Workshop | Introduction to Painting in Gouache with Tania Mason Art Est Art School and Gallery

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Workshop | Introduction to Painting in Gouache with Tania Mason

Workshop | Introduction to Painting in Gouache with Tania Mason

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A one-day workshop with Tania Mason to introduce the art of painting with gouache! With its unique blend of opacity and watercolour-like qualities, Gouache offers artists a versatile and expressive medium to explore. Whether you're taking your first steps into the world of painting or seeking to enhance your existing skills, this workshop is designed to provide you with the tools, techniques, and inspiration to create beautiful artworks with confidence.

Learn the fundamental principles of gouache painting, from understanding colour theory and mixing to mastering various application techniques. Our experienced instructors will guide you through step-by-step demonstrations, hands-on exercises, and personalised feedback, ensuring that you not only grasp the technical aspects but also develop your own artistic style.

Image: Illustrations by Tania Mason

What to expect

• An introduction to painting in gouache.
• Opportunities to experiment with different techniques and approaches.

What you will achieve

Students will:

• Learn various ways to create images.
• Develop a series of compositions from quick sketches to a more developed piece.
• Explore and create abstract and botanical subject.
• Discuss and explore ways of creating a final composition.  

Is this course right for me?

This workshop is suitable for beginners through to more advanced students wishing to learn something new, refine your skills, or simply immerse yourself in a day of art

Materials Required

  • Lead Pencil HB/Staedtler preferred.
  • 1 Arches or Canson watercolour paper pad (185gsm Preferred, smooth A3 size)
  • A4 sketchbook
  • Hard Eraser
  • Masking tape
  • Rags/old tea towel
  • Watercolour brush set (a mix of round/pointy and flat brushes)
  • Gouache tube set (Reeves recommended)

About studio classes

Our class sizes are small, ensuring you receive the individual tuition you need. We have a maximum of 12 students per class.

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