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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.

Suffolk - Next course on 10th August 2018
3 day residential art course, based at Flatford Mill, a historic property which features in many Constable paintings. Run by the Field Studies Council. This course is for those who enjoy walking and wish to record their impressions of the landscape. The skill of the quick sketch is an art form of its own. This course is designed to develop your skills in producing quick sketches on location, increasing your confidence and enjoyment and absorbing...
Suffolk - Next course on 7th September 2018
This weekend art course is designed for all painters who would like to learn how to use water-soluble pencils to their full potential. Through simple step-by-step demonstrations you will be shown a wide variety of techniques for painting buildings, landscapes and still life as well as refreshing some essential drawing skills and concepts. It will be suitable for all abilities. Carole Massey is a popular and versatile tutor who is in her 15th year as...
Learn to draw and paint in watercolour with trained illustrator/artist Rachel in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. No experience required, suitable for beginners, those who've painted before, and for small groups, parties or individuals. Rachel teaches in a fully equipped garden art room, with plenty of inspiring objects and ideas to choose from.
Suffolk - Next course on 1st June 2018
This weekend course is for complete beginners who have always wanted to 'have a go', but have never had the courage! There will be carefully structured drawing and painting exercises, introducing the qualities of the materials and showing how to draw outlines, mix and lay colour washes and use tone to give your paintings depth. There will be plenty of time to practise the techniques and develop your skills, giving you confidence to share the...
Spend ten weeks in the cotswolds building up your confidence in this course designed for beginners to explore the wonderful medium of watercolour. From choosing materials and stretching paper to colour mixing and techniques for applying paint. Simple painting tasks and exercises will build your knowledge and skills. The course will be run by Lorraine Green. Lorraine teaches watercolour painting and drawing to groups or on a one-to-one basis. After teaching the basic principles and...
Suffolk - Next course on 13th August 2018
4 day residential art workshop, run by the Field Studies Council. This sketching and painting course is specially designed for anyone who would like to learn how to use a sketchbook and watercolours to record memories of special places they visit in the UK, to create reference material which can be worked up into larger paintings at a later date. We will be using a variety of drawing and sketching media, as well as watercolour...
My name is Peter Massey and I run regular weekly 1/2 day courses in painting our wonderful landscape and its ever changing light. Courses range from beginners to improvers. The classes are relaxed and fun and weather permitting outside in the historic town of Hitchin.
Suffolk - Next course on 29th May 2018
Learn how to draw and paint watercolours of the wonderful aged, beamed and bricked buildings at Flatford Mill. From the famous crooked, Willy Lott’s cottage, to the medieval, beamed, Valley Farm and lastly the aged bricked Mill itself. Lessons include - how to draw buildings with character and perspective. How to paint them in watercolour -including choosing colours, painting bricks, beams, twinkling windows, roof tiles, chimneys and shadows. Teresa Norfolk is a professional greetings card...
Cardiganshire - Next course on 28th February 2018
This full day is packed with lots of demonstrations and one to one tuition. Robert will show you the many techniques used in watercolour and you will paint alongside him following step by step intructions. No matter your level, whether just starting or looking to improve on your current skills this will be a great day of watercolour painting!
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 20th August 2018
This course is ideal for those people new to watercolour or those with some experience. Whilst ostensibly a practical course the subject is underpinned by theory and art historical references. The course introduction will include a brief overview of the tradition of watercolour. However, the focus will soon shift to contemporary uses of watercolour and artists using this medium will be explored and researched. On this course you will: cover the basic tenets and processes...