Day School: Expressive Watercolour: Flowers

Ref: C3747028

The morning will be spent looking at techniques through simple exercises, working from photographs to create a full painting in the afternoon .The workshop will be suitable for those new to watercolour as well as those with more experience. Basic materials and equipment provided. Looking at: • Simple colour theory • Colour mixing and layering • Using brushes and other tools for textures • Wet on wet painting • Making a completed painting from photographs

Course aim

This workshop will give the chance to work with watercolour to paint plants and flowers in a loose expressive manner.

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:

  • use wet on wet techniques to blend colour
  • use layering to mix colour
  • use a colour wheel to identify harmonious and complementary colours
  • add their own learning outcomes for more advanced students

How will I be taught?

What kind of feedback can I expect?

What else do I need to know?

Basic materials and equipment will be provided - there will be a small charge towards the cost of paper . Please wear an apron or old clothes and bring something to wipe your hands on - kitchen roll or baby wipes are good .

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

What can I do next?

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Day School: Expressive Watercolour: Flowers


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