Courses & Workshops

Painting With Watercolours

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5 Week Course
£50
Starting 26th April and 7th June
7.00 - 9.00pm
The Hurst Leisure Centre


About the Course

Entry Requirements
Mixed ability; suitable for both beginners and those with more experience.

Description
This is an exciting course which will introduce you to watercolour painting. You will learn how to use a range of different processes and techniques, both traditional and experimental. You will work towards developing your own individual style of painting. You will create a range of studies, and finished works. You will work from photographs and still lifes. You will also used mixed media with watercolour.

Equipment
Hand outs will be provided and the tutor will advise you on any further reading that might be useful and/or of interest to you. A basic tool kit will be required - see below. Additional/optional materials will be advised by the tutor.

For the first session you will need to buy/bring:
Pad of watercolour paper 140lb – A4 or similar size. Medium texture (called Cold Pressed or ‘N.O.T.’) is recommended.
Selection of watercolour brushes, must include one large round. (soft synthetic or natural hair)
Selection of watercolour paints – tubes recommended but solid block paint is fine.
4H and 4B pencils
Putty rubber
Pallet or old plate.
Water pot (jam jar)

This Course leads into the following term or more advanced art courses.

To book contact The Adult Learning Office. Telephone: 0118 9812918.

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