Engaging in visual arts facilitates the stimulation of the mind and nurtures it to improve its abilities of thinking, feeling and willing. Art is a form of therapy for students of all ages; not only does it relax the mind but almost creates that sense of joy experienced after a relaxing walk in nature. A little encouragement and some practise can unleash the artist inside us all!
Students learn the various watercolour painting techniques and to draw with measurement. They explore watercolour transparency, tonal values, washes and various watercolour painting techniques. Classes are small and structured where one on one advice is given for each pupil. Step by step instructions provided and demonstrations given for various watercolour techniques. Students practice and learn through painting exercises with still life, observing particular objects and theme/topic based imaginative compositions.
The course comprises of 6 lessons and costs £180, fee excludes materials. Materials needed are: a box of watercolour paints (Preferably Winsor & Newton Cotman range), watercolour brushes (number 6 & 8, 2, 0), and watercolour paper. Ladies only classes available.
It's never too late to paint!
Join the lessons with a friend to double to joy of watercolour art!