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Gadanke Workshop Course

22 How to paint patterns

23 March, 2015 by Katie
How to paint patterns on paper or in your journal

Learn how to make three on-trend, anyone-can-do-it watercolor patterns. The secret is all in your brush.

In any craft, folks say you have to have the right tools, right? A good journal requires a quality pen you enjoy. And great watercoloring basics are all about the brush you use. In Gadanke Workshop 17: Paint in your journal, we used the basic tip brushes. Today, I want you to try what's called a square shader brush. You're not going to believe how easy this is.

In this workshop video, I'm using:

  • You Are Loved, Gadanke baby journall
  • white mini envelopes
  • 1 inch square shader brush (aka a flat brush!)
  • watercolors