Wokingham, RG40 1UE
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A course suitable for those with a wide range of ability and experience who wish to specialise in this delicate medium. Drawing as well as watercolour painting will be an essential component of the course.
A course suitable for those with a wide range of ability and experience who wish to specialise in this delicate medium. You’ll be introduced to the work of a variety of artists to inspire you to experiment and explore various techniques!
Drawing as well as watercolour painting will be an essential component of the course.
Each term will focus on a different skill / topic so students can enrol throughout the year.
You will be guided and supported through demonstrations and instructions by an experienced tutor.
Activate Learning offer a range of learning for leisure Watercolour courses and workshops that take place throughout the year. Search our courses or get in touch for more details!
What I'll learn
You will learn:
- Basic drawing skills; measurement and proportions.
- Building up washes; flat and graded washes.
- Wet on wet techniques; softening edges.
- Watercolour techniques associated with specific subjects such as skies, trees, still life, backgrounds.
- Discussion and appreciation of work to encourage improvement.
How I'll learn
Teaching methods include:
- Formal instruction
- Individual tuition
- Practical demonstration
- Practical experience
Furthermore, you will get the opportunity to develop your skills according to your own specific needs.
Basic materials will be provided, but students will need to purchase watercolour paper, paints and brushes as advised by the tutor on the first lesson.
You will need some basic drawing and painting skills, but all skills can be taught and developed!
Just bring your enthusiasm for the subject!
How to Apply
You can register for this course online. Click on ENROL NOW and follow the steps below:
- Register your contact details online and verify your account
- Go to your desired course page and click again on ENROL NOW. Follow the link to pay for your course
Course places are limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. We would encourage you to enrol on your chosen course as soon as possible. If you prefer to enrol in person please visit us at one of our college Advice Centres or enrol over the phone via 0800 612 6008.
This course will be run subject to demand. If you wish to enrol within one week of the start date, please call us on 0800 612 6008 first to check the course is running.