Gouache Painting Masterclass by Vidya Kumaresan on January 16th & 17th

About the Artist:

I am Vidya Kumaresan (@thewishingink) a Self taught artist from Namakkal and the founder of The Wishing Ink, which mainly focuses on making personalized hand-drawn art. I specialize in hand lettering, Calligraphy, Water coloring and have two years of experience in Graphic designing as well.  I started learning hand lettering / calligraphy two years back and have been teaching the art for a while now. I love anything and everything that's handmade and believe in spreading good vibes through art.


Here's what you'll learn at this Masterclass:

Session 1 - Basics with Gouache (2.5 hours)
  • Introduction to Gouache paints
  • Gouache vs Watercolor vs Acrylic
  • Tools and materials
  • Paints and consistency
  • Colour mixing and Layering
  • Painting simple elements with gouache
Session 2 - Painting Botanicals (2.5 hours)
  • Choosing and sketching florals using reference
  • Creating a colour palette
  • Tracing the sketch
  • Layering the paints
  • Final project and discussions
Session 3 - Negative Painting (2.5 hours)
  • What is Negative painting?
  • Tracing Alphabet to Black paper
  • Sketching the composition
  • Painting and adding details
Materials Required:
  •  A4 or A5 Watercolour paper (Preferred choice : Hot pressed paper)
  • 270 or 300 gsm / A4 or A5 Black paper for Negative painting.
  • Artist Grade gouache paints (Brustro, Pebeo, Daler Rowney, White night etc)
  • Round Brush of size 0 and 4 or 6
  • White glass marking pencil (Apsara) for Negative painting.
  • Pencil, Eraser, Ruler
  • Palette for colour mixing, Paper towel and Cup of water.


The Masterclass will be hosted via Zoom. We will send you a unique Zoom link a day before the Masterclass for you to join.

  • Date: January 16th & 17th
  • Time:
    • Session 1 - January 16th - 6pm to 8.30pm (IST)
    • Session 2 - January 17th - 8.30am to 11am (IST)
    • Session 3 - January 17th - 6pm to 8.30pm (IST)
  • Duration: 7.5 hours (3 sessions)
    • Cost : Rs.1999/-

    (Recorded Session Available. If you aren't able to attend the Live Sessions, you can choose to get the Recorded Version during registration. Recording will be accessible for 96 hours)

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