What can students expect?
Learners can expect to see demonstrations of watercolour skills such as how to mix colours
and apply washes and learn more complex techniques of watercolours and apply these to landscape painting. We will be working outdoors in the grounds of Stoke Lodge, weather permitting.
Late starters allowed?
Previous experience required?
No experience of painting needed, some experience of drawing 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 £25
Work set between sessions?
Yes, practice on a voluntary basis.
What should students bring?
Watercolour Paper [NOT] 200 – 300g/m size A4, Watercolour tubes Cotman;-Cadmium yellow pale, Alizarin crimson, Cobalt blue or ultramarine, Sap green, Burnt umber plus any watercolours you may have. A 2B pencil, soft tissues, 2 watercolour brushes size 8 and 10. A mixing palette.
The tutor will demonstrate and guide the students towards practical exercises designed to extend students’ knowledge of the medium. Learners will work in the gardens
to use the techniques previously learned in the studio.