Watercolour - level 1 & 2

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Watercolour - level 1 & 2

Kingston Adult Education
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Description

A course for beginners.  Introduction to a variety of techniques.  Develop the skills required for watercolour painting.  A step-by-step exploration of basic watercolour painting.  Introduction to materials, learn how to use them through various techniques and methods.  Develop your skills whilst acquiring a practical knowledge about colour, the colour wheel, colour-mixing, toning and brush strokes.

Additional costs are incurred for the materials used during the course.

Learner & Entry Requirement: 

Suitable for beginners.

General & First Session: 

If you have any of the following items please bring them but do not purchase them specifically for the course until after the first class. …

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A course for beginners.  Introduction to a variety of techniques.  Develop the skills required for watercolour painting.  A step-by-step exploration of basic watercolour painting.  Introduction to materials, learn how to use them through various techniques and methods.  Develop your skills whilst acquiring a practical knowledge about colour, the colour wheel, colour-mixing, toning and brush strokes.

Additional costs are incurred for the materials used during the course.

Learner & Entry Requirement: 

Suitable for beginners.

General & First Session: 

If you have any of the following items please bring them but do not purchase them specifically for the course until after the first class.  KAE is unable to offer refunds for any materials, equipment or books if the course is subsequently closed.

HB pencil, soft eraser, 2 jam jars and a pad of Bockingford 300gsm (140lb) watercolour paper.  A further list of paints, brushes and any other equipment will be discussed.

Course Aim & Objective: 

To introduce you to a variety of subjects and techniques for watercolour painting; help you to develop the skills required; improve your abilities and build your confidence expressively.  To unlock your visual creativity and develop your personal style.

To enable you to identify a variety of washes, prepare colour wheels and understand the skills required to paint landscapes and flowers.

Assessment: 

No formal assessment, continuous assessment during classes.  Learning assessed with group and one-to-one guidance and discussion; you will be encouraged to practice areas requiring improvement.

On this course you will be develop the following skills and knowledge:

  • Be able to identify suitable equipment and materials relevant to the subject
  • Demonstrate a variety of washes
  • Identify colour relationships, colour theory and mixing colour
  • Develop basic skills for painting landscapes, eg. skies, trees, water reflection, flower painting.
  • Explore composition and understand how it effects the painting
  • Create texture using watercolour techniques.

Sessions will include demonstrations and one to one guidance.

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