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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.

You'll be painting and experimenting with watercolour in a beautiful art studio in Lincoln with professional Artist & Illustrator Laura Andrew. Working from real subjects, you’ll create beautiful artwork you’ll be proud of and can take away with you. Working at your own pace, Laura will help you achieve more out of watercolour than you thought possible. You'll learn about different types of watercolour paints, colour mixing, brushes, techniques and styles. Demonstrations and one-to-one guidance...
Cumbria - Next course on 1st June 2018
Simon travels up once every year from his Dorset studio to take this class. Students may attend for any, either or all of the 1, 2 or 3 days he will be here and can choose whether they wish to paint a Wildilfe or Botanical illustration. He will demonstrate and teach in each subject each day as required. You will be painting and receive instruction in the illustrative use of watercolours and also gouache if...
Cumbria - Next course on 11th October 2018
Introduction to Watercolours with Margaret Jarvis for Beginners and intermediates. First Steps in Watercolour paints looks in depth at colours, colours mixing techniques washes shading and brush techniques. It is the most useful place to start for those wishing to learn the basics in an enjoyable, thorough day of discovering the world of watercolours. Even those with considerable experience say they learn a lot from this class Please note the November date of this course...
Want to try silk painting? Here is a fantastic opportunity of a introductory course for people who just love art and want to enjoy the experience of silk painting or just want to revisit the basics of silk painting. In this silk painting workshop you will learn about the differences between silk dyes and paints and the different effect you can create. You will also cover and learn about the different techniques that create special...
West Midlands - Next course on 10th June 2018
The workshops take place every second Sunday of each month. Each skill and technique is taught in small group sizes (maximum of six people). Each workshop is charged at £30. June 10th - Lino Printing July 8th - Batik August 12th - Oil Painting September 9th - Silk Painting October 14th - Watercolour Painting November 11th - Christmas Lino Printing December 9th - Textile Sculpting Your tutor will be Heather Wilson of Back Room Art.
Kent - Next course on 23rd June 2018
We have been teaching on our art courses for 15 years, in weekly art lessons. weekend breaks in Rye and new for this year painting hoildays in Greece (please take a look at our other courses). We believe everyone can paint, you just need to be shown how. Whether you are on your own, a couple or in a group, you will have fun learning to paint and meeting new friends on this fantastic weekend...
West Midlands
This course will focus on different Ink and watercolour application. A list of recommended suppliers of required materials is provided on enquiry. Working with Artist Hannah Boyd using a mixture of still life and images ranging from objects, nature and portraiture dependent on skill and preference. All levels welcome. Book early to avoid disappointment For next start dates please get in touch for further details.
Suffolk - Next course on 25th May 2018
Taking inspiration from the historical setting of Flatford Mill, tutor Carole Massey will show you how to translate these delightful surroundings into sketches and pen & wash studies. The course will cover buildings and perspective, elements of the landscape, as well as figures - all the skills needed to fill your sketchbook. We will be using both waterproof and water soluble pens with watercolours and/or water soluble pencils and working outdoors, weather permitting. Carole Massey...
Suffolk - Next course on 19th October 2018
This fun watercolour weekend course is for anyone with a little experience, to advanced painters in watercolours. We will show you how to turn an ordinary painting into an extraordinary one! We will take you beyond the typical painting materials, by using household materials and other 'craft items' to achieve a fresher, more exciting painting style. Great fun! This course will be studio-based. Linda Series and Caroline Furlong are both experienced watercolourists and tutors, who...
Suffolk - Next course on 31st August 2018
Explore new painting techniques on this 3 day residential art holiday, based at historic Flatford Mill and run by the Field Studies Council. Gouache is wonderfully adaptable water-soluble paint which can be applied thinly like watercolour, but can also be used more thickly to cover previous layers. Perfectly mixable with watercolours. No experience necessary!" Jeremy Ford studied Graphic Design at Southport College of Art, (1972-5) and Illustration at Harrow College of Art, London (1975-8) Professional...