5-WEEK BLOCK COURSE
- FRIDAYS starting 23 April to 21 May / 10AM – 12:30PM
Come, join in and enjoy the magic of watercolour painting! A beautiful experience of learning to dance with colour. Watercolours bring a spontaneity that is both fascinating and fun for participants. Experiment with different techniques, learn about colour and experience painting from still life to portrait within a friendly environment.
Week 1. Basic Techniques
- Different methods of using paint.
- How to use your brush.
- Cold press & hot press paper.
Week 2. Colour Theory & Landscape Painting.
- How to use your brush creating different effects.
Week 3. Portrait Painting.
- Blending & layering.
- Watercolour pencils.
Week 4. Still Life Painting.
- Tonal value.
- Painting with precision.
Week5. Botanical Painting.
- Using masking fluid.
- Painting organic shapes and awareness negative space.
This course is designed for beginners (even if you have never painted before), giving you the chance to explore, gain valuable techniques and play to build confidence and outcomes.
You will gain an understanding of materials and paper grades so that you will have the knowledge and ability to continue your watercolour journey long after the end of the course.
What you get:
- The studio will equip you with materials to use on your first lesson
- Additional materials in kit forms will be available from the studio if you need
- Let us know in advance if you would like your own kit and we can prepare one for you
- Support, guidance and expert tuition
- Use of some studio materials within the course
- Fun, friendship and time for you
Tea, coffee and soft drinks available for a $2 gold coin donation
What to bring:
- Your own watercolour materials if you have them
- If you don’t have them, please hang off on purchasing these as your teacher will go through some basic materials you will need as you require them. The studio will equip you with materials to use on your first lesson
- Warmer clothes in winter (we have a wood fireplace – cozy)
- Closed in shoes
- Clothes you don’t mind getting dirty
- Snack and water
- A hop in your step and a brilliant smile!
$210 full price
Suitable for ages 14yrs+
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