Course Provider: Nottingham Trent University
Contact Name: Linsey Richards
Telephone: 0115 848 2813
Course Length: Five days
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This course is ideal for those people new to watercolour or those with some experience.
Whilst ostensibly a practical course the subject is underpinned by theory and art historical references. The course introduction will include a brief overview of the tradition of watercolour. However, the focus will soon shift to contemporary uses of watercolour and artists using this medium will be explored and researched.
On this course you will:
cover the basic tenets and processes of watercolour; wet-into-wet, wet-into-dry and washes
undertake colour mixing exercises and apply paint through traditional methods using brushes, before moving on to more inventive mark-making with splattering and stippling
be encouraged to assemble images and identify your own potential subject matter
be asked to look closely and respond to your own environment and cultural experience when undertaking a project.
What will you gain?
By the end of the course you will have created a portfolio of new, innovative work.
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Please note that if you have a CraftCourses gift voucher you would like to use as full or part payment of this course fee, the booking will need to be made via telephone (number above). If you have mobility issues, please let us know in advance so that we can be sure to accommodate your needs.
What's included in the price?
One week of quality tuition with an experienced tutor, Monday to Friday from 10 am - 4 pm. Maximum class size: 14.
Modern accommodation is available a short walk from our studios and is available to those booked on to a summer school course for an additional fee. Accommodation can be booked online via the link above.
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