Watercolour and Pencil ‘Spring in to Summer’

Saturday 18 May
10am –  5pm
Venue: artsmart Studio Thame
Tutor: Jonathan Newey
Cost: £75 lunch included (please indicate any dietary requirements when booking)

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Celebrate the transition from spring in to summer with this one day painting workshop. Using watercolour paint and watercolour pencil you will be shown how to paint skies, trees and other landscape features with fresh vibrant washes of summer greens and blues and you will also be shown how to add texture with the pencil. Ideal for beginners and students with some knowledge of the medium.

Please bring with you:
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 (a rigger will be useful but not essential).
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, Alizarin Crimson
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.

About the Tutor: Jonathan Newey