ABOUT THIS COURSE
Small is beautiful – watercolour
This 11 week course will show you how to paint small paintings with watercolour paint. Subjects will include landscapes, still life, flowers and birds. Using photographs supplied by the tutor you will be shown techniques such as wet in wet, pen and wash, flat washes, using white paint, colour mixing and sketching. Suitable for all abilities.
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 or Chinese White
Pens: 1 x black waterproof pigment ink pen size 02, 03 or 04
1 x water receptacle (jam jar or plastic container)
Tissues, 2B pencil, eraser, masking tape
About the Tutor: Jonathan Newey