Introduction to Watercolours

This six week course for beginners covers how to use watercolour painting. It is an ideal start if you want to get to grips with this popular painting technique.

Watercolour painting is one of the most popular ways of expressing your creativity. The techniques can be fun for personal use and make an impressive addition your art collection!

We will take you from the very basics to creating artwork for your friends or family. The aim is to be able to use watercolour techniques and media in response to a range of subjects and to produce finished work. Music will be used in some of the sessions to create a relaxing atmosphere.

Week 1: INTRODUCTION

  • Equipment and basic techniques
  • Applying washes

Week 2: PERSPECTIVE AND LAYOUT

  • Sketching a scene

Week 3: COLOUR

  • Mixing colour
  • Application techniques

Week 4: ADVANCED TECHNIQUES

  • Wet and wet
  • Dry brush
  • Working in layers

Weeks 5 & 6: Personal project

  • Creating your own artwork using techniques gained
  • Finalising your individual artwork and display
Course detail
Start Sep 2017
Cost 60.00
Attendance Part-time
Duration 6 weeks
Campus Queen Alexandra Campus
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