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Watercolour weekend for beginners

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Duration: 2 days 10am – 4pm

Price: £160

Book with: George Boyter
at KIlmany Ltd

The Old School Hall
Sydenham, near Chinnor
Thame, Oxon
Oxfordshire
OX39 4NB

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About the Course

The course explains the foundations of watercolour technique and reveals the magical effects you can exploit.

Day One is devoted to understanding the medium and learning basic technique.
We’ll look at the materials and equipment needed to ensure best results. We’ll discuss our palette of colours. We’ll identify the key elements for a compelling composition. We’ll go through the 4 key stages that create a successful watercolour, and explain the importance of colour mixing and tonal values. Your tutor will complete a demonstration incorporating all these points

Day Two is devoted to putting everything from Day One into practice with tutor’s guidance.

What students will end up producing/develop/outcome:
Students will produce a minimum of 2 complete paintings.
Number of students max 10

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What's included in the price?

Professional quality watercolour paints, 300gsm paper and brushes are supplied. No other course does this.
Students are welcome and encouraged to bring any materials and equipment they already use for assessment.
Tea, coffee and biscuits are supplied.
Lunch is not included but there is an excellent pub, The Crown, next door.


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Course Start Dates

Course dates are flexible; please get in touch for the next available date.


  • Suitable for beginners
  • Weekends