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The Magic of Watercolour with Jonathan Newey

Tuesday 16th January – Tuesday 20th February

 This is a 5 week course that will show you how to use watercolour in different ways to paint different subjects. Each week will include a particular subject such as buildings, landscapes and still life. Techniques will include pen and wash, wet in wet, working on texture and painting with a single colour.

 Suitable for students of all abilities.

 Tools and materials needed for the course:

1 x A3 or A4 equivalent pad of ‘Not’ surface watercolour paper 140lb/300gsm

‘Not’ refers to the surface texture of the paper and is also known as CP (cold pressed) or Bockingford

1 x size 10 or 12 and 1 x size 4 round watercolour brush.
Watercolour paint, either tubes or pans.

If bringing tubes then you will need 1 white mixing palette or china plate

I recommend the following colours:

Ultramarine Blue, Burnt Sienna, Cadmium Yellow Pale, Raw Sienna

1 x Waterproof Black Ink Pen

I recommend either of the following: Pilot DR, Edding Profipen, Sakura pigment ink pen, Faber Castell Pitt Pen

1 x Water Receptacle (Jam Jar or plastic container)
2B pencil
Putty rubber.

You are welcome to bring along any tools and materials you may already have and are familiar with.

Class Dates

16th January: Buildings in a winter landscape: Pen and Wash
23rd January: Big sky paintings: Wet in Wet
30th January: Painting on a textured surface: Landscapes
6th February: NO CLASS THIS WEEK
13th February: Painting shiny objects: Still life
20th February: Architecture: Sepia tint