Introduction to Watercolour

Course Length 5 weeks
Study Type Part time
Start Dates 10 Jun 2024
Course Code 78675-01
A collage of watercolour flowers

Course overview

Do you want to unleash your inner artist? Our Watercolour course lets you realise your creative potential and to improve your confidence in painting. This course will enable you to learn a variety of watercolour painting techniques.

During this 5-week course, you will explore botanical imagery as an inspiration to assist the tutor in guiding you step by step, to produce beautiful art for your home. The workshop is aimed at beginners and up to those that are more confident in painting.

You will explore various techniques and taught with confidence, how to interpret what you see, through the brush. You will also be introduced to basic colour mixing techniques, to use this within your work. As well as other watercolour techniques, you will also learn about compositions for your final art piece. This is a lovely mindful class, and you will enjoy the tutor’s enthusiasm and feel encouraged as you learn.

The course will run for 5-weeks on a Tuesday afternoon or evening, at the college.

  • Entry Requirements
    Whilst there are no formal entry requirements for this course, if further information is required before you start, we are here for an informal chat to make sure the course is right for you. All the paper, brushes and paint are provided and are included in the price. Just bring an apron or wear an old shirt to protect your clothes. £200 as a course fee to cover tutor fees and materials.
  • Benefits/Skills

    A greater knowledge and understanding of Watercolour techniques:

    • Practical skills required in the world of watercolour painting.
    • Basic colour mixing techniques.
    • You will leave with your own body of work.

    In this mindful class, you will learn the skills for a creative outlet and will produce a mini portfolio of work. There are no formal assessments and no entry requirements. Not only will the course provide a creative outlet but will give you confidence in exploring this medium.

  • Who is this course for?
    The course is for complete beginners and those that want to improve their watercolour skills. ideal for anyone with a passion for painting and who want to explore this further.
  • Units/Modules
    Our course includes hands-on practical demonstrations by our tutor. Individual and group work will take place in our fantastic studio space.

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