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Workshop: Windowsill Succulents, with Suzanne Abraham

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Join artist Suzanne Abraham to paint charming succulents using watercolour and pen in this full length, 2-3hr art workshop webinar. ** Details below ** Broadcast live from England on 17 October 2023.


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**Recommended materials below**


Enjoy the process of combining watercolour and pen following step by step instructions.

You will learn the basic techniques of watercolour, how to sketch the scene, how to create dynamic washes and loose brush strokes using vibrant watercolours.

You'll also discover how to use different types of lines to define edges and enhance your loose watercolour washes, creating character, and layering watercolours washes to create depth.

Video summary

Reference photo

Example painting (workshop will create something different)

Workshop painting

Recommended materials

  • Watercolour paper- size approx. 25 x 25 cm, and some loose sheets for practice

  • Watercolour paint- basic colours in pans or tubes

  • Watercolour brush- round pointed brush, size 10 or 12; 1 large flat brush(optional)

  • Pencil

  • Eraser

  • Waterproof Pen- it could be a dip pen or fountain pen (with waterproof ink), brush pen or a micro tip pen. It is best to use a waterproof pen so that you have the flexibility to paint over it using watercolour.

  • 2 jars of water (one to wash the brush and another for fresh, clean water)

  • Masking tape

  • Kitchen towels

  • A light drawing board/ foam board for taping paper down, if using loose watercolour sheets.

Suggested watercolour pigments/ Watercolour pigments used:

  • Pyrrole orange

  • Alizarin crimson red

  • permanent red

  • permanent rose

  • Olive green

  • aqua green

  • indanthrene blue

  • cobalt blue

  • ultramarine blue

  • burnt Sienna


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21 de out. de 2023
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Wonderful workshop. Suzanne is such a great tutor. Learned a lot.

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