Basic Watercolour Techniques

Learn basic watercolour techniques and use in your art practice.

Watercolour is a versatile art medium with a broad visual vocabulary. Play with the flow of water and paint to create surprising and organic washes and colour blends. Bring precision and detail to your work through fine line and mark making. Create textures and effects to use in your art.

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Basic Watercolour Techniques
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1 Your Guide

Amber Santos Learn more about me

I’m of German Canadian, Anishanaabe and Metis descent. I’m a practicing artist with over 20 years of exhibiting and selling paintings and drawings, painting murals and teaching art!

I’m a beginner surfer—I’m not very good at it, but every wave I drop is worth the hundreds of wipe outs.

2 Materials Needed

Watercolour paints, brushes, cup of water, palette, watercolour paper, drawing supplies

3 Learning Focus

  • Communicating
  • Critical & reflective thinking

4 Registration

You’re selecting a Realtime Single A one-time Livestreamed Activity led by a qualified Guide.

5 Best Suited For:

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My age is between 7 - 11

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All experience levels are welcome.

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I can do this independently.

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