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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.

Yorkshire - Next course on 10th September 2018
Enjoy an art holiday in stunning landscapes at Malham Tarn, run by the Field Studies Council. Spend a fabulous time immersed in the spectacular scenery of the Yorkshire Dales, visiting a variety of local places of interest and painting your response to the landscape in watercolour. Learn easy specific techniques to bring vitality and strength to your painting and be inspired as you watch your art progress. We will sketch and paint outdoors, weather permitting,...
Port Talbot - Next course on 20th July 2018
Enjoy a full week of watercolour painting in the stunning landscapes around Margam Discovery Centre, run by the Field Studies Council. A perfect art holiday, including all meals and accommodation. This course, aimed at beginners and improvers, is designed to help you create loose, lively paintings in watercolour. The course will include painting on location in watercolour. Being lightweight and portable it is the ideal medium for working outdoors and is capable of capturing the...
A stunning workshop space available for hire. Full catering offered . Wood burner in the winter. All tables and chairs supplied. Full use of garden. Lots of natural light and fantastic comfortable surroundings. Free Wifi, ample parking
Devon - Next course on 20th July 2018
This popular 3 day watercolour course is for anyone who has attended a beginners course, or painted with watercolours before, and wants new inspiration to make more progress. There will be plenty of demonstrations to show you how the unique and illusive properties of watercolour can be achieved by freshening up your techniques. You can expect to go away with lots of new ideas on how to apply watercolour simply and effectively. Professional watercolour artists...
Port Talbot - Next course on 26th October 2018
The perfect art break for animal lovers! Spend three glorious days painting with watercolours at Margam Discovery Centre, run by the FIeld Studies Council. Learn how to capture the character of animals in watercolour. Create lively portraits of domestic and wild creatures. Reference photos will be available but bring your own too, if you have a favourite. David Webb is a professional artist and author of several books. He runs courses and workshops throughout the...
A day long introductory course in Botanical Illustration with Marion Wilson SBA from Cockermouth. As a SBA distance learning artist Marion has exhibited several of her pieces in the Westminster Hall SBA Spring show over recent years. Previous experience of painting with watercolours is recommended. You will learn all about painting botanical subjects. Choosing paper, how to mix paints and use various brushes, sketching out in pencil first , where to start, painting white spaces,...
Shropshire - Next course on 13th July 2018
Use the medium of drawing and watercolour to celebrate summer by making a study of the flowers found in a Shropshire meadow. This course will lead you through basic watercolour techniques with short demonstrations in brush handling, colour mixing exercises to help you find the delicate hues of our wild flora and guidance on composition. Each day will be structured to allow plenty time for developing your own response to the subject with individual help...
Suffolk - Next course on 9th November 2018
Weekend painting course at Flatford Mill, a historic venue for artists, once owned by the Constable family. This studio-based flower painting course, equally suitable for beginners and those with some experience, is an opportunity to create paintings or designs based on the autumn colours of late flowers, leaves and fruits. The use of pencil, pen and ink, watercolour and gouache will be discussed and there will be plenty of individual tuition to help you develop...
Suffolk - Next course on 23rd March 2018
Spend a long weekend at historic Flatford Mill, painting with artist Jennifer Andrews. This studio-based flower painting course is designed to help you capture the beauty of spring flowers, using pencil and various pens combined with watercolours on a variety of paper surfaces. The course starts with free work, moving on to a more controlled approach. There will be painting demonstrations and discussions throughout the course including how best to use a sketchbook. Beginners and...
Shropshire - Next course on 23rd July 2018
Enjoy a dynamic 5 day art holiday at Preston Montford, run by the Field Studies Council. On this exciting painting course using the medium of your choice, watercolour, gouache, acrylic, line and wash, pastel, oil or mixed-media. Discover how to connect with the landscape and through a selection process paint in an expressive manner bringing variety and interest to your work. Whatever your painting style, realistic, expressionistic or abstract, acquire tips for how to simplify...