Watercolours of Wales - 7 night art residential holiday

Duration: 7 days

Price: £454

Run by: Field Studies Council, Margam

01639 895636

Margam Discovery Centre
Margam Park
Port Talbot
SA13 2UA

Contact course provider

About the Course

Follow in the footsteps of Turner, Cotman and Constable and learn how to capture, in watercolour, the splendour of the Welsh landscape along with its dramatic, fleeting weather conditions. Based at Margam Discovery Centre, and run by the FIeld Studies Council.

Wales became an essential part of the picturesque tour so that the splendour of nature could be captured by the newly developing medium of watercolour. Such exponents as Turner, Cotman and Constable captured the landscape and fleeting weather conditions with an unrivalled skill and sense of vision. By following their basic methods and techniques you will develop your own painting or at least gain insight into future possibilities. If you have never painted before, by the end of the course, you will have an understanding of the medium and you will be able to appreciate the work of others and aspects of nature with a more informed eye. The course is a mixture of the practical and theory so it would be wise to be mindful of the variety of weather conditions we call the British summer.

David Johnson is a graduate of Goldsmiths College with many years’ experience of tutoring courses to different groups.

Please click through above for a detailed course brochure/bookings or get in touch for more details.

If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above or telephone us. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.

What's included in the price?

The fee includes accommodation in your own room and all your meals.

Please enquire about the fees for shared room occupancy as well as non-residential rates (tuition only).

Please click through above for a detailed course brochure with more information about what you should bring.

Review this course


Course Start Dates

Monday 6th August 2018

Browse all UK Watercolour Painting courses

  • Accommodation
  • Child friendly
  • Disabled access
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Suitable for events & groups
  • Teen friendly