Botanical Art - Watercolour Painting- Summer School | Tonbridge Adult Education Centre

Botanical Art - Watercolour Painting- Summer School at Tonbridge Adult Education Centre

Botanical Art - Watercolour Painting- Summer School at Tonbridge Adult Education Centre

Price: £62.00 Starts: 15/07/2019 Time: 10:00 - 15:30
Tutor: Amber Halsall Ends: 16/07/2019 Location: Tonbridge Adult Education Centre
Level: Mixed Level Day of Week: VAR Duration: 1 weeks

About this course

Learn how to observe and produce beautiful drawings of plants and flowers from the real thing on this short summer school. Observational skills will be developed and you will learn techniques of painting in watercolour to produce your accurate paintings.
The tutor for this course will guide you through:
What to look for to help you when making your drawings
Consider the composition of the image on the paper
Colour matching your palette to your plant or flower
Drawing and the use of line for accuracy
Help with the understanding of plant biology
This is a very considered art that can help you produce drawings to be proud of.

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 to record goals, ideas, processes and progress. You will undertake critical reflection and evaluation and be motivated to develop creative skills and enhance/develop personal skills.

What do I need to bring with me?

A good watercolour paper A3 sized painting sketch book, brushes and watercolour paints. You will also need to bring suitable pencils and a clean de-labeled jar for water.

What can I do next?

A further Botanical Art course

What do I need to join the course

All students are welcome on this course who have an interest in using watercolour and producing accurate observational drawings of plants and flowers.
It is important to note that art courses are practical and require a degree of manual dexterity .

About the Tutor: Amber Halsall

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Getting there

Tonbridge Adult Education Centre
Avebury Avenue
Tonbridge And Malling

If you require any information about this location then please call 03000 41 2222 and quote the Course Code TON/83437/G/LC.
Course Code: TON/83437/G/LC Book Now

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