Acrylic Illustration on Paper: Japanese Characters (FR)

Wednesday, March 9th at 6 P.M. (EST)
Duration :
2 hours
Teacher : Maud Besson

$40 | offered online via ZOOM | Capacity: 50 persons
*This course is only offered in French.
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Create beautiful Japanese character-themed paintings, while learning more about a super versatile medium: acrylic! To begin, artist Maud Besson will present all the necessary materials and how to use them.

You will learn how to create characters on paper using acrylic paint, as well as how to create patterns and other details with a fine brush. Step by step, Maud will show you all her techniques! A wonderful project that allows you to unleash your creativity, while exploring the beauty of Japan.

Open to beginners and intermediates (Ages 14 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: Getting to know your materials

To begin, Maud will go through all the necessary materials for creating illustrations, such as papers, acrylics and brushes.

Part 2: Project time (step 1)

In part two, Maud will explain her techniques for drawing a character using a HB pencil.

Part 3: Project time (step 2)

To end the workshop, Maud will provide useful tips and tricks on how to accurately draw a small character.


List of materials to bring:

✓ DeSerres HB or H graphite pencils
✓ Eraser
✓ Watercolour or acrylic paper (300 g thickness)
✓ Gesso
✓ Set of hog bristle and synthetic bristle brushes in all sizes (square brushes, round brushes, and a very fine brush; including one 3/4" wide square brush, one 1/2" square brush, and one 1/4" square brush)
✓ Acrylic kit (primary colours, black and white)
✓ Masonite board (approximately 11 x 14 in)
✓ Low-tack green tape
✓ 1 glass jar of water
✓ Rags
✓ A well palette to mix your colours
✓ Hair dryer
The printed PDF template

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