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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.

£100
Lincolnshire - Next course on 25th April 2019
Have you always wanted to learn drawing and painting skills? This course will teach you the fundamental basics and more. In a relaxed, creative atmosphere the course is suitable for those who have never drawn before or those wishing to improve. You will be shown a wide range of techniques to raise confidence and enhance visual awareness. Through various approaches including drawing from life, you will learn to explore and understand line, tone, measurement, texture...
£25
West Sussex - Next course on 6th April 2019
This friendly and supportive course is suitable for the beginner through to advanced students. 1:1 support will be given as needed during the day, with advice on drawing and measuring techniques, along with support exploring different art mediums. The day will usually be made up of a morning of short poses from 2 minute to 15 minute exploring measuring techniques (for beginners), form, structure and line. Then after lunch there will be the opportunity for...
£40
West Midlands - Next course on 10th March 2019
The workshops take place every second Sunday of each month. Each skill and technique is taught in small group sizes (maximum of six people). Your tutor will be Heather Wilson of Back Room Art.
£63
Staffordshire
Hello, I've been teaching watercolour painting for over 17 years, and from my own studio for 18 months. I run several classes a week on watercolour painting, each class lasting 2 hours. Beginners are very welcome and are usually joining in with the termly course programme by week 4! I plan a whole term's lessons in advance so you are prepared for your weekly lesson. We learn new techniques, look at the work of professional...
£70
Cumbria
Join talented illuminator, Sarah Lace, for a one day workshop in the historic craft of Illuminated Lettering. Sarah will begin with a brief history of the subject through the centuries and demonstrate both traditional and modern techniques. Sarah will then guide you to design and create your own illuminated letter which you will decorate using the techniques shown using watercolour and gold. This workshop is suitable for beginners. For those who are not familiar with...
£8.5
Staffordshire
A lovely opportunity to step away from everything; to spend some time painting and drawing in a light and airy room at The Endon Methodist Church. The series of classes running on Tuesday mornings are led by Louise Adams, an artist and designer who will give individual tuition and support to beginners as well as those coming back to art. Louise will bring flowers and other interesting items to paint, show you some of her...
£75
Cumbria - Next course on 5th July 2019
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...
£17.5
Online & Cambridgeshire
Half day calligraphy workshops at my home near Ely, Cambs, all script including 'modern' pointed pen calligraphy, suitable for all levels from beginner to advanced, flexible dates, approximately fortnightly, no commitment beyond each workshop. Small groups of 3-6. Individual tuition with plenty of demonstration. Well-known professional calligrapher, fellow of the Calligraphy & Lettering Arts Society and the Society of Scribes & Illuminators. You can learn a script of your choice, experiment with scripts and work...
£160
Buckinghamshire - Next course on 30th April 2019
Capturing light is the very essence of landscape painting and that’s what you’ll be doing on this course. George will demonstrate the essential techniques in easy to follow stages. In addition to this, you’ll examine what makes a successful composition, the importance of tonal values, how to identify your focal point, mixing colours for naturalistic effect and how to treat clouds. Your watercolour landscapes will be transformed with tips and techniques you’ll never forget. This...
£50
Yorkshire - Next course on 9th June 2019
Line and Wash Painting Workshop in the Yorkshire Dales with John Harrison A relaxed, interactive, informal day delving into the mysteries of line and wash in John's unique style. Broadrake, in the stunning Yorkshire Dales National Park has amazing views all around and no shortage of inspirational subject matter. The day will cover outdoor sketching, ink drawing and application of light watercolour washes to create a loose lively painting (or three), running from 11.00am. to...