Watercolour for Sky, Land and Sea

Course Information

Course Code - C1AR031A
Start Date - 16/07/2018
End Date - 16/07/2018
Course Day - Monday
No of Weeks - 1
Time - 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Tutor - Penelope Cowley
Watercolour for Sky, Land and Sea

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  • Band A - £35.00
  • Band B - £35.00

Course Description

Discussion on colour mixing, materials and how best to use them. Practical sessions on colour mixing to create colour charts,multi-tonal graduated washes for Sky, Land and Sea. The sessions will begin with a short demonstrations to follow the techniques step by step.


Throughout the practical the tutor will be on hand to give one-to-one help and advice.  

The aim is to provide skills and techniques in a fun and relaxed atmosphere to give learners the confidence and encouragement to continue to explore and create with watercolours.  We will aim to create 1-2 finished watercolours. 


Sketch pad 2x HB pencils pencil sharpener and putty rubber

Good quality watercolour set and palette ie: Windsor & Newton ie: Cotman £7-£30.

At least 3 brushes small, medium and large, round and flat for watercolour.

Good quality watercolour pad at least 300 gsm.

2 jars, natural sponge and some kitchen towel and masking tape.

Wooden drawing board.

Some boards are provided if you are unable to obtain one.

Venue - Palmerston Adult Centre Barry

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