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Fri, 01 May


Online Workshop

Online Watercolour Workshop - Let's Paint Paris!

Come join us this Friday for a 2 hour Online Watercolour Workshop, for the 1st 30 minutes Steve will take you through some fundamental watercolour theory and techniques, followed by a 90 minute demonstration of painting a rainy street scene from Paris. Cost: £10.00 (RSVP to receive payment methods)

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Online Watercolour Workshop - Let's Paint Paris!
Online Watercolour Workshop - Let's Paint Paris!

Time & Location

01 May 2020, 18:00 – 20:00 BST

Online Workshop


About the Event

Come join me and watercolour enthusiasts from around the world on Friday May 1st 2020 as I take you step by step through a live online watercolour tutorial. Viewers can watch, or join in and replicate the steps while I explain some basic watercolour techniques, tips and recommendations. 

Cost: £10.00

Duration: 120 Minutes

Broadcast Platform: Facebook LIVE (Private Link)

18:00 to 18:30pm: Painting Composition Theory and The Watercolour Wheel (How to achieve every effect)

18:30 to 20:00pm: Paris Waterclour step by step demonstration

If you'd like to join in, here are some items you'll need:

Paper -  

36x28cm, I recommend a cotton based paper, 300gsm - personally I prefer Saunders Waterford, Arches, Fabriano or even Bockingford. I use masking tape to keep it still on a board, which also leave a clean, crisp border once removed.


Medium/Large Mop Brush - perfect for big areas such as sky and foreground. Squirrel hair is best as it holds the most water.

Medium Synthetic Brush - something with a fine point for medium sized areas and smaller details 

Rigger Brush - a longer thin brush, perfect for branches, railings and long thin lines


Chinese White

Ivory Black

Neutral Tint

Grey of Grey (opaque)

Cobalt Blue

Cadmium Yellow

Cadmium Red

Burnt Sienna

Raw Umber

Vandyke Brown

Sap Green

Horizon Blue (opaque)

I mix and match brands of paint between Holbein, Daniel Smith, Schminkie and Winsor & Newton

Other Equipment

Water Pot - I usually use two, one to wash pigment out of a brush, a 2nd to load up with clean water

Atomiser - a fine mist water spray

Tissue - helps to dry a brush if needed, mop up drips

Hairdryer - to speed up the drying process

Pencil - for preliminary sketch

Palette - with several large wells  to ensure enough space for mixing

After registering, you will receive an initial confirmation with payment details.

Upon payment receipt you will receive your unique Private Facebook LIVE confirmation to participate in the Workshop.

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