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Watercolour painting courses, workshops and classes. Improve your watercolour techniques and skills using pigments suspended in water. Learn the art of watercolour painting and follow in the footsteps of Paul Klee, Edward Hopper and the great 'Painter of Light' J.M.W Turner.

£375
Nottinghamshire
This practical course builds on the Watercolour Painting Now course, taking you to the next level in the subject of contemporary watercolour painting. After traditional watercolour techniques have been de-constructed, contemporary uses of watercolour and how artists are using it will be explored. The course will be therefore be underpinned by theory and art historical references, which you’ll be encouraged to research throughout the course. On this course you will: extend wet-into-wet, wet-into-dry and wash...
£72
Surrey - Next course on 7th July 2018
Take inspiration from the woods when learning to use an aquabrush and watercolour pencils. Mix these new techniques with traditional watercolour painting and create interesting effects. Your tutor will have some aquabrushes that you can work with on the day. This course is perfect for both the novice and the improver. Your tutor Christina Rossman, is a professional painter, graphic designer/illustrator and photographer with a Danish background. She can always be found working with a...
£72
Surrey - Next course on 14th April 2018
Be inspired by the ancient woodland of Nower Wood and learn how to use watercolours to create beautiful paintings of the surrounding trees in Spring and the native bluebells covering the woodland floor. Through direct observation, group discussion and practical excercises you will explore colour mixing to capture the huge variety of greens in nature. We will then focus on the varying hues of blue found in the carpet of bluebells. Your tutor Christina Rossman,...
£85
Greater London - Next course on 24th February 2018
This one-day course is pitched at beginners wishing to gain a firm grip of watercolour basics so that they can experiment and develop their skills at home. The course is suitable for those wishing to explore traditional or experimental watercolour skills. Learn the basics of watercolour in a fun, compact taster. You’ll get to trial different brushes and paint brands whilst learning a myriad of effects including mark-making,brush handling and care, plus a handful of...
£362
Suffolk - Next course on 28th August 2018
Explore painting with watercolours on this three day residential course, run by the Field Studies Council. Using the immediate grounds for inspiration, working inside and outside the studio Jeremy will spend time with each student offering encouragement, explaining and demonstrating various tips and techniques to assist in the learning process. With a wealth of experience Jeremy is the ideal tutor for the first-time painter as well as the advanced painter, adapting his one-to-one teaching to...
£403
Suffolk - Next course on 3rd August 2018
Three day weekend residential art course, run by the Field Studies Council. This mainly studio-based course is suitable for both beginners and those with more experience of watercolour. It is especially designed to help everyone develop and expand their range of watercolour techniques so you can make exciting and expressive paintings, full of colour and texture. See also 30 Jul-03 Aug if you would like to join Siân for a full week and enjoy a...
£485
Devon - Next course on 23rd July 2018
A delightful art holiday at Slapton Ley Field Centre, run by the Field Studies Council. This course is aimed at both beginners and more experienced painters. Subjects will be suggested both in the studio and, weather permitting, on location with tuition provided through a mixture of demonstrations and exercises according to your needs. Topics covered include: materials, planning, composition, masking and washes.This course is aimed at both beginners and more experienced painters who feel in...
£279
Port Talbot - Next course on 23rd November 2018
Would you love to paint with watercolours? This two day residential art holiday at Margam Discovery Centre will let you learn just that. A course for those who are new to the medium of watercolour. No experience necessary. Covers everything you’ll need to know about materials along with the basic techniques required to create paintings in pure watercolour. David Webb is a professional artist and author of several books. He runs courses and workshops throughout...
£454
Port Talbot - Next course on 6th August 2018
Follow in the footsteps of Turner, Cotman and Constable and learn how to capture, in watercolour, the splendour of the Welsh landscape along with its dramatic, fleeting weather conditions. Based at Margam Discovery Centre, and run by the FIeld Studies Council. Wales became an essential part of the picturesque tour so that the splendour of nature could be captured by the newly developing medium of watercolour. Such exponents as Turner, Cotman and Constable captured the...
£279
Port Talbot - Next course on 4th May 2018
Two day watercolour painting course at Margam Discovery Centre with artist tutor David Johnson. Meals and accommodation included on this creative course run by the Field Studies Council. The Gower is one of the most outstanding scenic areas of Wales, and in Springtime it is at its best. This course is designed for all levels of artist who would like to develop their skills or have an opportunity to paint with watercolours on this stunning...