Watercolour for Beginners

Join us for an enjoyable and relaxing introduction to watercolours, where we teach you about colour theory and the two key techniques involved with watercolour painting.



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Options Course Code Starts Ends Days From To Standard Fee
60283-01 18/09/23 27/11/23 Monday 14:30 16:30 £100
60283-02 08/01/24 18/03/24 Monday 14:30 16:30 £100
60283-03 13/05/24 24/06/24 Monday 13:00 15:00 £60

What will I study?

During this course, we'll teach you about the two key watercolour - wet into wet and wet into dry. You'll learn how to paint different washes, use brushes to best effects, the importance of using tone in painting, and how to arrange a strong composition. You'll also learn about colour theory and how to mix the most useful colours for watercolour painting.

How will I be assessed?

Continuous informal assessment throughout the sessions, and where appropriate, through the use of Individual Learning Plans, as specified by RARPA

What qualification will I achieve?

There is no qualification for this course, but you'll be awarded a certificate of attendance if you attend 80% or more of the course.

What can I do after completing this course?

Once you have completed this course, you might be interested in our other creative courses in Eastbourne, Hastings, or Lewes.

Are there any extra costs?

There are some extra costs involved with this course as you will need to provide your own materials, such as paints, brushes and paper. Please bring what you have to the first lesson, and our tutor can advise you if other materials are required.