Bask in the heat of the desert sun! In this two-hour workshop, you’ll explore all the necessary techniques to paint a beautiful watercolour landscape filled with cacti. You'll also learn how to create bright watercolour blends to make your artwork truly pop. Artist Maud Besson will show you all her techniques!
Open to beginners.
Part 1 : Demonstration and explanation of materials
Get to know your supplies! Maud will show you the best kinds of materials to use: papers, brushes, as well as watercolours.
Part 2 :
How to create a beautiful watercolour blend
Maud will share her techniques for achieving a lovely watercolour blend using bright colours. You’ll have time to do this exercise before moving on to the final project!
Part 3 :
Here, we get down to creative business! First, by completing the sketch, and then, by creating the watercolour blend and adding the cacti. You’ll get simple and practical tools to create a colourful and harmonious landscape.
List of materials to bring:
✓ DeSerres graphite pencils (HB)
✓ Staedtler eraser
✓ Natural bristle watercolour brushes
✓ Watercolour paint
✓ Masonite board
✓ Masking tape
✓ Two jars of water
✓ Paper towels
✓ Hair dryer
✓ Watercolour paper to test colours before applying them