Abstract Botanical Watercolour Painting on Yupo (EN)

Friday, May 26th at 6 P.M. (EST)
Duration :
2 hours
Teacher : Gabrielle Haynes

$50 | offered online via ZOOM | Capacity: 50 persons
*This course is only offered in English.
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Abstract Botanical Watercolour Painting on Yupo (EN)
Create a beautiful and vibrant floral composition with watercolours! In this two-hour workshop, you will learn how to paint an abstract petunia flower using watercolour paints and watercolour crayons (watercolour pencils can also be used).

You will also explore the highly texturized effects of watercolour on Yupo paper. No prior experience to these materials is necessary! A lovely workshop for reconnecting with nature through art.

Open to beginners and intermediates.
Ages 16 to 99.

*This workshop is recorded (you will receive the video link 48 to 72 hours after the workshop).


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Part 1: Material overview and initial sketch

To begin, Gabrielle will go over the necessary materials. Using a reference photo, you will then create your initial sketch with watercolour crayons or pencils.

Part 2: Painting the flower

In Part 2, you will bring your abstract flower to life. Step by step, Gabrielle will guide you through the entire painting process!


List of materials to bring:

✓ Yupo watercolour paper (minimum 8 x 10 in) *plus a scrap sheet for testing colours
✓ Watercolour palette (takeout tray or lid will also work)
✓ Watercolour paint (student and/or professional grade: Ultramarine Blue, Opera Pink, Hooker’s Green, Lemon Yellow)
✓ Watercolour crayons OR Watercolour pencils
✓ Watercolour brushes: oval or mop brush, #6 round
✓ Paper towel OR cloth
✓ Water for paint (in jar or container)
Reference photo

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