Travel Sketchbook: Weekend at the Cottage (FR)

Wednesday, July 6th 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: Weekend at the Cottage (FR)

Enjoy a creative getaway: relaxation, nature and tranquillity await you! In this all-level watercolour workshop, artist Maud Besson will first present all the necessary materials and how to use them.

You will then explore the techniques needed to create beautiful watercolour landscapes inspired by a weekend at the cottage. You will have the choice of completing the project on watercolour paper or in a travel sketchbook. Step by step, Maud will show you all her techniques!

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: Getting to know your materials

To begin, Maud will show you all the materials needed for the workshop, including papers, a travel sketchbook, pencils, as well as watercolours and brushes.

Part 2: Project time!

In Part 2, you will have the chance to discover or rediscover several drawing and watercolour techniques. Maud will explain her techniques for producing stunning landscapes, 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 pencil set (HB or H)
✓ Staedtler® eraser
✓ Watercolour brushes (medium #12, detail #2, very fine brush)
✓ Watercolour paint set (minimum 10-12 colours, in jars or tubes)
✓ Watercolour paper pad OR Watercolour travel sketchbook (9 x 12 in, ideally 300 g minimum)
✓ Set of black fine markers
✓ Coloured pencils
✓ A well palette to mix your colours
✓ Masonite board (approximately 11 x 14 in) *If you are not using a travel sketchbook
✓ Low-tack masking tape *If you are not using a travel 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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