About the Course
A ten week course that gives the novice painter a the chance to explore the world of watercolour. Each week you will learn a new technique and by the end of the course you will have a comprehensive understanding of how versatile watercolour can be.
Mark, the tutor, will demonstrate throughout and always be on hand. Mark is an experienced tutor of 20 years and has tutored at all levels.
Week One: Introduction and the Colour Circle
Week Two: Primary Colours and Colour Mixing
Week Three: Wash Techniques
Week Four: Wet on Dry
Week Five: Wet on Wet
Week Six: Simple Skys
Week Seven: Drawing for a Watercolour
Week Eight: Composition and Perspective
Week Nine: Simple Still Life
Week Ten: Watercolour Landscape
You can turn any of our courses into a short break by staying in our on site accommodation. When you book a residential package you will get discounted accommodation in our stylish boutique hostel located in the centre of Cirencester in the Cotswolds right next door to New Brewery Arts. Our former 19th Century Cotswold stone brewery barrel store has been beautifully transformed into 21st century accommodation, light and well-appointed with a craftsman’s attention to detail. We offer guest accommodation for up to 43 people over two floors in 14 rooms, with a choice of single, bunk, family and double bedrooms, 12 with en-suite facilities. A ground floor disabled-friendly room is also available. The hostel provides a stylish communal dining and relaxation area, self-catering kitchen, laundry facilities and lockers for your bike. As with all our courses and workshops these are led by experienced tutors and as you will be part of a small group there is plenty of time to focus on you.
If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.
What's included in the price?
All materials included.
This craft course provider has been awarded Gold status for receiving 10 or more 5 star ratings from previous students.
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