Watercolour Painting - All Abilities [FEF2439G]: Overview
The course will continue to establish a range of methods of watercolour painting through the use of sketchbook, photographs and still life setups
What will we cover?
You will learn and practice wet in wet, dry brush and wet on dry paint techniques, colour mixing, washes, masking and other watercolour techniques. You will gain confidence in using materials and be encouraged to take part in group discussions. The tutor will provide one to one e overall aim is to help you develop personal expression through a mixture of practice, discussion and demonstration techniques
Who is this course for? Is there anything I need to know before joining?
All Abilities. Particularly suitable as a follow on course to the beginners Watercolour course. Some experience of drawing and painting would be helpful but is not essential. Useful for those who need a refresher as well as those with only a little experience.
As our courses are taught in English, please contact us if you have any concerns about your level of English.
What do I need to bring to the first class? Will there be any extra costs?
Bring whatever painting materials you may already have purchased, a pad of A3 watercolour paper (300gsm), Watercolour paints (tutor uses & recommends St. Petersburg Whitenights), mixing palette, Watercolour brushes sizes 2,4,6 (tutor uses & recommends Winsor & Newton Cotman brushes), harder grades of pencils (HB, H, 2H), an eraser and a sharpener for the first session. A 0.5mm mechanical pencil is also recommended with a pack of 0.5mm 2H grade leads for more detailed work.
What can I do when I finish the course?
To progress on to another course in painting or drawing and to develop further skills and meet new people and gain friends.
Learners are expected to bring their own materials Some less common or unusual materials may be brought in by tutor or instruction given on where you can purchase items.
We welcome learners with additional needs and disabilities. When you enrol please let us know if you would like to discuss your extra support needs with a member of the Supported Learning Team who will then contact you as soon as possible. If you are enrolling within 10 days of the course start date, we may not be able to contact you before your first class. Surrey Adult Learning values and supports equality and diversity by promoting fairness and respect at all times.
Additional entry requirements
Course reference: FEF2439G (use this when contacting provider)