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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.

£75
Suffolk - Next course on 11th April 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...
£75
Essex - Next course on 22nd April 2018
One day line and wash workshop in Harwich. This workshop will require reasonable drawing skills Join Anthony Nield on this full day workshop and discover how he develops a line and wash from the drawing stage, he will show you how he inks in the image ready for painting; “I always get better results by applying the ink first then the paint’’. There will be lots of tips on composition, colour use and mark making...
£485
Devon - Next course on 30th July 2018
Enjoy an exciting 4 day art break combining painting and mixed media techniques at Slapton Ley Field Centre. Enjoy adding excitement and vitality to your paintings with the endless possibilities of Mixed Media. This course shows how to express your creative voice in new & authentic ways. Find out the importance of texture, collage & colour & how to successfully apply them. Paint in the beautiful area of South Devon for inspiration. Learning ways to...
£80
Gloucestershire - Next course on 14th April 2018
Visit the Lucienne Day exhibition and explore the mark making and lines of this renowned designer with Calligraphy Artist and Teacher, Adele Dark. We will explore Lucienne Day’s mark making and create our own personal designs and patterns using line and coloured inks to create either a card or larger piece of art work to display at home. You can turn any of our courses into a short break by staying in our on site...
£339
Suffolk - Next course on 10th August 2018
Using the inspiration of Constable Country, tutor Pat Gavin will help you develop your style. Stay at Flatford Mill, a property which features in Constable paintings. This course, for people with previous art experience, will be led by the wishes of the participants and the areas of their art people would like to work on. The aim is to build on existing skills to enable the participants to enhance their work. See also the 06...
£95
Lincolnshire - Next course on 24th February 2018
Always wanted to learn drawing and painting skills? A four week, part-time course in drawing and painting will teach you the fundamental basics and more. In a relaxed, creative atmosphere the course is suitable for those who have never drawn before and those wishing to improve. Each session will focus on a different theme, providing a wide range of techniques to raise confidence and enhance visual awareness. Through various approaches including drawing from life, you...
£295
Bute - Next course on 8th June 2018
An ideal art course for bird lovers in a stunning Scottish location, run by the Field Studies Council at the Millport Centre, Bute. This course concentrates on drawing and painting birds from life. This inevitably presents a number of problems and initially we will look at different drawing techniques and ways of seeing that help overcome these difficulties, applying these ideas at different locations where we will be able to get close to birds. Whereas...
£82
Tayside
This class is for anyone who would like to try drawing for the first time. Theresa Gourlay graduated from DJCAD in Drawing and Painting. In this introduction to drawing, you will learn the basics of pencil, watercolour, charcoal and drawing with pen and ink. Take time to experiment, to become confident and ambitious with materials, and produce drawings that you are proud of! All materials provided. Forgan Arts Centre is rooted in the community and...
£60
Worcestershire - Next course on 7th July 2018
The perfect art course for bee lovers! This one day painting workshop is a truly unique and absorbing workshop, aimed at both lovers of painting and entomology, especially bees. You don’t have to be an expert in either, but you need to be fascinated by both! This absorbing and enjoyable day will give participants the chance to study British Bees in a way that they have never been able to before. Each student will have...