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Watercolour - Beginners and Improvers

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Sevenoaks Adult Education Centre, Sevenoaks
Level 2
10:00 - 12:30
11 weeks

This course is currently full and online booking is not possible. Please call 03000 41 22 22* to register your interest. We will contact you directly if we can accommodate you.

Enjoy this watercolour course in Sevenoaks, by the end of students will have a basic knowledge of composition and colour theory, and will be able to use a few watercolour techniques. Traditional and experimental watercolour techniques will be explored, including the combination of watercolour with other media, e.g. pen and ink, charcoal. By working from both direct observation and from photographic references and sketches, you will encounter a variety of interesting and stimulating subject matter - landscape, still life, natural forms, etc. Reference will also be made to the work of other artists as appropriate., By the end of the course you should be able to :-, Demonstrate progression in observation and representational drawing skills , · Use a wide range of tonal values, · Display understanding of colour theory and be able to mix a wide range of colours, · Lay and overlay washes , · Use a range of techniques including wet in wet and wet on dry , Plan a compositiion using one or more sources

Who is the tutor?

About the Tutor: Victoria Wainwright

Victoria Wainwright is a professional Artist and Illustrator specialising in pen and ink and printmaking but with a varied background in illustration techniques and briefs. She regularly undertakes commission work where illustration is a feature, and has illustrated a number of published books. Victoria's main interest is in drawing people, capturing their movement and character.

View all courses taught by Victoria Wainwright here

How will I be taught?

Tutors will use a variety of teaching methods including demonstrations, one to one guidance, group discussions and critiques. You will look at the work of contemporary and historical artists and you will keep a sketchbook/notebook and individual learning plan (ILP) to record goals, ideas, processes and progress.Students will need to understand the potential benefit from the programme of study, read and interpret ideas, communicate responses that are clear, logical and understandable and manage your own time. You will undertake critical reflection and evaluation and be motivated to develop creative skills and enhance/develop personal skills., Through one to one guidance, group critiques and self-assessment

What do I need to bring with me?

If you have any materials/equipment that might be appropriate please bring them with you.If you are a new student and have no materials please wait for your tutor's advice on what to buy. You may need change to buy paper.

What can I do next?

Another art course

What do I need to join the course

Those with little or no experience of using watercolour., Watercolour Beginners is for those with little experience. It is important to note art courses are practical and require a degree of manual dexterity for you to participate fully and get the most out of the course. If you need to bring a carer with you or be accompanied by another person, please ask to speak to the Programme Manager before you enrol.

Getting to your course

Find us

Sevenoaks Adult Education Centre
Hatton House
Bradbourne Road
TN13 3QN

If you require any information about this location then please call 03000 41 22 22* and quote the Course Code SEV/113803/K/PF.