Introduction to Watercolour
Monday 8 July
Gift vouchers available.
Please read our Booking Terms and Conditions below carefully before booking.
Who is this class suitable for?
Suitable for complete beginners.
What will be covered in the class?
Perfect for beginners to learn basics of watercolour through practical activities, painting and tutor instructed exercises.
Painting from life, using photographs to experiment with colour mixing and layering and a variety of brush techniques. As well as learning about watercolour techniques such as wax resist, cling film, rubbing alcohol and a chance to use Chinese paint brushes.
Graduates of this class will receive 10% off their next Drawing & Painting Course.
Easels will be provided. Basic pencils and stationery will also be to hand. Students should also bring a drawing pad, A3 or A4 watercolour pad (300gsm or heavier), watercolour brushes and paint brushes, watercolour paints, masking tape. You may also wish to bring your own table easel or board to ensure work dries evenly. If you do not have a large watercolour brush you can substitute it with a large painting and decorating brush.
Please bring a selection (3) red, yellow and orange fruits and vegetables all three colours can be on fruit and vegetables i.e. apple/peach etc needed for 2nd practical activity
Snacks and hot drinks are available from our café but students are advised to bring a packed lunch.
Julia Roach is an established visual artist and facilitator whose practice is primarily focused on experimenting with mixed media, graphite and inks. Julia’s work often features collected and found objects. Drawing is intrinsic part of her creative process and my approach is predominantly figurative incorporating colour and exploring a variety of mark making approaches. Julia holds a BA in Painting from Cantebury College of Art and an MFA from Newcastle University.