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Botanical Watercolour 'Autumn Glory' At St Ives Adult Learning and Skills

Botanical Watercolour 'Autumn Glory' At St Ives Adult Learning and Skills

High Leys
St. Ives
PE27 6RR

Course Length: 1 day (6 hours)

Price: £45

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Course Start Dates
Saturday 14th October 2017


Some experience of sketching and painting plants and flowers using watercolours is needed to attend this workshop. You will be provided with plant samples to draw as well as learning how to study and practice observation skills in pencil. You will be encouraged to use a sketchbook to develop your observation techniques. Your 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.
By the end of the course you will have increased your confidence and ability in drawing through plenty of hands on experience; you will also have improved their watercolour techniques.

What's included in the price?

As this workshop is not suitable for complete beginners, it is assumed learners will already have some art materials. Costs could be up to £40 depending on quality of paints and materials used.
Please bring with you a 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. A selection of watercolour paints. White china plate or palette and selection of brushes. Please bring a packed lunch (free tea and coffee provided).

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