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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.

This full day is packed with lots of demonstrations and one to one tuition. Robert will show you the many techniques used in watercolour and you will paint alongside him following step by step intructions. No matter your level, whether just starting or looking to improve on your current skills this will be a great day of watercolour painting!
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 20th August 2018
This course is ideal for those people new to watercolour or those with some experience. Whilst ostensibly a practical course the subject is underpinned by theory and art historical references. The course introduction will include a brief overview of the tradition of watercolour. However, the focus will soon shift to contemporary uses of watercolour and artists using this medium will be explored and researched. On this course you will: - cover the basic tenets and...
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 1st September 2018
Erica Just is an experienced artist, illustrator and designer who specialises in watercolour painting. Works include designs for textile fabrics, book illustration, greeting cards and original artworks of her paintings of grasses and natural forms. She has exhibited her work nationally and internationally. Erica has taught drawing and painting at universities, schools and art groups throughout the UK. Our workshops have been developed to provide a quiet day of creativity and gentle tuition and this...
Surrey - Next course on 27th October 2018
Discover the beautiful transformation of the Autumn leaves in Nower Wood through watercolour painting. Our tutor, Christina Rossman, will guide you in colour mixing and the best ways of capturing the fading light while creating your artwork. The small class size allows us to open this to both beginners and improvers. Please bring Watercolour paper 300 grams (NOT or ROUGH -avoid hot pressed), brushes (flat & round), watercolour paints (tubes or pans) and pencils. Our...
Wiltshire - Next course on 30th August 2018
Ever wondered how to make your paintings leap off the page? Learn some wonderful ways with watercolour! You will discover how to create a wide range of effects using simple household objects and materials. The skills you develop will be especially useful if you are studying Art at home or school and want to bring a different dimension to your work.
Greater London - Next course on 28th September 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...
Lincolnshire - Next course on 18th August 2018
Having established my Gainsborough studio quite recently, I work in acrylics/ mixed media/ watercolours and inks. My art is influenced by the way I see life, people, nature, my environment...the list is long. Originally from Liverpool, I studied Fashion & Textiles at Manchester and went on to qualify as an Art teacher. I have been Head of Art at a preparatory school in Surrey and subsequently managed my own Art department in Nottinghamshire. I regularly...
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...
Cheshire - Next course on 8th September 2018
The pollinators watercolour workshop day (9th or 12th June) will develop your skills and confidence in painting and observing these beautiful, delicate insects, as well as some of the native flowers & plants they are attracted to. The mammal watercolour workshop day (8th or 11th September) will develop your skills and confidence in painting mammals - Allie’s particular favourites – otters and hares. You will capture their distinctive characteristics and a touch of their natural...
Dorset - Next course on 23rd November 2018
This course has been designed for students to develop and enhance already learnt basic watercolour skills and allow them to gain a better understanding of painting with a limited palette. Using only five basic shades, students will gain a deeper appreciation of colour values. The colour mixing process will be covered in detail as will further instruction on observation and composition. Students should have already completed the one-day Watercolour Painting for Beginners course or have...