Watercolour Workshop: Seaside Waves (FR)

Saturday, May 25th at 10 A.M. (EST)
2 hours
Teacher: Marie-Hélène Pelletier

$50 | offered online via ZOOM | Capacity: 50 persons
*This course is only offered in French.
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Watercolour Workshop: Seaside Waves (FR)

Here's your chance to experiment with a whole range of watercolour techniques! You'll learn how to paint skies and clouds, a sandy beach and a beautiful wave. A lovely summery project for beginners and intermediates alike.

Open to beginners and intermediates.
Ages 12 to 99.

*This workshop is recorded (you will receive the video link in 3 to 5 business days) after the workshop).

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Part 1: Presentation of the material and preparation of the project

To begin, Marie-Hélène will present all the materials needed for the project. She will then guide you through the preparation of your subject using liquid frisket.

Part 2: Practical exercise

Before starting your main project, you'll practise creating washes and gradients. You'll also explore the effects of wet-on-wet application.

Part 3: Project implementation

With the help of step-by-step instructions, you'll then apply the techniques you've learned to your own seascape.

List of materials to bring:

✓ A set of watercolours (as a guide, the colours used for the project are: Phtalo Blue, Emerald Green, Payne's Grey, Burnt Sienna, Burnt Umber).
✓ Three synthetic or natural bristle brushes, round and of different sizes (one large for washes, one medium and one small for details)
✓ Two sheets of watercolour paper (9 x 12 in., 140 lb., cold-pressed)
✓ Liquid frisket in a jar or pencil
✓ A roll of masking tape
✓ Graphite pencil and eraser
✓ An absorbent cloth
✓ Two jars of water
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