Watercolour Birds of Quebec (FR)

Tuesday, March 21st at 6:30 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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Watercolour Birds of Quebec (FR)

Explore Quebec’s beautiful birds! 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 necessary drawing and watercolour techniques to create small, bird-inspired portraits. Step by step, Maud will show you all her techniques! The perfect workshop for spreading your creative wings.

Open to beginners and intermediates.
Ages 12 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 show you all the materials needed for the workshop, including papers, pencils, as well as watercolours and brushes.

Part 2: Project time!

In Part 2, you will have the chance to discover or rediscover several useful drawing and watercolour techniques. Maud will share her techniques for producing proportionate, brightly coloured Quebec birds, while providing useful tips and tricks to get you started. You will learn to observe proportions and small details that are characteristic of each bird species. 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 (9 x 12 in, ideally 300 g minimum)
✓ 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 PDF file with the templates needed.

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