Travel Sketchbook: Explore Canada (FR)

Wednesday, May 18th 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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Travel Sketchbook: Explore Canada (FR)
Take a wonderful creative journey across Canada! 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 watercolour techniques to create beautiful landscapes inspired by Canada. Step by step, Maud will show you all her tips and tricks! A relaxing project that will delight nature lovers.

Open to beginners an intermediates.

*This workshop is recorded (you will receive the video link 48 to 72 hours after the workshop).

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Part 1: Exploring the materials

To begin, Maud will introduce all the materials needed to complete the projects: paper, pencils, sketchbook, watercolours and brushes.

Part 2: Time to get creative!

In Part 2, you will be guided through the creation of Canadian landscapes. You will have the chance to discover or rediscover several drawing and watercolour techniques, while getting 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)
Watercolour brushes (one #12 medium brush, one #2 finer brush, one very fine brush)
Watercolour paint (approx. 10-12 colours minimum, in jars or tubes)
Watercolour sketchbook OR Watercolour paper (9 x 12 in, ideally 300 g minimum)
Fine point markers (black)
Coloured pencils
A well palette to mix your colours
✓ Masonite board (approximately 11 x 14 in) *If not using a sketchbook.
Low-tack masking tape *If not using a sketchbook.
✓ 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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Urban Sketching


Different types of brushes & their strokes

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