Time: 1:30pm – 4:00pm
Venue: ONLINE via Zoom
Tutor: Jonathan Newey
Cost: £130 (6-week Code: 4027JN)
Winter Term 6 weeks Dates are: January 12, 19 & 26, February 9, 16 & 23
Sketching and painting with watercolour
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.
Thursday 12 January
Winter landscape with trees
Thursday 19 January
Winter landscape with mountains
Thursday 26 January
Buildings in winter: pen and wash
Thursday 9 February
Lakeland scene in winter; with masking fluid
Thursday 16 February
Stormy winter sky; white paint and watercolour
Thursday 23 February
Winter landscape on tinted paper
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.
ZOOM participants: Please make sure you have everything out and ready to use at the start of each online session.
The reference photo will be emailed to you before each session.