Create an Octopus Using India Ink (FR)

Wednesday, April 13th at 6 P.M. (EST)
Duration :
2 hours
Teacher : Maud Besson

$50 | offered online via ZOOM | Capacity: 50 persons
*This course is only offered in French.
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Create an Octopus Using India Ink (FR)
Learn to draw a fascinating marine animal – the octopus! In this all-level workshop, artist Maud Besson will first present all the necessary materials and how to use them. You will then explore several drawing techniques, as well as techniques using India ink, to create magnificent illustrations of this mysterious deep-sea invertebrate. Step by step, Maud will show you all her tips and tricks!

Open to beginners and intermediates.
Ages 13 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 present all the materials needed for the workshop, including paper, pencils, as well as India ink and brushes.

Part 2: Project time!

In Part 2, you will have the chance to discover or rediscover several drawing and India ink techniques. Maud will explain her techniques for creating octopuses, while providing useful tips and tricks to get you started. All of this through easy-to-follow steps!


List of materials to bring:

✓ DeSerres graphite pencils (HB or H)
✓ Staedtler eraser
✓ Watercolour brushes (one #12 medium brush, one #2 finer brush, one very
fine brush)
✓ India ink (liquid or block)
✓ Watercolour paper (9 x 12 in, ideally 300 g minimum)
✓ Permanent markers (Staedtler, Micron, Faber-Castell or Molotow)
✓ A well palette to mix your colours
✓ Masonite board (approximately 11 x 14 in)
✓ Low-tack masking tape  
✓ Two jars of water
✓ Paper towels
✓ Cloth
✓ Hair dryer
✓ Watercolour paper to test colours before applying them
A copy of the PDF file with the templates needed to complete the projects during the workshop

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