Learn basic paint washes and strokes in this watercolor lettering and patterns workshop with Alessandra Lanot / @lifeafterbreakfastph. This 3-hour intensive class is perfect for beginners, and those who want to experiment with new painting techniques. Learn about watercolor mixtures, washes, and practice brush strokes. Form letters with basic geometric shapes, and create your own patterned artworks. The special workshop kit includes a watercolor kit, fine brushes, watercolor paper, lettering tools, and a workshop zine.
Many of Alessa’s former students are now full-time letterer and watercolor artists creating custom work for clients, or for their own merchandise. Whether you're a first-timer, a long-time watercolor enthusiast, or a lettering artist who wants to try a new medium or style, Alessa’s workshops are the perfect way to de-stress, learn something new, create new friends, or bond with old ones.
All materials are provided with your sign up including: Watercolor Set, Water brush, Fine brushes, Watercolor Paper, Paint Palette, Pencil, Eraser, Ruler, and Workshop Zine.
This is a kid friendly workshop. Interested in bringing your kids? Read our Workshops FAQ
Saturday, January 28th, 2017 2pm-5pm
*Please arrive 15 minutes early and check in at the Poketo store inside The Line Hotel. Valet parking is available at the hotel at a reduced rate of $10 for workshop attendees. Otherwise, there is offsite street parking available nearby.
The Line Hotel
3515 Wilshire Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90010
213-381-7411 Ext: 3076
What to bring: All materials are included in the workshop.
In need of a little post-workshop R&R? Book a room online at thelinehotel.com with code: POK3515 and receive a very special Friends and Family rate from Poketo.
Alessandra Lanot has been encouraging creativity by teaching watercolor and calligraphy workshops (with over 230 classes already) to beginners and ‘non-artists’, allowing students realize that it’s never too late to learn and begin something new. Naturally creative and wonderfully curious, Alessa fuses two worlds: handmade watercolor and calligraphy art for digital reproduction. Her creative life and philosophy ring in her medium and style, urging the student or the viewer to find time for oneself, to strike balance in everyday life, and to always create beautiful things.
Alessa's blog, and her blog, LifeAfterBreakfast.ph have been featured on Uppercase Magazine, Buzzfeed’s 30 Instagram Accounts That’ll Add Beauty to Your Feed, and, HOW Magazine’s Top 10 Websites for Designers. Alessa has been a brand ambassador for Canon Pixma and Sharpie PH. She has also collaborated with various brands, such as Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf and recently with Havaianas. Together with her husband, Alessa is also co-owns vegan restaurant PIPINO, organic restaurant HILLSIDE Cafe & Juice Bar, and Breakfast & Pies, all located in Manila.
Should you have any questions, or if this workshop is sold out and you would like to be put on a waiting list, please visit our Workshops FAQ's page or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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