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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.

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 9th September 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.
Oxfordshire - Next course on 19th November 2018
In this two day workshop you'll learn how to create a loose watercolour painting of a stag. The workshop covers: 1. Obtaining the correct image to work from with discussion as to sourcing images, copyright, and making them “painter friendly” 2. Composition 3. Seeing colour 4. Layering techniques - an quick exercise outlining the basic principles of watercolour layering 5. Qualities and characteristics of paper and paint 6. Transferring images onto paper 7. Loose vs...
Oxfordshire - Next course on 22nd November 2018
“If It doesn’t work in black and white, it will never work in colour” ​ This two-day workshop is for people who want to discover a simple way of working with watercolour. Suitable for beginners but also for more established watercolourists who want to strengthen their painting by practicing basics. Although working in watercolour, the principles apply to all mediums. Using a grisaille underpainting in watercolour How the paper (support) you select can affect your...
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 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...
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...
Essex - Next course on 6th September 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. 06.09 Summer seashores/British seascapes open skies...
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!...