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Watercolour Painting Course - All levels, Neil Pittaway


Want to learn how to use watercolour and or build on existing painting watercolour skills taught by Neil Pittaway an expert watercolour artist and Member of the Royal Watercolour Society then this course is for you.

Who are the courses for? If you want to learn about painting in watercolour or improve your skills then these are the courses for you.

No previous knowledge is required. Just an interest in learning about the various techniques of painting with watercolours. Absolute beginners to those who have done watercolour painting before but want to improve their skills are welcome. What are the courses about?

The courses will immerse you in the wonderful medium of watercolour painting, including techniques such as colour mixing, wash, layering of colour and brush handling using in variety of different contexts. You will be taught a variety of different watercolours skills and techniques from the conventional to the more experimental, from observation and your imagination in arrange of different contexts.

What materials will I need to bring? Set of watercolour paints, watercolour brushes (including a wash brush), masking tape, watercolour paper (Pad A2 to A1), water container, kitchen roll and basic drawing equipment.

Spring Term 2020 Course Dates

(1) 6 weeks from 7th Jan to 11th Feb 2020 (2) 6 weeks from 25th Feb to 31st March 2020 Both courses every Tuesday 10am to 12 noon. For more information 

Venue: West Bretton Village Hall, 24 Bretton Lane, Wakefield, WF4 4LB,To book a place Please contact Neil by email or by phone 01924 274502, mobile 07507904846.

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