Might Octopus using Watercolors Pen and Wash Painting Party

Join us for this beginner friendly painting party, as we paint this mighty Octopus using pen and watercolors in an illustrative style. We will be using the pen adn wash technique to sketch the octopus and then lightly paint it with watercolor. This is a beginner friendly guided session, the artist will guide you and paint along with you. You don’t need to have painted before. Whether you’re new to watercolors or want to experiment painting in a different style, join in! Just a love for colors and an eagerness to learn and have fun is enough for this.

About the Instructor:

Sai Priya Mahajan is an Indian Contemporary Artist who recently won the Outstanding Watercolor Award at the Boldbrush Contest. An engineering graduate from IIT Bombay, she has now exhibited in India (Mumbai, Bangalore, Chandigarh) as well as internationally (NY, Philadelphia – USA, Toronto-Canada, Taipei-Taiwan) and is part of several Art Associations including the International Watercolor Society, Philadelphia Watercolor Society, National Watercolor Society, USA and a lifetime member of the Art Society of India. Sai loves to share the joy of painting by teaching various art forms and has conducted many art workshops in the past.

Rough Schedule

First 15 mins – Introduction & Drawing

Next 1.5 hrs – Sketching and Painting with Pen & Watercolors

Last 5 mins – Wrap up and photos

Material: you have to arrange for this on your own, but you don’t need a lot. You will need some watercolors, 1 medium size round brush about size 6-10, 1 small size round brush about size 0-3, 1 half inch wash brush or big flat brush, watercolor paper preferably 250+gsm or thick paper/ sketchbook paper about A4 or 9X12 inches in size, masking tape, a pen (I use a uniball eye pilot pen with leakproof ink, you can use this or a micron pen), a pencil, eraser, and some basics like tissues, water, some rough papers, hair dryer, and a plate/palette. To get the best results it is preferable to use 300gsm watercolor paper and artist grade watercolors.

Please be ready with all required materials at least 5-10 mins before the start of the session.

To simplify communication, please register using the participants name and phone number (on which whatsapp is functional). Please note the all timings are in IST (which is GMT+5:30hrs).

Late entries are not allowed. Please familiarise yourself with Zoom and its usage so you can join in on time, and have no trouble during the session. We will be sending you a link 10 mins before the start of the session, on whatsapp, on the number you provided during registration. You can join in to the session through that Zoom link.

Important T&C: The ticket price is per user per session. For example, if two people are attending using one login, please pay for 2 people. This ticket is valid only for the said date and time and cannot be used for other workshops. Videos not included. Non-refundable. Tickets once booked, cannot be cancelled/ rescheduled/refunded.

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