Watercolour Painting with Artist Sheila Chapman

Bass Rock


Always wanted to learn watercolour painting? Now is your chance! This 4 week course is suitable for beginners, or those wishing to brush up their skills.

We will cover all the basic techniques plus experiment with tools and materials for achieving more expressive details and different styles. We will work from natural objects in the studio as well as landscape photo references.

Come along and have fun making art with other people!

The course will cover:-

Introduction to Watercolour - we will work on watercolour techniques such as applying a wash; mixing colour; splatter and spray techniques; line and wash

Expressive Watercolour Landscapes - step by step guidance on working loosely to achieve fresh, expressive landscape paintings

Working on a coloured ground - we will use grey paper, and watercolour with white gouache, to achieve an illustrative look

Mixed Media Techniques - mixed media approaches using watercolour, ink pen and paper collage, to create a more contemporary feel

Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 4 weeks before the course starts. Start dates may be amended on request.

What's included in the price?

All materials and refreshments (subject to Covid restrictions)


Ashley House
1F Ashley Terrace
EH11 1RF

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Intermediate level
  • Limited mobility
  • Public transport
  • Seniors
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Teenagers

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