Watercolour Workshop: Light & Contrast (FR)

Wednesday, June 8th 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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Experiment with contrast and light – the creative possibilities are endless! In this all-level watercolour workshop, artist Maud Besson will first present all the necessary materials and explain how to use them.

You will then learn how to better master contrast and light effects through the creation of watercolour landscapes. Step by step, Maud will show you all her techniques!

Open to beginners and intermediates.


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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 drawing and watercolour techniques. Maud will explain her techniques for creating landscapes with well-balanced contrast and light effects, 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)
Watercolour brushes (medium #12, detail #2, very fine brush)
Watercolour paint set (minimum 10-12 colours, in jars or tubes) + 1 Black Watercolour Tube
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 the PDF file with the templates needed to complete the projects during the workshop

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