Biro and Watercolour Pencils at New Brewery Arts - Cotswolds Gloucestershire
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About the Course
You will be creating textures and grooves on paper using ordinary biro as a base for layers of colour using watercolour pencils. You will learn how to use water brushes with watercolour pencil and what it means to build up layers of darker and more detailed line and form.
A key aspect of this workshop is learning how to apply the right amount of pressure on the paper with pen and pencil to create softer or stronger effects in terms of tone and colour. This will help you understand the different ways one can enhance and improve sketches into completed paintings or larger scale drawings.
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 or telephone us. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.
What's included in the price?
What you will need: All materials included You will have access to tea, coffee and biscuits in the studio and a £5 voucher to spend in our cafe is included
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Course Start Dates
Course dates are flexible; please get in touch for the next available date.
- Accessible by public transport
- Disabled access
- Suitable for beginners
- Suitable for events & groups
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