About the Course
This course is for those who are interested in studying roses in detail using watercolours. Learners will be provided with photos and samples to draw, as well as learning how to study and practice observation skills in pencil. Learners will be encouraged to use a sketchbook to develop their observation techniques.
The tutor will then demonstrate simple watercolour techniques, with advice on colour mixing, and provide one to one support on how to complete a simple botanical watercolour study.
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What's included in the price?
Medium weight white sketchbook suitable for light wash. 2B, HB and 2H pencil. A rubber, pair of dividers or compass. Watercolour paper 140lbs 300gms (hot pressed if possible) although sheets of hot pressed paper will be available to purchase. White china plate or palette and selection of brushes. A selection of watercolour paints - some learners start with Winsor and Newton Cotman Range, but the tutor uses Winsor and Newton Professional paints. Other brands such as Daniel Smith or Sennelier are excellent.
Please bring a packed lunch.
Tea and coffee are provided free of charge but in order to avoid waste we are asking learners to bring their own re-usable coffee cups if possible.
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