Expressive Watercolour Botanical Painting (EN)

Thursday, May 30th at 6 P.M. (EST)
 1.5 hours
Teacher: Gabrielle Haynes

$45 | offered online via ZOOM | Capacity: 50 persons
*This course is only offered in English.
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Expressive Watercolour Botanical Painting (EN)

In this exploratory class, participants will create a watercolour painting inspired of a botanical scenery using a variety of expressive brushwork techniques.

Open to beginners and intermediates.
Ages 12 to 99.

*This workshop is recorded (you will receive the video link in 3 to 5 business days) after the workshop).

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Part 1: Material overview and watercolour crayon sketch

Gabrielle will go over the materials being used in this class.  She will then demonstrate how to work out a loose composition using watercolour crayons.

Part 2: Watercolour painting using different brushes and techniques

In part 2, Gabrielle will demonstrate some colour mixing and how to create a painting with different applications of paint using a variety of watercolour brushes.

List of materials to bring:

✓ Watercolour paper (I used 140lb cold press)
✓ Watercolour paint (ultramarine blue, cerulean blue, cadmium yellow, warm red, hooker's green)
✓ Watercolour brushes (flat, round, fan - size depends on how big you are working)
✓ Paint palette
✓ Paper towel
✓ Jar/container of water
✓ Watercolour crayons or pencils
✓ Painting support (I used masonite board)
✓ Masking tape
Photo reference (provided to you)

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