Get skills in: experimental watercolour techniques

Course Dates: 21/07/22 - 11/08/22
Time: 14:00 - 17:00
Location: Keeley Street
Always wanted to experiment with watercolour painting? Now's your chance to learn how to make more imaginative use of washes and mark-making; enjoy the colour and fluidity of this beautiful medium and discover if you'd like to take it to the next level.
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Full fee £149.00 Senior fee £119.00 Concession £91.00

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Course Code: VM059

Finished Thu, day, 21 Jul - 11 Aug '22

Duration: 4 sessions (over 4 weeks)

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What is the course about?

This course is aimed at beginners to watercolour, or as a refresher course for those students who have some experience of using this exciting and versatile medium. With reference to a variety of artists, we will explore
a variety of experimental methods and techniques.

What will we cover?

We will experiment with colour mixing and watercolour techniques such as wet on wet, layering and dry-brush for a more intuitive imaginative response.

What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...

- Experiment with colour mixing
- Utilse a variety of approaches to mark-making and brush technique
- Explore the work of a variety of watercolour artists to inspire more imaginative work.

What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?

This course is for beginners or as a refresher course for students who have some experience in watercolour painting.

How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?

- You will be taught by demonstration, individual and group tuition and discussion.
- You may be asked to research artists relating to course sessions.

Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?

Basic materials included. Advice on all materials will be given at the first session if you'd like to bring your own brushes and/or paints. There is a charge for the watercolour paper we use at cost price.

When I've finished, what course can I do next?

Watercolour studio still -life
- Watercolour studio life

- Exploring watercolour and mixed media.

Jack Duplock Tutor Website

Jack Duplock After receiving a postgraduate diploma in painting from Royal Academy School of Art. Jack has taught at various institutions including UCA, teaching learners from diverse backgrounds and ages on subjects such as observational drawing, painting and research methods. Over the past 20 years, alongside his teaching, Jack has built an established art practice exhibiting both in the UK and internationally, including at the Agency Gallery London, Durden and Ray Los Angeles and Kunstlaboratorium Vestfossen, Norway. His work has been included in New Contemporaries and John Moore painting prize. His work is in various private collections. Jack works primarily using watercolour, acrylic paint, pencil and pen and ink. Using photographs, both personal and found imagery. A recent body of work explored abstraction, figure and landscape inspired by the strange light and visceral folk history experienced during a residency in North Iceland. In his teaching, Jack delights in helping students follow their curiosity to develop new skills and perspectives in drawing and painting.

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