The Magic of Watercolour Pencils – 2 Day Workshop

Monday 19 August – Tuesday 20 August 2019
10am – 5pm
Venue: artsmart Studio Thame
Tutor: Jonathan Newey
Cost: £ 149  EarlyBird discount applies

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About the Workshop:
Do you have some watercolour pencils but do not know what to do with them? Then this two day course is an ideal introduction to the varied techniques achievable with the watercolour pencil. Over the two days you will be shown how to use the pencils both wet and dry including how to layer, colour mix and work on coloured paper. Subjects will include landscapes, buildings and still life. Using photos supplied by the tutor you will be shown how to use the pencils to achieve certain textures, colours and effects. Ideal for beginners and students with some knowledge of the medium.
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.
Pencils: A selection or a starter pack of good quality watercolour pencils such as Derwent, Faber Castell. Caran Dache or WH Smith own brand.
Other: 1 x water receptacle (jam jar or plastic container)
Tissues, 2B pencil, eraser, pencil sharpener.

Coloured paper/board will be supplied by the tutor at a cost of £1 per student

About the Tutor: Jonathan Newey