Diagonal Blending Pattern For Lettering
16 STEPS
Start out by lettering a grey base of your chosen word / phrase
1
Choose some colours and make sure that they blend with the ones directly before and after
2
Use a ruler to draw a diagonal line across your lettering from the top to bottom "corner"
3
Draw perpendicular lines to create 10 blending strips, 2 for each colour
4
Label the colours you want to use around the outside to keep track
5
Remove the caps from your markers and lay them out on a paper tower
6
Use the waterbrush to pick up some colour directly from the brushmarker tip
7
Paint onto the lettering baselayer, blending colours together as you go
8
Pick up more colours
9
Continue painting into the correct region for that colour
10
First section of 5 blending strips!
11
Continue blending, changing colours at the specific transition lines
12
Erase all the pencil lines
13
Add details with a white gelly roll pen
14
Add shadow with a light grey brush pen
15
Completely the quote, making use of the empty space between words. Done!
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