What can students expect?
A short refresh on colour, tone and technique, followed by more challenging projects from still life to landscape. Students will be encouraged to experiment with complex techniques eg. masking, lifting, spattering, scratching and use resists, ink, line and wash.
Late starters allowed?
Yes if they have some experience of watercolours.
Watercolour Paper, 300gsm cold press size A4-A3 eg. Bockingford, Watercolour pans or tubes artists quality:- Cadmium yellow light, Crimson, Cobalt Blue or French Ultramarine, Cerulean, Sap green, Burnt Umber, plus any watercolours you have. A 2B pencil, soft tissues, 2 watercolour brushes size 8 and 10 or larger, mixing palette, soft tissues.
Previous experience required?
Some basic knowledge of watercolours is needed and some drawing practice is helpful.
What is the progression route?
Learners may progress towards watercolours for improvers, sketchbook skills,
or acrylics and watercolours courses.
Are there any extra costs?
Yes, costs of materials as specified above. Approx £60.
Work set between sessions?
Yes, practice on a voluntary basis
What should students bring?
Learners are expected to bring the materials specified above.
The tutor will demonstrate and guide the students towards practical exercises designed to extend studentsí knowledge of the medium.