What is it like to study this course and how will I be assessed?
You will work at your own pace developing skills in observational and expressive art techniques, from still life to landscape studies. Suitable for beginners or more experienced students.
Learning takes place through tutor explanations, one to one tutorial dialogue and practical demonstrations, as well learning from other class members.
There are further dates throughout the year, contact us for information or check the website from September 2019.
Please note, this course is also held at Matthews Hall, Topsham on Thursdays - click here for information
Demonstrations, instruction and advice will be a central part of the sessions, which will include the following topics: Observational drawing
• Expressive mark-making in dry and wet media
• Colour theory and mixing
• Watercolour masking
• Wet to wet washes
• Examples of relevant artists
Subjects for study may vary, but will include:
• Landscape from reference photos or from life
• Still life
• Figure studies
In addition, the course will cover technical aspects of watercolour, such as:
• Specialist papers
• Paper stretching