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.
Tutor: Lorraine Green
Date & Time: Mondays, 1:30pm - 4:30pm
Venue: Bingham Studio, New Brewery Arts
PRICE: £225.00 (£0.00 VAT)
All abilities welcome
First Class: Monday 23rd September
No Class: Monday 28th October
Last Class: Monday 2nd December
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, paint and brushes will be available 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 Watercolour 12 Tube Set or Sketchers Pocket Box Set (12 half pan).
Watercolour Brushes: Choose brushes specifically made for watercolour painting. Three or four round brushes sizes 6, 8 and 10 (No. 12 optional) will be sufficient to start with. There are a number of brands on the market. ‘Pro Arte’ Prolene Watercolour Series 101 or Jacksons (online) Studio Synthetic Series 505 are good value and can be purchased individually. Watercolour Paper: A Bockingford Spiral Watercolour Pad 12”x9”, Cold Pressed, 300g/m (140lb) would be suitable. Watercolour paper can also be bought by the sheet and cut into smaller pieces. A sheet of Bockingford Watercolour paper, Cold Press 300g/m (140lb) cut into 4 or 6 pieces would be suitable.
Palette: A palette with large and small mixing wells is suggested such as a Jakar large rectangular palette.
Other: 2B pencil and Eraser. ,