Watercolour and Drawing

Ref: C3741640

There will be weekly challenges and exercises which will lead to more professional looking work. Expressive and well constructed paintings and traditional methods are encouraged and taught. You will be given guidance in all matters. Challenging approaches will ensure that you learn something new from each picture.

Course aim

Further steps in using watercolour. Consolidate your skills and find your own style.

Who is the course for?

- This course is suitable for beginners and improvers - Anyone who would like to come along is welcome. We have a comfortable, conveniently located venue in the centre of Rye.

What topics will this course cover

- The WEA tutor will use a range of different teaching and learning methods and encourage you and the group to be actively involved in your learning - There will be some demonstrations and illustrations of points of interest. Some images will be supplies in photocopy form for students to use- although students are encouraged to select their own imagery.

What will it be like?

WEA classes are friendly and supportive. You will be encouraged to work together with your fellow students and tutor. You will be asked to share your ideas and views in the class and work with the group to give and accept feedback in a supportive environment. The WEA tutor will use a range of different teaching and learning methods and encourage you to be actively involved in your learning. You may be asked to undertake work to support your course outside of your class.

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

How will I know I'm making progress?

- You will have opportunities to discuss your progress with your tutor - You will be encouraged to share your work with the group and discuss your learning - You will be encouraged to consider other students work and give your opinions and suggestions - A file of work will be kept which will help to record your progress

What else do I need to know, do or bring?

- It would be helpful if you had access to the internet (Mobile phone, tablet or computer at home or through a library etc.) - watercolor paints, watercolour brushes size 6 and 8. watercolour paper- Cotman is good also Aqua- fine. medium surface A3.

Reading and information sources

- No pre reading or pre course work is required - Generally keep drawing and taking a keen interest in Art and artists work.

What could the course lead to?

- Progress to another WEA course - Become involved with the WEA in a range of voluntary work and other activities including campaigning as a WEA member - Become involved as a volunteer for a WEA partner or another organisation - This course will enhance confidence and enjoyment by working with people of similar interests.

Download full course outline

Watercolour and Drawing Course Outline

Enrolment Conditions

You can enrol online if you meet all of the following requirements:

  • are paying the standard fee or are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • are paying with a credit/debit card or are not paying a fee because of a qualifying benefit
  • have a valid email address
  • have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2017
  • have read and accept the standard terms and conditions
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