My Cart


Love Out Loud - Hand Lettering & Watercolour Tutorial

Posted on December 02 2021

Love Out Loud - Hand Lettering & Watercolour Tutorial

Love Out Loud - Hand Lettering & Watercolour Tutorial

Shared from Faber-Castell blog
Posted on April 15/2020

Hand Lettering Watercolour Tutorial featuring Albrecht Dürer Magnus Watercolour Pencils.

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

What do you need:

Watercolor paper, portrait format, Faber-Castell Castell 9000 HB graphite pencil, Faber-Castell watercolor pencil Albrecht Dürer MagnusFaber-Castell 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 watercolour 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 watercolour lettering!Handlettering Watercolor Tutorial



Leave a comment