Try it out: watercolour painting

Course Dates: 14/04/21
Time: 10:00 - 17:00
Location: KS - Keeley Street
Tutors:
Diane Martin

Experience the radiant qualities of watercolour painting. Through simple exercises, we'll explore watercolour techniques and mediums. The perfect way to start using watercolour. Suitable for absolute beginners. Tutor: Diane Martin.

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Description

What is the course about?

This is a chance to start exploring watercolour: have fun trying colour washes with expert guidance on some basic techniques, and the materials you need so that you can move forward to your next course.

What will we cover?

A series of guided studies will provide an opportunity to explore washes and colour, and gain some basic technical tips for watercolour, as you work from still-life and your imagination.

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

- Use a basic wash technique
- Develop colour with layering
- Investigate at least 2 techniques used in watercolour painting.

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

This taster course is for beginners to watercolour.

You should be able to follow simple written and verbal instructions to support demonstrations, hand-outs and for health and safety information, and will be invited to take part in group discussion.

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

Practical work in the studio, short demonstrations, examples or handouts, brief one-to-one tutoring and some group discussion.

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

Most materials are included. If you wish to use high quality watercolour paper, this may be purchased at cost from the tutor. Advice will be given about specific watercolour supplies.

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

There are a number of suitable watercolour courses at city lit which would be a perfect way to progress your skills. The ideal progression courses from this one are 'Start watercolour,' and 'Introduction to watercolour'.

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Greatcourse for beginners to learn the essentials of watercolour painting including various techniques and colour mixing. You will leave at the end of the day with a good grasp on watercolour painting and all your lovely artwork!
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Review by Anonymous / (Posted on 30/09/2019)
I would recommend you to come and study at City Lit
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Review by Anonymous / (Posted on 29/09/2019)
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Book your place

Course Code: VM782

Wed, day, 14 Apr - 14 Apr '21

Duration: 1 session

Full fee: £79.00
Senior fee: £79.00
Concession: £79.00

Or call to enrol: 020 7831 7831

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