Basic Watercolor for Kids: Pigments and Patterns with Danielle Florendo

The 2022 Summer Virtual Workshops is a workshop series for kids, teens, and adults to learn and rediscover Filipino culture and identity through art. It features works by Juan Luna, Damian Domingo, Jose Honorato Lozano, and Fernando Amorsolo from the Ayala Museum’s current exhibition Intertwined: Transpacific, Transcultural Philippines. 
The second kids’ workshop is Basic Watercolor: Pigments and Patterns with Danielle Florendo. 
Avail of the Season Pass (available for a limited time only) to have discounted access to BOTH kids’ workshops: 
*Kindly purchase your Season Pass here. 
The kids’ workshops are for children ages 7-12 years old. For more information, refer to the details below. 
Access the workshop FAQs: here

This workshop will have two (2) two-hour sessions which aim for children to grasp the basic principles of creating watercolor artworks by zooming into the patterns, figures, and symbols seen in Filipinos’ clothing and accessories during the 19th century.  
Session 1: 
  • Learn about the artworks, artists, and objects from the exhibition through a storytelling session with the museum staff 
  • Practice different watercoloring principles and techniques by following the designs and patterns of 19th century clothing and accessories 
Session 2: 
  • Review the new ideas learned from the previous session through games and activities 
  • Express your creativity by fashioning your own apparel complete with intricate details and accessories 
  • Sharing of artworks with classmates and Q&A with facilitator 
Art Kit 
We will use the following materials available in the workshop’s Art Kit. The Art Kit is good for the workshop’s two sessions. This can also serve as your guide if you want to purchase your own materials:
  • Sakura 12 Color Pans Watercolors 
  • Berkeley no. 4 round brush 
  • Berkeley no. 2 round brush 
  • Fabriano Watercolour Paper 
  • 200 gsm, 9" x 12", 10 sheets 
See you then! 
date_range 11 Jun 2022- 18 Jun 2022
access_time 10:00 AM- 12:00 PM
location_on Zoom
payment P2,500 Regular P2,250 Discounted + P1,500 if availing of Art Kit
info_outline Session Dates: June 11 and 18, 2022

About the Facilitators

Danielle Florendo


Danielle (Dani) is an illustrator currently based in Baguio City. After graduating with a bachelor's degree in Fine Arts, she pursued a career as a full-time illustrator. Dani is also an advocate for promoting children’s literacy and education. She is a member of Ang INK or Ang Ilustrador ng Kabataan. She currently teaches Fine Arts at university level and pursues writing her own stories.

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