Watercolour Painting

Date: Wednesday

Time: 1:30pm – 4:00pm
Venue: Beaconsfield
Tutor: Jonathan Newey
Cost: £300 – 11 weeks (Code: 4019JN)

Spring Term 2024, 11 weeks are: April 10, 17  May 1, 8, 15, 22, 29  June 12, 19, 26  July 3

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Landscapes and still life with watercolour.
On this course you will be shown how to sketch and paint landscapes and still life subjects 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, colour mixing, different brush marks and using pen and wash to paint landscapes from around the world and in different seasons, plus a couple of still life subjects such as fruit and nuts. Each painting will be demonstrated, step by step, by the tutor. No previous experience necessary. Suitable for all abilities.

Wednesday 10 April
Reflections in water

17 April
River scene in pen & wash

24 April

1 & 8 May
Woodpecker with watercolour & coloured pencils

15 May
Rainy street scene

22 May
Flowers in a meadow with watercolour and white

29 May
An old window

5 June

12 & 19 June
Tangerines with watercolour & gouache

26 June
Stormy sky in the style of Roland Hilder

3 July
Strawberries on smooth (hot pressed) paper (supplied)

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, Cobalt Blue (optional), Cadmium Yellow Pale, Burnt Sienna, Raw Sienna, Alizarin Crimson, Cadmium Red, White paint such as Gouache, Chinese White or White Ink
A waterproof, black sketching pen size 02, 03, 04 or 05
1 x water receptacle (jam jar or plastic container)
Tissues, 2B pencil, eraser

About the Tutor: Jonathan Newey