Watercolour Painting

Date: Wednesday
Time: 1:30pm – 4:00pm
Venue: Reading Rooms
Tutor: Jonathan Newey
Cost: £145 – 6 weeks (Code: 4019JN)

Winter Term 6 weeks Dates are: January 11, 18 & 25, February 1, 8 & 15

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On this course you will be shown how to sketch and paint winter landscapes with the versatile medium of watercolour. Using photographs supplied by the tutor you will be shown techniques such as wet in wet, wet on dry, lifting and blotting, pen and wash, colour mixing, different brush marks, and using masking fluid. Each painting will be demonstrated, step by step, by the tutor. No previous experience necessary. Suitable for all abilities. .

Wednesday  11 January
Winter landscape with trees 

Wednesday  18 January
Winter landscape with mountains 

Wednesday 25 January
Buildings in winter: pen and wash

Wednesday  1 February
Lakeland scene in winter; with masking fluid 

Wednesday  8 February
Stormy winter sky; white paint and watercolour 

Wednesday 15 February
Winter landscape on tinted paper 

Materials List:
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, White paint such as Gouache, Chinese White or White Ink
A black waterproof ink pen size 02, 03, 04 or 05
Masking fluid and brush to apply it with
A selection of coloured pencils (crayons)
1 x water receptacle (jam jar or plastic container)
Tissues, 2B pencil, eraser

About the Tutor: Jonathan Newey