Drawing and Watercolour with Wet and Dry Media

Course Information

Course Code - V4AR169D
Start Date - 27/09/2021
End Date - 06/12/2021
Course Day - Monday
No of Weeks - 10
Time - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Tutor - Penelope Cowley
Drawing and Watercolour with Wet and Dry Media
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  • £95.00

Course Description

Drawing and Watercolour with Wet and Dry Media

Call Vale Courses 01446 773831 to book your place.

This course will take place online via Zoom.


The course focus is drawing and watercolour either in combination with wet and dry media. It is suitable for all levels of ability with gradual and complete instructions every step of the way for each project.


The course will cover practices combining; watercolour, charcoal, watercolour pencils, dry pastels, pen and inks and/or white gouache.


The course will begin with Watercolour Techniques plus Charcoal. As the course progresses additional media will be introduced so art materials can be built up over time. You will be sent regular information via email for the media and theme, with advice on where to purchase additional materials prior to each project.  Each project will begin with a drawing and exploring techniques to prepare you for creating the artwork for each project.


The Online Zoom Classes begin with ‘greeting and introductions’ followed by a short pre-made demonstration video for the session. The Zoom session will then continue with step-by-step instructions, to be followed by you. There will be time to create and reflect on your progress, with the tutor and each other. A short break will take place halfway through for 10’.

Zoom sessions will be recorded for you to revisit with a private link to YouTube for everyone who attends the session. You will be given the option to turn off your video prior to recording if you do not wish to be recorded.


Demonstration videos are made to accompany the Zoom sessions and are available as a permanent resource from the tutor’s YouTube channel and Website pages. By joining the group you agree to- Not sharing Zoom Details or Youtube links of the recorded sessions to anyone. Be polite and kind to others and Yourself.


Equipment list:

Hairdryer or heat tool

Sketch pad

2x HB pencils, pencil sharpener, charcoal and putty rubber

At least 5 brushes small, medium and large, round and flat for watercolours

2 jars, kitchen towel and masking tape

Drawing Board

An easel (optional)

A set of Watercolours pans or tubes i.e: Reeves Tubes or Winsor & Newton of popular makes.  Watercolour pad 300 gsm

Paint Palettes

As course progresses: White Gouache

Dip Pen

Indian Ink

Quink Ink

Dry Pastels

Watercolour Pencils

Colour Pencils


Recommended colours:

Basic Watercolours - Cadmium Red, Alizarine Crimson, Cadmium Yellow, Sap Green, Burnt Sienna, French Ultramarine

Venue - Zoom Online

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