Watercolour Techniques:Summer

Ref: C3530047

Tackling a different subject each week with plenty of opportunity to experiment with wet into wet techniques and enjoy the spontaneous flowing nature of watercolour. A friendly, creative watercolour class where we will explore a variety of techniques and effects.

Course aim

This water colour course will explore different techniques in a friendly, creative environment with a view to increasing students ability and enjoyment of painting.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is suitable for beginners and improvers

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

  • Apply paint effectively on to wet paper.
  • Demonstrate effective use of tonal values within a picture.
  • Create interesting effects within a painting by using salt and cling film.
  • Create a pleasing composition by simplifying / altering / cropping.

How will I be taught?

  • 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

What kind of feedback can I expect?

  • You will have opportunities to discuss your progress with your tutor
  • There will be a number of tasks appropriate to your course such as written work, creating art or craft, video, photography or small projects. Some of these may be marked to help you progress
  • Informal individual feedback on the painting in progress will be given each week.

What else do I need to know?

  • Students will need to bring their own watercolours and brushes. A materials list can be provided.

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading or pre course work is required

What can I do next?

  • Progress to another WEA course

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Watercolour Techniques:Summer

Enrolment Conditions

As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you book. Please could we ask that you check the list below to ensure you meet our basic criteria:

  • 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 2018
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

Not sure or have further questions? Contact courseenquiries@wea.org.uk

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