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Watercolour Painting courses

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.

£290
Gwynedd - Next course on 4th October 2019
Join art tutor Nuala Dunn for a weekend of painting in glorious Welsh landscapes. Run by the Field Studies Council at Rhyd-y-Creuau. The course will enable you to experiment and try out a variety of techniques and approaches with paint and to put these into practice responding intuitively to the landscape. We will work in an exploratory way, with colour, mark making, shape and tone, moving between indoor and outdoor spaces as the weather and...
£470
Suffolk - Next course on 12th August 2019
4 day art residential, run by the Field Studies Council. This fun course is equally suitable for near beginners and those who have painted in watercolours for a while. It will teach you how different types of ink can add a dynamic addition to your watercolour paintings at different stages. You will be shown how to apply inks in many ways. We will be working outside [weather permitting} and in the studio, using techniques that...
£540
Suffolk - Next course on 21st October 2019
Four day watercolour art holiday run by the Field Studies Council - suitable for all levels. Taking inspiration from the hedgerows around Flatford Mill, Siân Dudley will encourage you to explore the glorious colours and textures of autumn. Using mainly watercolour paints you will also be encouraged to investigate other water-based media and experimental techniques to produce colourful images that give back something of the energy of summer. Siân Dudley is a professional artist, qualified...
£460
Devon - Next course on 29th July 2019
Residential watercolour course, run by the Field Studies Council. This course is ideal for those who wish to loosen up their watercolour or use watercolour in a more expressive way using this beautiful translucent medium en plein air, in and around Slapton Ley. There will be plenty of demonstrations, and one to one guidance, whilst we explore using resists, lift off and wet on wet and play with other intriguing methods. We will spend time...
£340
Greater London - Next course on 2nd March 2019
Do faces fascinate you? Draw and paint from the model and learn to make portraits that are solid and realistic. Use knowledge of proportion, anatomical structure, tonal contrast and colour theory to improve your drawing and experiment with acrylic and/or oil painting. Perfect for beginners and for returners wishing to build on and practice skills. By the end of the course you will be able to To know what to look for when drawing and...
£480
Suffolk - Next course on 12th August 2019
Enjoy a week in the inspirational surroundings of Flatford Mill and Constable country to develop your painting. This programme is for anyone who would like to join an informal group of enthusiastic, likeminded outdoor painters who are comfortable working without the need of a tutor. Each day the group will be taken out together by mini bus to a different location where participants will be free to spend their time working however they wish using...
£270
Suffolk - Next course on 30th August 2019
Two day weekend getaway to develop your watercolour technique, run by the Field Studies Council. In this exciting course artist Thomas Plunkett will be demonstrating and teaching his innovative watercolour techniques as well as showing how to create confident and dynamic watercolours using the beautiful surroundings of Flatford Mill as primary observation. Thomas is currently President of The Royal Watercolour Society and is a highly engaging tutor of watercolour techniques. Thomas Plunkett studied Fine Art...
£190
Isle of Anglesey - Next course on 1st March 2019
I have taught plant/flower painting for over 3 decades to many learners. Designers who wish to enhance their skills as floral textile designers and also people who want to learn for their own enjoyment. The workshops and courses are run from my studio in Beaumaris on the Isle of Anglesey and from Treborth Botanical Gardens in Bangor. They are open to total beginners and more experienced learners. My approach is that of a portrait painter...
£79
Essex - Next course on 11th May 2019
Join this one day flowers, collage and painting art workshop at Old Bank Studios. Following an introduction from Sally Anne about her art and career, she will begin the day with the first part of her demonstration. You will then prepare your canvas for painting and sketch out your design. After a second brief demo you will begin painting using colour, tone and balance to firm up your composition. The afternoon will begin with some...
£60
Kent
Join pen and ink artist Nick Stewart for an afternoon fountain pen ink art workshop in his studio in Rochester, Kent. This is an experimental creative process exploring the use of ink in art. What is Fountain Pen Ink Art? For the past 3 years I have been investigating the properties of hundreds of fountain pen inks for use as a creative and inspirational medium - fine honing and utilising their unique chromatic behaviours and...