Course Information: Watercolours - Intermediates

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This course is full.

This course will build upon basic watercolour skills to expand your knowledge of colour, composition and techniques.

When and Where


From 30 Apr 2020 to 11 Jun 2020
Thu 09:30-12:30
for 6 weeks

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30 Apr 2020
09:30 to 12:30
07 May 2020
09:30 to 12:30
14 May 2020
09:30 to 12:30
21 May 2020
09:30 to 12:30
04 Jun 2020
09:30 to 12:30
11 Jun 2020
09:30 to 12:30


Stoke Lodge
Shirehampton Road
Stoke Bishop

with Christine Howes


Fees and concessions information

The full (undiscounted) fee for this course is £115 , the concession rate is £72. Please note that concession rates are subject to proof of eligibility. For more details please see our Terms and conditions

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.

Equipment Required

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.

Teaching method/style?

The tutor will demonstrate and guide the students towards practical exercises designed to extend studentsí knowledge of the medium.