakdown (3 hours)
Part One – Watercolor demo & exercise
Part Two – Lettering demo & activity sheets
Part Three – Illustration basics (composition, layout and characters)
Part Four – Calligraphy demo & exercise (shadows in modern calligraphy & using color pencils)
Part Five – Personal painting