Watercolours with Karan Fixter

Ref: C2346097

While you have to opportunity to direct your own projects and subject matter, this course is full of handy tips on how to layout a composition, how to keep your colours clean, what other artists do. In a relaxed and sharing environment, we will look at traditional and contemporary techniques relating to watercolour painting.

Course aim

Join this relaxed and supportive class where you will have the opportunity to investigate personal projects in both traditional and contemporary techniques in watercolour. You will learn about the foundation of drawing, layout, composition & paint.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is for beginners and improvers

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • Describe and demonstrate how to work safely in the studio.
  • Explain how the use of colour can influence your work.
  • Work with watercolour paint in at least 2 compositions.
  • Share ideas on working with colour, composition watercolour paint.
  • Develop a body of work of at least 2 compositions.

How will I be taught?

What kind of feedback can I expect?

What else do I need to know?

A basic range of materials and equipment will be available, but much better if you are able to build a tool kit of brushes, paint and papers.

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

What can I do next?

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Watercolours with Karan Fixter

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As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you enrol. Please check the details below to ensure you meet the basic eligibility critiera:

  • You are paying the standard fee (with a credit or debit card) or you are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • You have a valid email address so that you can receive confirmation of your booking
  • You have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2021
  • You declare that the address you provide is correct and that you will provide evidence of this and your eligibility to live and work in the UK
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

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