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Love Out Loud - Hand Lettering & Watercolor Tutorial

Posted on April 15 2020

Love Out Loud - Hand Lettering & Watercolor Tutorial

Hand Lettering Watercolor Tutorial featuring Albrecht Dürer Magnus Watercolor Pencils.

 

Learn in 4 easy steps how to create gorgeous hand lettering and watercolor artwork. Perfect for beginner watercolor artists and for beginner lettering.

 

What you need:

Watercolor paper, portrait format, Faber-Castell Castell 9000 HB graphite pencil, Faber-Castell watercolor pencil Albrecht Dürer Magnus, Faber-Castell Art & Graphic Water Brush, Ruler, Eraser

Step 1:

Draw guide lines with the Castell 9000 HB pencils. This creates a symmetrical picture and can be erased later.
Handlettering Watercolor Tutorial

Step 2:

Pre-sketch individual letters with the thick tip of the Magnus watercolor pencils. Then paint over them with the water brush.

Handlettering Watercolor Tutorial

Step 3:

The more water you add by applying pressure to the tank, the lighter the color will appear on the paper. This creates beautiful color gradients!

Handlettering Watercolor Tutorial

Step 4:

Allow the paint to dry well before carefully erasing the pencil lines. And you have lovely watercolor lettering!

Handlettering Watercolor Tutorial

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