Katie Smith

Katie is an Artist located in Washington, USA. She loves anything and everything crafty- from scrapbooking and art journaling, to drawing, to quilting. Katie is constantly inspired by nature, outer space, and colors.

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Closing Thoughts

Closing Thoughts

Sketching Faces > Closing ThoughtsExamples of Faces in art journal spreadsTo wrap up this course, I’m going to give you a little tour of some of my past art journals to...

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Lesson 6 – Watercolouring a Face

Lesson 6 – Watercolouring a Face

Sketching Faces > Lesson 6Watercoloring a FaceIt’s time for my absolute favorite lesson of this class! I really enjoy coloring in my sketched faces and I think it’s what...

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Welcome to Sketching Faces

Welcome to Sketching Faces

Sketching Faces > WelcomeHi there!Welcome to Sketching Faces! My name is Katie, and I’m an artist!  Whenever I say that, people always ask me what type of art I do. My...

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Lesson 3 – Sketching Hair

Lesson 3 – Sketching Hair

Sketching Faces > Lesson 3Sketching HairHey guys! In this lesson I’m going to show you how to draw a variety of different hairstyles you can use on your faces! In the...

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Lesson 2 – Facial Features

Lesson 2 – Facial Features

Sketching Faces > Lesson 2Facial FeaturesHey everyone, Welcome to lesson 2! In this lesson I will be showing y’all how I sketch different facial features, such as eyes,...

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Lesson 1 – Supplies

Lesson 1 – Supplies

Sketching Faces > Lesson 1Supplies Let’s start by going over the supplies I will be using in these lessons! I will tell you what brands I use and prefer, but feel free to...

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Welcome to Painting Galaxies

Welcome to Painting Galaxies

Painting Galaxies > Welcome Introduction Hey everyone! My name is Katie and I love to paint galaxies! I’m so thrilled you’re taking this class because it means you...

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Lesson 2 – Abstract Galaxy

Lesson 2 – Abstract Galaxy

Painting Galaxies > Lesson 2 Abstract Galaxy In this lesson I am going to show you how to paint the easiest of watercolor galaxies! We won’t be using reference...

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Lesson 3 – Watercolor Moon

Lesson 3 – Watercolor Moon

Painting Galaxies > Lesson 3 Watercolor Moon What goes well with galaxies? The moon! I love anything that has the moon on it, If I see a collage with the moon, I...

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Lesson 4 – Watercolor Milky Way

Lesson 4 – Watercolor Milky Way

Painting Galaxies > Lesson 4 Watercolor Milky Way Yay, welcome to lesson four! In this lesson I am showing you how to paint your very own Milky Way galaxy with...

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Lesson 5 – Acrylic Galaxy

Lesson 5 – Acrylic Galaxy

Painting Galaxies > Lesson 5 Acrylic Galaxy We’ve already made it to lesson 5 and in this lesson I am going to show you how I paint a galaxy using acrylic paint!...

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How to Paint a Geometric Galaxy

How to Paint a Geometric Galaxy

Painting Galaxies > Bonus How to Paint a Geometric Galaxy I’ve gotten a bit of a reputation for including watercolor galaxies in my work, but I just can’t help it. I...

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Closing Thoughts

Closing Thoughts

Painting Galaxies > Closing ThoughtsThank youThank you so much for taking this class with me! I hope I have been able to spread a bit of the galaxy love and you have...

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Doodling for beginners

Doodling for beginners

Nature Hey everyone, It's Katie here! You've probably heard of zentangles, right? It's a method of line drawing where you create repeating patterns and turn them into designs. I...

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How to make an envelope journal

How to make an envelope journal

Connections Hey y'all! It's Katie here with my tutorial for the Season of Connections! Have you ever had a penpal? I used to have half a dozen of them when I was a...

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Make your own printables for journaling

Make your own printables for journaling

Fairy Tales Hey y'all, Katie here! I'm having so much fun with this Season of Fairytales. I'm actually a huge science fiction nerd, but fantasy is my my second favorite genre...

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How to give your figures colourful hair

How to give your figures colourful hair

Colour Hey Y'all, Katie here today to share a tutorial with you! As you know I love drawing and painting, and with it being the Season of Color, I wanted to share with you how I...

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Masking and resist techniques

Masking and resist techniques

Contrast Hey Y’all, Katie here! For today's tutorial I wanted to share a few different techniques for doing watercolor resists and masking with with a variety of supplies....

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How to Paint a Watercolor Galaxy

How to Paint a Watercolor Galaxy

Music Hey everyone, Katie here today with the long awaited galaxy tutorial! You may or may not know, but I'm basically obsessed with space related things, so I often paint moons...

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A beginner’s guide to drawing faces

A beginner’s guide to drawing faces

Introspection Hey friends, it's Katie here today! Your resident doodler! I'm the girl that always has ink on her hands! Really. This year I'm doing a challenge to  draw or...

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Six fun watercolour techniques

Six fun watercolour techniques

Lists Hey friends, it is Katie from the Creative Team here again! Watercolors are my favorite medium at the moment. I discovered them early last year and just fell in love with...

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