Time: 18:00 - 21:00
Location: KS - Keeley Street
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Course Code: VH346
Duration: 5 sessions (over 5 weeks)
What is the course about?
This course is aimed at those students who have some previous experience of using this exciting and versatile medium. With reference to a variety of artists, we will explore different themes, such as still life, landscape and architecture, developing methods and techniques to manipulate these varied subjects.
What will we cover?
- Develop colour mixing with watercolour paints
- Explore different approaches to mark-making and brush technique
- Investigate composition to plan and develop imagery
- Explore the work of a variety of watercolour artists related to different subjects.
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
-Develop colour mixing with watercolour paints
-Explore different approaches to mark-making and brush technique
-Investigate composition to plan and develop imagery
-Explore the watercolour techniques of a variety of artists.
-Develop a range of painting styles and approaches to different subject matter.
What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?
This course is for students who have the basic techniques of watercolour, ideally a follow on from Watercolour 1 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?
-Tutor demonstrations, individual tuition and group discussions. Optional homework exercises.
Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?
All basic materials provided. Advice on brushes and paper will be given at the first session. There are sheets of watercolour paper available to use at cost price.
Need art supplies? Our partner London Graphic Centre has everything you need from pencil to printing services, at 15% off.
To get an LGC discount card, students will need to show proof/ confirmation of enrolment of them being a student at City Lit. You can apply for our card in-store or by simply emailing firstname.lastname@example.org with a scan or photo of relevant confirmation. The student discount does not apply to products that are already discounted or on offer. More information can be found here- https://www.londongraphics.co.uk/student-discounts/.
When I've finished, what course can I do next?
Watercolour painting studio: Still Life
Watercolour painting studio: Life
Watercolour painting studio: Nature and Colour
Watercolour painting studio: Urban Landscape
-Experimental watercolour techniques
-Watercolour: personal development
-Developing watercolour: personal projects.
Anne-Marie studied Fine Art at Epsom School of Art & Design and Advanced Printmaking at Central Saint Martin’s School of Art & Design. She has been working with printmaking, drawing, watercolour and mixed media since 1976 and has been involved in art education since 1987 at City Lit College of Adult Education, Central Saint Martin’s School of Art & Design, Bath Spa University School of Art & Design, Norwich School of Art & Design, Havering college of Further & Higher Education, V & A Museum Education department (printmaking workshops,) Morley College of Adult Education. Anne-Marie has exhibited nationally including the Hayward Gallery, Royal Academy of Arts, Battersea Arts Centre and internationally at Brooklyn Art Library USA, RAMOMA (Museum of Modern Art Nairobi Kenya,). Publications: Mandy Bonnell & Stephen Mumberson ‘Printmaking on a Budget’; Jane Stobbard ‘Drawing Matters’; Jackie Newell & Dee Whittington ‘Monoprinting’ Teaching forms an integral part of Anne-Marie’s art practice with both often acting as a stimulus for the other.
Please note: We reserve the right to change our tutors from those advertised. This happens rarely, but if it does, we are unable to refund fees due to this. Our tutors may have different teaching styles; however we guarantee a consistent quality of teaching in all our courses.