Learn everything you need to know about henna in How to: Henna 101 with Jade Maxx. Henna is a meditative and fun way to enjoy temporary body art. It can also release the tension of hard day with it's medicinal properties. In class you will learn about what henna is made of, the history of henna and the cultures it comes from, including how we use henna in modern day. Next, Jade Maxx has designs tips and tricks specifically suited for the henna beginner. You'll learn enough design elements, that by the end of class you'll be able to draw a full hand design!
Stick with it, come back to the video when you need to, and you'll be drawing on yourself and your friends in no time.
Learn How To Draw with Henna
Learning how to draw with henna is quite different that most arts. Drawing Henna may be closely related it to icing cakes, though! Point is, many of you have never done anything like this before. At one point, neither had I!
The first time I tried henna I made a royal mess and nothing actually stained my skin. I was lucky enough to have a connection in a community that henna was prevalent and was gifted some henna cones not long after my initial failure. I was grateful and have been enjoying henna ever since that day!
It's taken me years to discover, make mistakes, perfect, re-perfect, and ultimately come to a steady place in my henna career that supports my lifestyle. Though a career in henna may not be what you are striving for, learning from a professional will help you find a happy place with henna without the frustration a new venture can bring. You will have a mentor and example to guide you as you learn the magic henna holds and how to draw beautiful designs with henna.
Learn Henna Tattoo History + Culture
This How To:Henna 101 class will first teach you the information needed to respectfully work with henna. Though henna is from several different cultures and regions of the world, we must be kind and aware of the practices. Henna is meant to celebrate, to be shared, and be enjoyed. So don't worry too much, henna is all about love and community!
Drawing Henna Tattoos Tutorial
After learning all you need to know about the history and culture of henna tattooing, we get to move on to drawing! This is the chapter of class where you will learn the basics of a henna cone and how to hold it. Starting with simple design elements specifically suited for the beginner, we will advance to combining these simple elements together. And then combining these elements again in a different way, and so on. Slowing adding difficulties but always keeping a beginners pace. By the end of class, youll be able to complete a whole hand design on yourself or a friend with Jade's help. Watch in real time and follow along to complete the design.
Once finished, tag @JadeMaxx in your photos and videos (IG or TikTok) to share the news that you finished a henna class!