Relax, get comfortable and embrace the coziness of the holiday season! In this 1.5-hour workshop, you will learn how to paint a moody December still life on Yupo paper using watercolours. To do this, Gabrielle will teach you a fun, loose wet-on-wet technique. No prior painting experience is necessary—just a little water and creativity, of course!
Open to beginners and intermediates.
Ages 10 to 99.
*This workshop is recorded (you will receive the video link 48 to 72 hours after the workshop)
Part 1: Material overview and initial sketch
To begin, Gabrielle will present all the necessary materials. You will then lay out your composition using watercolour pencil crayons.
Part 2: Painting the subject/background and finishing with a lifting technique
In Part 2, you will paint your subject matter and background using a loose wet-on-wet technique. You will then add finishing touches using a lifting technique. Hint: it includes a Q-tip!
List of materials to bring:
✓ Watercolour palette
✓ Student and/or professional-grade watercolour paint (Warm Red e.g. Cadmium Red, Warm Yellow e.g. Cadmium Yellow, Mid-Green e.g. Hooker’s Green, Black)
✓ Watercolour crayons or watercolour pencils
✓ Watercolour brushes (round #4 and #6, mop brush)
✓ Paper towel or cloth rag
✓ Water for paint (in a jar or container)
✓ Masking tape
✓ Painting support such as a masonite board
✓ Q-tip (for lifting technique)
✓ Reference photo