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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.

£11
North Yorkshire - Next course on 20th February 2019
Open Art Sessions... are open to all abilities and all mediums (with the exception of oils) and run each week except over Christmas/New Year and 2 weeks in summer. All artists work on what they find inspiring with guidance given by Kate. Places are limited to 8 maximum to ensure the group remains small enough to be friendly and ensure everyone has plenty of support. Experimentation is encouraged for the brave but not required! Most...
£60
Cambridgeshire - Next course on 1st March 2019
One day watercolour painting workshop in Cambridge with Janet Edwards Discover Janet’s clever methods for creating dynamic, exquisite flower arrangements in watercolour. You will start the course by sketching from real flowers then learn how to create beautiful compositions and finally bring them to life using watercolour paints. Though the process can seem daunting, Janet will build your confidence and help you find your freedom and inner artist within. Get in touch for bookings or...
£8.5
Staffordshire
Come and enjoy happy mornings in the company of artists, from beginners to those who would like to get back into something artistic. The art classes are led by Louise Adams, an artist and designer who will give individual tuition and support. The classes are based between Rocester and Hollington in beautiful Staffordshire. Louise will bring flowers and other interesting items to paint, show you some of her ideas and techniques and most of all,...
£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...
£200
Dorset - Next course on 11th October 2019
On this two day botanical art course you will be introduced to the techniques and processes used to create accurate plant portraits using a variety of media. Starting with simple line drawing you will be encouraged to focus in on the form and detail of autumnal subjects such as seed heads, fir cones and fruit. You will be guided through how to depict these subjects in black and white on the first day (pencil, pen...
£150
Cumbria - Next course on 3rd April 2019
Join talented illuminator, Sarah Lace, for a two day workshop in the historic craft of Illuminated Lettering. This workshop offers the opportunity to learn something of the history and origins about these art forms as we examine a range of styles from 6th Century Celtic through to the modern day; showing their development through time. Sarah will help with the design of your piece including simple techniques of constructing Celtic knotwork and spirals, decoration using...
£405
Suffolk - Next course on 24th May 2019
Taking inspiration from the historical setting of Flatford Mill, tutor Carole Massey will show you how to translate these delightful surroundings into sketches and pen & wash studies. The course will cover buildings and perspective, elements of the landscape, as well as figures - all the skills needed to fill your sketchbook. We will be using both waterproof and water soluble pens with watercolours and/or water soluble pencils and working outdoors, weather permitting. Carole Massey...
£35
London - Next course on 12th May 2019
Absolutely no experience necessary, this one-day introduction to watercolour landscape will start in the classroom learning about colour mixing, tone, how to introduce life into your work, layering your paint working from light to dark. Later in the day you will be outdoors painting trees, water and structures in the grounds of FSC Epping Forest. Linda’s teaching is not 'step-by-step' thus allowing her to tutor a group of mixed abilities; she will demonstrate a technique...
£198
London - Next course on 1st May 2019
A practical introduction to abstract art, suitable for beginners and more experienced artists. Term 1: Techniques and ideas; Term 2: Abstraction and the human figure; Term 3: |nspired by nature, landscape and language. Who is this course for A practical introduction to abstract art for beginners and more experienced artists, interested in the diverse range of styles and techniques abstract drawing and painting has to offer. This course is structured so that each term delves...
£270
Suffolk - Next course on 8th November 2019
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...