Landscapes & Still Life with Watercolour

WEDNESDAY 1:30 – 3:30pm
Dates: 23 January, 30 January, 6 February, 13 February, 20 February
Venue: Beaconsfield
Tutor: Jonathan Newey
Cost: £90.00  (5-week Code: 4019JN)

Landscapes & still life with watercolour

This is a 5 week course that will show you how to paint landscapes and still life with watercolour. Using photographs supplied by the tutor you will be shown techniques such as wet in wet, tinting with flat washes, using masking fluid and white, lifting out and loosening up. Suitable for all abilities.

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Course topics:
Wednesday 23 January – A winter landscape wet in wet
Wednesday 30 January – Still life: Fruit
Wednesday 6 February – Painting figures (loose, no pre-drawing)
Wednesday 13 February – Buildings in a landscape on hand tinted paper
Wednesday 20 February – A window in a wall

Materials list: Basic set of tools and materials needed for each week:
Surface: 1 x A4 or equivalent pad of ‘Not’surface watercolour paper 140lb/300gsm. ‘Not’ refers to the surface texture of the paper and is also known as CP (cold pressed) or Bockingford
Brushes:1 x size 10 or 12 and 1 x size 4 round watercolour brush
Other Equipment: 1 x water receptacle (jam jar or plastic container) Tissues, 2B pencil, eraser, ruler
Paint:Watercolour paint, either tubes or pans. If bringing tubes then you will need 1 white mixing palette or china plate
Recommended colours: Ultramarine Blue, Cadmium Yellow Pale, Burnt Sienna, Raw Sienna, Alizarin Crimson