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.

What’s included?
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.

Booking Terms and Conditions
Completing your booking with Milton Keynes Arts Centre signifies your agreement to the below terms of Refunds and Cancellation. All profits support our annual programme of exhibitions, events and charitable outreach projects.

Bookings are non-refundable and only transferable at the discretion of Milton Keynes Arts Centre. Any workshops that you are unable to attend cannot be refunded and cannot be reallocated.

Courses may be rescheduled/cancelled by Milton Keynes Arts Centre if the minimum number of required students is not met. Notification of a possible reschedule/cancellation will be sent to students three-working days before the first workshop of the term, in this instance only will refunds be issued in full if a course is rescheduled/cancelled.
Photographs and/or video will be taken during this course
As a registered charity, it can sometimes be necessary to share photos and videos of our community outreach in printed matter, social media, press releases and funding applications. By taking part in this event you grant Milton Keynes Arts Centre full rights to use the images resulting from the photography/video filming to help achieve our charitable aims.

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