Brilliant Smooth Gemstones with Watercolor, Colored Pencil, and Ink

——   Created by Jessica Sanders

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Hi, I’m Jessica Sanders, a watercolor and mixed-media artist who loves exploring art and sharing it with you!

Brilliant Smooth Gemstones in Watercolor, Colored Pencil, and Ink

Are you looking for a way to combine your watercolor painting and colored pencils in a beautiful way? Then, this class is perfect for you! 

In this beginner to intermediate class, we will create brilliant, smooth gemstones with watercolor and colored pencils, adding details and final touches with ink. I will walk you through the 6 steps that I use to create dimensional, light-filled, smooth gemstones. I will demonstrate for you, in real time, three different ways to approach creating these gemstones. And, I will share with you my personal practice, and how I use them in my artwork.

We will work with our watercolor skills.  

We will layer colored pencils.  

We will add details and final touches with ink.

We will create stunning gemstones! 

As always, we will keep a loose, light, sketchy approach, and have fun along the way!  

The course project

For your class project, please choose one (or more!) of the gemstones demonstrated in class to create. Feel free to copy mine, make it completely your own, or something in between. 

Don’t forget, you are here to learn, explore, and have fun! 

As always, please share your projects, and don't hesitate to ask any questions you may have!

Thank you so much for taking my class, sharing your work, and leaving your reviews! I am honored to share my love of watercolor and creativity with you!

Happy Painting,

Jessica Sanders

Artist | Instructor | Designer

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18 Lessons

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Why combine watercolor and colored pencil
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Step by Step Part 1
Step by Step Part 2
Gemstone 1 Part 1
Gemstone 1 Part 2
Gemstone 1 Part 3
Gemstone 2 Part 1
Gemstone 2 Part 2
Gemstone 2 Part 3
Gemstone 2 Part 4
Gemstone 3 Part 1
Gemstone 3 Part 2
Gemstone 3 Part 3
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About the instructor

I'm Jessica, an artist, online teacher, and content creator, living in Houston, Texas. My passion is exploring art, creativity, and art supplies! It makes me happy to explore, to find the answer to "what if," and to share it with you. My mission is to help others experience the joy …

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