Watercolor paintings look so soft and beautiful. Doing a watercolor painting yourself can be a bit difficult because it can be hard to control the paint, especially if you want to do any lettering.
Luckily there is a way to make clean lettering in watercolor art!
The secret to making this gorgeous art is art masking fluid. Paint it on, let it dry, paint over it, then peel it off. The result? A professional looking piece of art that’s surprisingly easy!
To do the wording she holds a paper with words she printed out up on a window, along with her water color paper and traces the words with the art masking fluid.
If you have a light box, you could use that or simply tilt your computer screen back a little bit and tape your watercolor paper directly to your screen.
Make sure that the lettering is the size you’d like it to be in your finished product, and position your paper over the lettering as you’d like.
Then, grab the small paint brush and the art masking fluid. Gently and carefully paint the art masking fluid over the lettering. Try to be as precise as possible.
The art masking fluid will dry and seal the paper beneath it and protect it from the paint when it is applied. Allow the art masking fluid to dry for 24 hours.
Once dry, use watercolor paints to make a design over it. Peel off your masking fluid and you’re done!
Watch and learn how Katrina from Katrinaosity does this amazing art project in her step by step tutorial below.