Time Required :
About 30 minutes
Beginner
Beginner
You're new to the skills necessary to complete this project, or maybe you've tried them just once or twice before.

ombré watercolor quote

This simple piece of hand-lettered art is a lovely way to show off your favorite quote. All it needs is a few brushstrokes of paint, then a marker to fill in your traced design. It’s so easy! Make one for yourself and for a few friends, too!
Step 1
First, you’ll paint your background. Use a brush to apply layers of watercolor paints to your sheet of watercolor paper. To create an ombré effect, slowly change your colors, letting them blend together, as you work down the page. Once you’re happy with your colors, let the paint dry for 10 minutes. 
Step 2
Design your quote or click here to download the template of the one featured in the project image. Then, print out the mirror image.  
Step 3
Use a pencil to trace over the lines of the quote on the front of your printout. 
Step 4
Place your printout with its traced-side face down onto your watercolor sheet, and make sure it’s centered. 
Step 5
Now you’ll transfer your traced image onto the watercolor paper. To do this, just rub the side of your pencil all over the back of the printout (the side that’s facing up). Remove the printout, as you won’t need it anymore. 
Step 6
Once your image has been transferred onto the watercolor paper, use your markers to trace the quote. That’s all there is to it!
 
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    • Size: 9" x 12"
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