A course for beginners to explore the wonderful medium of watercolour from choosing materials and stretching paper to colour mixing and techniques for applying paint. Simple painting tasks and exercises will build your knowledge and skills.

Apply the techniques to your own painting projects as the course progresses.



Tutor: Lorraine Green 
Date & Time: Mondays, 1:30pm - 4:30pm
Venue: Bingham Studio, New Brewery Arts
REF: SC04-17
PRICE: £195.00 (£0.00 VAT)

All abilities welcome

First class:
w/c 9th Jan
Half term:
11th Feb - 19th Feb
Last class:
w/c 20th March


What you will need:
You will need materials and paper (if you don’t have materials, see list below) but at the first session, paper and some paint will be supplied and materials will be discussed in more detail.

Watercolour Paint
A set suitable for beginners giving a selection of colours such as Winsor and Newton Cotman Sketchers Pocket Box Set (12 half pan) or Winsor and Newton Cotman Delux SketchersPocket Set(16 half pan).

Watercolour Brushes
A selection of brushes specifically for watercolour such as the Pro Arte Prolene Watercolour Brush Set W5 (3 brushes that include 2 round brushes and 1 flat brush). 

Watercolour paper can be bought by the sheet or in pads. 
A Bockingford Spiral Watercolour Pad 12”x9”, CP (NOT) 300g/m (140lb), or a sheet of Bockingford Watercolour paper, CP (NOT) 300g/m (140lb), would be suitable.

A palette with large and small mixing wells is suggested such as a Jakar large rectangular palette.
2B Pencil and Eraser

(students of NBA receive a 10% discount at Coln Gallery Cirencester)

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