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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.

£10465
South Yorkshire
The OCA BA (Hons) in Painting is for those who wish to focus on drawing and painting to become reflective artists with the skills necessary to effectively develop a personal artistic vision or voice. A range of options at Level 1 (HE4) also provides the opportunity to explore another visual art discipline to enrich and broaden your skills including sculpture and printmaking. As you progress through the levels of this Open degree, you gain a...
£65
Merseyside - Next course on 31st May 2018
Want to try Batik? Here is a fantastic opportunity for an introductory course for people who just love art and want to enjoy the experience of batik painting in a Caribbean influence while relaxing and enjoy listening to Jamaican music getting into the rhythm creating your masterpiece in a relaxing environment. In this batik painting workshop, you will learn how to use the tjanting tools to draw out the lines of your design. Giving an...
£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 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 - Next course on 9th June 2018
Currently this course is scheduled for Saturday 9th June 2018, however if this doesn't suit please get in touch - more dates can be arranged. You'll learn to paint plants and flowers in a beautiful art studio in Lincoln with professional Artist & Illustrator Laura Andrew. Relax and enjoy this nature-inspired course. Working from real botanical subjects, you’ll create beautiful artwork you’ll be proud of and can take away with you. Working at your own...
£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...
£75
Suffolk - Next course on 13th June 2018
Our one-day workshops focus on learning, improving and experimenting with various scripts, depending on individual calligraphy experience/requirements. The workshops are suitable for all levels, beginners to advanced as much of the tuition is on an individual basis, with groups of around 8 people. Edged-pen scripts such as uncial, foundational hand, italic, Roman capitals, italic capitals and flourish design, as well as a number of other scripts, are possible. Also, the currently popular ‘modern’ pointed pen...
£65
Essex - Next course on 1st September 2018
You will begin this one day workshop by painting simplified figure shapes and postures, using your brush as a drawing tool. Finding strong lights on people (heads, shoulders etc.) will be explored with a monochrome image. Perspective will be touched on when adding figures to a street scene. Later all these elements will be incorporated into a townscape where strong light, counter change and shadows play an important part. Old Bank Studios offers a wide...