If you've tried watercolor lettering, you may have discovered that using multiple colors in the same piece is tougher than it looks. But there's a trick for how to blend colors well, and it's super easy! Once you learn this simple technique, you'll be mixing colors on the page like a pro and creating gorgeous pieces of lettering art!

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  1. Thanks for sharing- you made this look so much more achievable in a matter of minutes 🙂

  2. Charly Morgan says:

    I cannot find how to get into the video….nowhere to click and open it….help!!!!

  3. Thanks for sharing, Shelby. I’m new to lettering – it’s always something I had a hankering to learn, but no excuse. Now with my bujo – I feel I have a place to play and create. I haven’t watched your video yet, but will for sure. I bought myself a base set of Tombow Dual Brush Pens, and I know I’m a beginner, but I’m rather disappointed with the very mediocre results – I might as well have bought a cheap kid’s set of felt markers! I did a little lettering years ago with a calligraphy pen, but it was very basic, so I’m learning about varying the stroke weights now. Again – Tombows – not sure what the fuss was, but I’ll get there!

    I learn a lot from your posts, thank you!

    1. Little Coffee Fox Team says:

      Thanks for being here Jane! Keep practicing and you will get there ?

  4. I have what is possibly a silly question– how do I get over the fear of wrecking my watercolour palette? I’ve got one of those little sets with the colours as solid blocks rather than liquid watercolours, and I’m so anxious about mixing the colours in the set for fear of winding up with a complete set of muddy brown blocks!

    1. That isn’t a silly question at all, Evan! In fact, I had the same hesitation. But pretty quickly, you learn that those colors are a lot more robust than they look and they will continue to give true pigments – even yellow! Check out this palette of mine (https://www.instagram.com/p/BX5oUPWgC-S/?taken-by=little_coffee_fox). That’s a super cheap palette, too, but the colors still do well despite the mess. If you’re worried about it, remember that you can always get a wet paper towel and wipe away a lot of the pigment later on. Plus, palettes look so cool when they start to get chaotic! 😀 You got this!

      1. Yay! Thanks so much for the encouragement– I’m going to practise my butt off!

        1. Little Coffee Fox Team says:

          So glad to hear it helped! Have fun!!

  5. LOVED IT! I was trying to create mixing colors on my own… was doing it ALL wrong! Now, I get to practice doing it correctly with hopes that it works and I conquer your fun blending technique! Thanks so much!

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