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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.

£397
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...
£35
London - Next course on 13th May 2018
Absolutely no experience necessary, this one-day introduction to watercolour landscape will start in the classroom learning about colour mixing, tone, how to introduce life into your work, layering your paint working from light to dark. Later in the day you will be outdoors painting trees, water and structures in the grounds of FSC Epping Forest. Linda’s teaching is not 'step-by-step' thus allowing her to tutor a group of mixed abilities; she will demonstrate a technique...
£373
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...
£362
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...
£520
Devon - Next course on 29th July 2018
Introductory course to botanical illustration based at Slapton Ley Field Centre, run by the Field Studies Council. This 5 day residential art course offers you the opportunity to try out some of the many techniques which are used in this fascinating and absorbing artform. The study of plants can be both therapeutic and relaxing as it can be challenging. Its skill base is many and varied, ranging from observational drawing practices, colour mixing using a...
£397
Suffolk - Next course on 19th October 2018
The perfect art course for animal lovers! Spend 3 inspiring days at historic Flatford Mill, learning to depict animals in art. Whether you wish to paint your pet or a wild animal, the demands are the same. Carole will show you how to paint features and form, texture and pattern, fur, hair, highlights and shadows, as well as how to capture character and expression using watercolours, pastels and pastel pencils. Please bring suitable good material...
£38
Essex - Next course on 14th March 2018
Would you like to start painting in watercolours? Perhaps you simply have no idea where to start or even which brush you should use, let alone any idea what type of paper you should be painting on or how to apply the paint! If that set of watercolours your kids bought you for Xmas is still in the drawer with the cellophane wrapper on or you haven’t painted since school then this course will get...
£75
Essex - Next course on 1st March 2018
We are a local, friendly interactive group who enjoy painting together on a regular basis, suitable for all abilities, beginners through to experienced painters, sharing ideas and inspiration, guided by artist/tutor Susan Clare, in the cosy and inviting atmosphere of The Butterfly Studio.Each session will involve a demonstration, some instruction, practice and creating a piece of art, plus, of course, time for a chat over tea, coffee and biscuits. Spring Sessions 01/03 Tree Trunks Gnarled...
£10
Staffordshire
Fortnightly Wednesdays, 5:30pm - 8:00pm. £10 per class, all materials included. Whether you are an absolute beginner or an amateur artist looking to improve, Little Robin beginners art classes are a great way to gain confidence in producing beautiful pieces of artwork. A wide range of media are used on a rotating basis, including watercolours, coloured pencils, pastels and oils on a selection of different subjects – including the occasional special guests to draw from!...
£8
Staffordshire
Fortnightly Wednesdays, 2pm - 4pm. £8 per class, all materials included. Whether you are an absolute beginner or an amateur artist looking to improve, Little Robin beginners art classes are a great way to gain confidence in producing beautiful pieces of artwork. A wide range of media are used on a rotating basis, including watercolours, coloured pencils, pastels and oils on a selection of different subjects – including the occasional special guests to draw from!...