October 28 (Monday) 10:00 am - December 2 (Monday) 12:00 pm
Coleridge Community College
Radegund Rd, Cambridge CB1 3RJ
length of course
Brief Description: If you have some watercolour experience then this is the course for you. It will be based on the teaching of essential skills. You will be able to transfer
If you have some watercolour experience then this is the course for you. It will be based on the teaching of essential skills. You will be able to transfer these skills to any style of watercolour painting, both traditional and contemporary. You will be able to progress at your own pace.
Method of Payment:
Fees are to be paid on enrolment. Course places cannot be reserved without receipt of payment.
Previous Experience and Knowledge Needed?
A background in watercolour painting.
By the end of the 6 week course you will be able to:
• Paint a variety of subject matter, both from photo references and from life
• Create compositions independently
• Use colour confidently
• Progress with watercolour techniques
Extra costs on the course for example text book, materials or equipment
In the first lesson your tutor will discuss papers, brushes and paints and a ‘materials shopping list’ will be provided for those of you who do not already have your own and who need to purchase some materials. Some materials are available to purchase at the class (e.g. paper).
For the first session you will need to bring:
Pencil – HB or 2B, any of the materials you already have from the list below.
Shopping list to be discussed in the class:
Brushes – two good quality watercolour brushes (round) sizes 6 and 10 (or similar sizes) and a wash brush,
Paints – watercolour paints in tubes or flat pans (the differences will be explained during the first lesson):
Suggested colours – Alizarin Crimson, Cadmium Red; Cadmium Yellow Pale, Ultramarine Blue, Cobalt Blue (useful additional colours will be discussed during the course)
Watercolour paper (Saunders Waterford or Langton or Bockingford, NOT surface, minimum weight 300gsm/140lb) a pad, loose sheets or a block (minimum A4).
White plastic or ceramic palette, scrap paper for testing colours.
On completion of this course, what might your next steps be?
The tutor will advise you. The Learn and Train office is also able to give course information or search for alternative courses for you.
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