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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.

£10
Staffordshire
Fortnightly Wednesdays, 5pm - 7:30pm. £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!...
£30
West Midlands - Next course on 25th February 2018
The Batik workshop (Sunday 25th February, 10AM-2PM) will work from images based on natural forms. you will start off by designing our own piece and the adding it to fabric. Applying the wax and then the coloured ink in layers. this is always a very popular workshop. The Watercolour Painting workshop (Sunday 8th April, 10AM-2PM) will start off with practicing with the medium, finding the best way for you to work. You will look at...
£279
Port Talbot - Next course on 1st June 2018
Enjoy two days of botanical illustration, pen and ink, and watercolours at Margam Discovery Centre. This course will enable you to examine and draw the incredible detail nature has provided us with. You will begin by sketching the overall shape of your specimen and then gradually refine it. After this, you will use drawing pens over the pencil to create a black and white image, beautiful in its own right, which can, if you wish,...
£65
Essex - Next course on 26th May 2018
Discover how to upcycle a multitude of often discarded, papers, previously rejected paintings and other materials into works of art. To begin, the class will decorate and prepare the papers brought to the workshop. While these are left to dry, Ailsa will give a brief demonstration of the processes she uses when creating a collage. She will explain her basic method , with plenty of hints on composition, balancing colours and simplifying the subject. The...
£65
Essex - Next course on 17th March 2018
This Beginners watercolour workshop will follow on from Beginners Watercolour 1, but is also open to anyone learning to paint in watercolour. Susan will provide invaluable tuition on colour mixing and intensity, aerial perspective, composition and what to put in and what to leave out of your work. She will share with you many useful tips about painting, materials and equipment to help set you up for your watercolour journey. Old Bank Studios offers a...
£65
Essex - Next course on 15th September 2018
One day mixed media art workshop with Ailsa Lyn at Old Bank Studios, Harwich. Discover how to upcycle a multitude of often discarded, papers, previously rejected paintings and other materials into works of art. To begin, the class will decorate and prepare the papers brought to the workshop. While these are left to dry, Ailsa will give a brief demonstration of the processes she uses when creating a collage. She will explain her basic method...
£95
Lincolnshire
Botanical Drawing & Painting Course using pencils, inks and watercolours Over a period of two classes you'll learn to paint plants and flowers in a beautiful art studio in Lincoln with Artist & Illustrator Laura Andrew. Relax and enjoy this two-part course. Working from real botanical subjects, you’ll create beautiful artwork you’ll be proud of. You can work at your own pace, producing studies, botanical sketchbooks and compositions of your chosen plants and flowers. Laura...
£75
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...
£375
Suffolk - Next course on 29th May 2018
Take your art in a new direction with this 3 day residential break at Flatford Mill. This is a course designed especially for those with some experience in watercolour painting who have a love of and interest in flowers and plants and now wish to take their first steps in botanical illustration. The course begins with close observation of the subject and some sketching. We will take a look at composition and cover colour mixing...
£720
Suffolk - Next course on 23rd July 2018
A full week of botanical illlustration tuition and practice in the inspiring context of Flatford Mill. Come and join us for an inspirational week, where artist and tutor Jenny Jowett will bring a large variety of plant material. The emphasis will be on individual rather than formal group tuition. In this lively group the sharing of ideas and techniques is always encouraged. Some experience of watercolour painting is required. Jenny Jowett is a professional botanical...