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Watercolour Painting and Drawing for Everyone | Liz O'Reilly

Course overview

Learn to paint with the tricky medium of watercolour in this relaxed and friendly class. Students will be introduced to a range of watercolour painting techniques and also learn fundamental drawing skills such as observing and drawing shape, volume, perspective and tone. This will all help to make you a better watercolour artist.

What to expect

Students will work across a range of subject matter. Beginners with be guided with instruction and demonstrations a build confidence week by week. Students with prior watercolour experience will be encouraged to broaden their skills with new challenges. Explore ways to be expressive and adventurous in your work and learn how to keep watercolours transparent and bright in this short course.

Is this course right for me?

This course is suitable for all levels from beginner to advanced.

Materials

Art materials are not included in the course fee. Students should bring the following materials

  • a box of tissues
  • a roll of paper towell
  • a roll of masking tape and/or bulldog clips
  • at least 2 x clean glass jars
  • Soft lead pencil (eg 2B or 3B), eraser
  • Watercolour paper 300 gsm A3 – you will need at least 20-30 sheets to start and will need to restock as the term progresses. A block of Canson Montval 100 Sheets of A3 300gsm paper is very economical for beginners
  • A pad of A3 catridge paper (Jasart is a good economical brand)
  • at least 2 x clean glass jars
  • Watercolur brushes – 1 large round brush, 1 liner brush, 1 wash brush
  • Watercolour paints. Please only purchase good artist quality paints. Windsor & Newton is a good quality, reasonably priced brand. This is the basic colour you should have in your kit Lemon Yellow, Windsor Yellow Deep (or cadmium yellow), Windsor Red (or cadmium red), Alizarin Crimson, Prussian Blue, French Ultramarine Blue. If you already have watercolour paints bring what you have.
  • 1 x tube of white gouache (Windor and Newtown is a good quality reasonably priced brand)
  • Watercolour pan palette (not a plate)

Maximum of 12 students in all our classes Our class sizes are small, ensuring you receive the individual tuition you need.

Unless otherwise noted, fees for adult classes exclude art materials.Click here to see a list of local art supply retailers.

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$440 $418 Limited inc GST
Watercolour Painting and Drawing for Everyone | Liz O'Reilly

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Term 1 2019 now enrolling | Early Birds who enrol before 21 December 2018 receive a 5% discount
Price excludes materials | Suitable for all levels

Course testimonials:

  • I’ve done a few courses here but the term just completed was the best. Liz is a fantastic teacher who takes you through the basics of watercolour using exercises whilst encouraging those who are more advanced to go further. I’ve already signed up for next term!