Watercolour Painting

Whether you're a beginner or you already have some experience of watercolour painting at home, you'll find that this course starts with the basics and allows you to acquire a range of useful technical painting skills. You will learn how to stretch paper, apply colour washes and use the watercolour paint to bring out the full translucent quality of the medium...

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Description

Whether you're a beginner or you already have some experience of watercolour painting at home, you'll find that this course starts with the basics and allows you to acquire a range of useful technical painting skills. You will learn how to stretch paper, apply colour washes and use the watercolour paint to bring out the full translucent quality of the medium. The tutor will provide plenty of visual examples to stimulate ideas about style, colour and composition. With practice, you'll gain confidence in using your new-found painting techniques and skills at home. You may also choose to move on to other, more advanced courses.

Course Outcomes
You'll leave the course able to stretch paper, apply colour washes and use watercolour paint to bring out the full translucent quality of the medium. With practice, you'll gain confidence in using your newfound painting techniques and skills at home.

Who Should Attend
Ideal for those who've never painted in watercolour before or who already have some experience of painting at home. Afterwards, you may choose to move on to a more advanced course.

Course Level
Beginner





Tutor information

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Materials

Please bring the following materials with you on the first day:?

  • Watercolour paints; if possible colours to include: Alizarin Crimson, Cadmium Red, Cadmium Yellow, Lemon Yellow, Ultramarine and Cerulean Blue

  • Small jam jars or tins for mixing

  • A selection of brushes, sizes, 2, 4, 6 (synthetic fibre brushes are suitable and are cheaper than animal hair)

  • A ½” household paintbrush

  • A palette

  • Soft drawing pencils, 2B, 4B or 6B

  • An eraser

  • Tissues/paper towels for spillages

Please note that most materials needed for the short courses are available at the Chelsea College of Arts' Art Shop. Please contact the Art Shop directly for opening hours and availability.




Details for booking

DateDay of WeekTimeDurationCostStatusLocationAction
21/08/2017 - 24/08/2017Monday - Thursday10:00 - 16:004 Days£545Available Atterbury St - SW1P Add to Basket
09/04/2018 - 12/04/2018Monday - Thursday10:00 - 16:004 Days£545Available Atterbury St - SW1P Add to Basket
16/07/2018 - 19/07/2018Monday - Thursday10:00 - 16:004 Days£545Available Atterbury St - SW1P Add to Basket
20/08/2018 - 23/08/2018Monday - Thursday10:00 - 16:004 Days£545Available Atterbury St - SW1P Add to Basket