Intro to Watercolour Basic Techniques (EN)

Friday, April 15th at 1 P.M. (EST)
Duration :
45 minutes
Teacher : Kathryn Wadel

FREE | offered LIVE on Facebook®
*This LIVE will be available in English & French. See some suggested products
Intro to Watercolour Basic Techniques (EN)

To celebrate World Art Day, DeSerres Studio is pleased to offer a free introduction to watercolour! Meet Kathryn Wadel and explore basic watercolour techniques.

Kathryn will introduce you to a variety of watercolour painting materials, tools and techniques to inspire your artistic practice – perfect for beginners. Dare to create with watercolour and practice wet-on-wet, wet-on-dry, gradients, glazing techniques, and more!

Kathryn will guide you through her painting demonstrations with helpful tips and techniques that will inspire your creative watercolour expressions. Go to our Facebook for the live event!

Can’t make it? No problem! A video recording will be available on our social media platforms.

Open to beginners.
Ages 13 to 99.

*This workshop is recorded and will be available on our social media

Part 1 : Set Up for Success

In part one, Kathryn will introduce you to a variety of painting materials and tools to get started with watercolours.

Part 2 : Dare to Create with Watercolour

In part two, Kathryn will lead a step-by-step demonstration for introductory watercolour painting techniques. With helpful tips along the way, she’ll show you how to combine these techniques and dare you to create your own expressive watercolour painting for World Art Day.


List of materials to bring:

✓ Watercolour paint set (in tubes or pans)
✓ Watercolour paint palette (metal, ceramic or an upcycled plastic container)
✓ Watercolour paintbrushes (synthetic or natural bristles; short handle flat, oval and round brushes; sizes ranging from #2 to #8)
✓ Watercolour paper (size 9 x 12 in, cold pressed, 140 lb/300 g)
✓ Sketchbook or scrap paper
✓ Painter’s tape (1 in)
✓ Support board/masonite board (approximately 1-2 in larger than your paper size)
✓ Two containers for water (recycled glass or plastic jars)
✓ Paper towel
✓ Graphite pencil
✓ Eraser
✓ Pencil sharpener
✓ Sea silk sponge or upcycled kitchen sponge
✓ Hair dryer

Go to Facebook DeSerres for the live event!