COURSES FOR TEXTILE DESIGNERS BY TEXTILE DESIGNERS 

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STUDIO SESSIONS

HOW TO PAINT TROPICAL LEAVES IN GOUACHE

Do you want to sell more designs? Worried your work lacks diversity? 

Learn how to paint tropical foliage in a 'flat' gouache style, and attract more paying customers.

What is 'flat' gouache?

It's a technique that involves the layering of pre-mixed colours to build beautiful dimension. 

Why use this 'flat' gouache painting style?

  • It's screen-printable which means it's cheaper to produce. Many clients with lower budgets seek this specific style of design.
  • You'll broaden your offering and attract more customers to your business.
  • You'll become a more versatile designer.


SHOW ME HOW TO PAINT 'FLAT' GOUACHE

During this Studio Session you'll learn:

  • How to create your colour palette
  • Where to apply each layer of paint
  • How to create dimension in a leaf
  • How to use your paint brushes for a more professonal effect
  • and more!

WATCH A PREVIEW

Your class is hosted by senior designer, Kat with demonstrations by our master painter, Zoom. It is shot inside our busy working studio in Sydney, Australia.  

YOUR PACKAGE INCLUDES

1 Video (Run Time: 27 Minutes)

Watch our master painter expertly weild his paintbrush. You have forever access to the video and can play it as many times as you like. 

Printable Textbook (13 Pages)

The written form, once printed, gives you easy access to the course contents. Keep it on your desk for quick and easy reference.. 

3 Ready-to-Use Templates

Download our pre-made templates so you can start with perfect leaf shapes.

Continuous Access to Professional Designers

Through our private facebook group you can ask questions of our inhouse designers and access exclusive content.

GET UNLIMITED ACCESS TO OUR IN-HOUSE DESIGNERS!

Receive instant access to our private Facebook group, where professional designers respond to your technical and industry-related questions. Yep, they're on call for YOU. 

VIPs are rewarded in this space with industry insights not shared publicly. 

And of course you can meet like-minded textile lovers. Share tips, paintings and positive feedback.  

Don't go it alone, join the community and share in the journey! 

CONNECT ME WITH WORKING DESIGNERS

MEET YOUR TEACHERS

Katrina

Katrina is a senior textile designer here at LPD. She has worked at the studio for more than 11 years. She studied a BFA at COFA majoring in drawing and painting before turning her hand to textile design.

Zoom

Zoom is a master painter who has been with the LPD studio for 25 years. Originally from Shanghai, he trained in the traditional gouache application for textiles before working at Chinese printing mills and moving to Australia.  

FOR JUST $49 AUD

You get:

  • Industry-Standard Techniques
  • Quality Information You Can Count On
  • Unlimited Feedback on Your Work
  • Become a Part of the Longina Phillips Designs Community

WHO ARE WE?

The Print School is a platform dedicated to helping creatives and emerging print designers augment their skills in an increasingly competitive job market. 

Longina Phillips Designs textile designers (some of Australia's most experienced and revered) develop your drawing, painting and designskills to an advanced professional level, giving you the edge you need. 

FAQ'S

WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR? 

These courses have been designed with industry creatives and recent graduates in mind, offering a unique insight into the textile design industry and practical instruction on how to improve your skills. Anyone with a creative soul and the drive to improve their technique will find these online classes inspiring and valuable.

DO I NEED EXPERIENCE? 

No! We’ve designed these classes specifically for everyone from beginner to advanced skill levels. The classes take you through techniques that you can practice, develop and ultimately incorporate into your design practice.

WHAT MATERIALS DO I NEED?

- A computer with Photoshop installed and a scanner (or you could outsource your scanning if you dont have one at home)

- You will also need access to the internet to view your classes, as they are available through a members only hub.

- A printer might also be helpful to print out supporting resources.

- A3 size, 200gsm or heavier paper.  

- Gouache paint in Linden Green, Olive Green, Sap Green, Yellow Ochre, Windsor Blue, Jet Black and Permanent White.

- a small round brush (4, 5 or 6)  

HOW LONG DO I HAVE ACCESS TO THE COURSES FOR?

The course will be shared on a platform that you will have unlimited access to once purchased.

HOW DO I ACCESS MY CLASS?

The courses will be held in a members only hub. You will have access to them from anywhere and anytime by using a unique login and password. 

WHAT IF I HAVE QUESTIONS?

You will be given access to a private Facebook group where you can post all of your work-related questions. Once a week a designer will reply and provide feedback. 

For any problems relating to your account or video access, email us at theprintschool@longinaphillips.com.