Watercolour 1 Day Wednesday Workshop

Country Cottages with Watercolour

Wednesday 25 April
10am –  5pm (there will be a break for lunch)
Venue: artsmart Studio Thame
Tutor: Jonathan Newey
Cost: £49.50

ABOUT THIS WORKSHOP
Learn how to paint thatched country cottages and their gardens with watercolour on this one day workshop. Using photographs supplied you will be shown how to paint a thatched roof, flowers in the garden and how to mix different colours and shadows. By the end of the day you will have completed at least one watercolour painting. Ideal for beginners and students with some knowledge of the medium.

Please bring with you:
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.
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
Other: 1 x water receptacle (jam jar or plastic container), tissues, 2B pencil, eraser.

Painting Trees with Watercolour

Wednesday 23 May
10am –  5pm (there will be a break for lunch)
Venue: artsmart Studio Thame
Tutor: Jonathan Newey
Cost: £49.50

ABOUT THIS WORKSHOP
This is a one day course that will show you how to paint different trees and trees in the landscape with watercolour paint. Techniques will include different brush marks, colour mixing, shading, texture and how to mix greens. Ideal for beginners and students with some knowledge of the medium.

Please bring with you:
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.
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
Other: 1 x water receptacle (jam jar or plastic container), tissues, 2B pencil, eraser.

Mediterranean Seascapes with Watercolour

Wednesday 6 June
10am –  5pm (there will be a break for lunch)
Venue: artsmart Studio Thame
Tutor: Jonathan Newey
Cost: £49.50

ABOUT THIS WORKSHOP
This is a one day course that will show you how to paint the bright colours of a Mediterranean seascape with watercolour paint. Techniques will include painting trees, skies, light and ripple on sea water, colour mixing, shading and texture. Ideal for beginners and students with some knowledge of the medium.

Please bring with you:
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.
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, Viridian Green
Other: 1 x water receptacle (jam jar or plastic container), tissues, 2B pencil, eraser.

Flowers in the Garden with Watercolour

Wednesday 20 June
10am –  5pm (there will be a break for lunch)
Venue: artsmart Studio Thame
Tutor: Jonathan Newey
Cost: £49.50

ABOUT THIS WORKSHOP
Learn how to paint flowers in the garden with watercolour paint on this one day workshop. Using photographs supplied you will be shown how to mix the colours of a summer garden and how to use white paint, gouache and masking fluid to create a fresh, colourful painting. Techniques will include mixing greens, reserving your white paper, creating texture with different brush marks and using light and dark to create depth. Ideal for beginners and students with some knowledge of the medium.

Please bring with you:
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.
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, Viridian Green
Other: White paint such as Chinese White, Gouache or white ink.
Masking fluid and a size 2 or 4 old brush to apply it with, Red and Yellow Gouache (optional)
1 x water receptacle (jam jar or plastic container).
Tissues, 2B pencil, eraser.

About the Tutor: Jonathan Newey

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