Course Provider: Old Bank Studios
Contact Name: Beverley Caleno
Telephone: 01255 242930
19 Kings Quay Street
Course Length: 10am-4.30pm
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One day watercolour painting class at Old Bank Studios.
This workshop is part of our Watercolour Wednesdays Special Offer – Book All Six and GET ONE FREE.
With Lavinia learn how to use watercolour in combination with line drawings in pen. Not only is this method useful for adding life to line drawings or for making colour notes, but can make for really interesting and striking images in their own right.
The Workshop will begin with a demonstration of this most convenient and portable method of working. You will then attempt your own sketches and paintings from life as well as from your own reference material (holiday snaps are good). This day will provide you with plenty of useful hints for working outside, choosing subjects and working at speed.
This day is aimed at beginners and improvers, but even the more experienced will have something to gain from working with a very accomplished artist.
Old Bank Studios offers a wide range of art, craft and textile courses and work-shops. Based in a glorious Edwardian banking hall, our fully equipped studios provide ideal spaces where students can work in a relaxed, ambient atmosphere. Located in the heart of Old Harwich, we are just a few yards from the Electric Palace Cinema.
Harwich Town Railway Station is less than a five minute walk away, with hourly trains to Manningtree, where there are mainline connections to Colchester, Chelmsford, London, Ipswich and Norwich. If you are coming by car, there is normally plenty of on road parking, otherwise there is a public car park a one minute walk away. It is always possible to drop off right at our front doors.
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What's included in the price?
The course price includes refreshments. Pallets, water pots, boards and easels will be available for your use and a range of good quality watercolour paper, student quality watercolour tubes and other items will be available to purchase on the day at reasonable prices.
What you will need to bring:
- Packed Lunch
- Paper good quality heavy cartridge e.g. Daler Rowney 200 (pink covered pad or black hardback sketch book). Choose a size convenient to take out and about. Avoid spiral bound.
- Pens fine line that contain waterproof ink such as Profipen, Unipin Faber Castell drawing pens. Size .3 and .5 are good basics; smaller and larger are also useful. Avoid spirit based pens.
- Paint - a box of watercolour 1/2 pan blocks is easy to use.
- Brushes short handled, round, nylon/mix (not bristle) sizes 4,6, or 8 for example.
- Pencil and rubber
- A few photographs or magazine pictures to work from.
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