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Course Overview

Course Overview
The course explores watercolour and preliminary drawing skills. Some experience with art making is recommended however, step-by-step demonstrations are provided throughout for all abilities to follow. An exciting and expressive course discovering the wonders of watercolour.

Tuition will include wet-in-wet washes, flat washes, dry brush, pen and inks, wax resist, applying salt, masking fluid and white gouache.

Instruction will be given on perspective and expressive / representational art-making. Exploring various themes from the animal world, nature, landscape, seascapes, people, still life and buildings.

The course will begin with watercolour techniques. As the course progresses additional media will be introduced so art materials can be built up over time.

You will be sent regular information via email for the media and themes, with advice on where to purchase additional materials prior to each project.

Projects will begin with drawing practice and exploring techniques to prepare you for the art making. Followed by full demonstrations for each stage making the artwork.

Projects are spread over 1-3 weeks to give you plenty of time to complete each artwork.
Course Overview
For more information contact Adult Learning by telephone: 02920 872030 or by emailing adultlearningquery@cardiff.gov.uk

Additional Costs

Additional Costs
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What should I bring to the first lesson?

What should I bring to the first lesson?
Beginning of Course
• Hair dryer or heat tool
• Sketch pad
• 2x HB pencils, pencil sharpener
• At least 5 brushes small no.2, medium no. 6+ , and large 16 -20+, round and flat for watercolours. Additional brushes that are very good are the Rigger, Fan and Swordliner.
• 2 jars, kitchen towel and masking tape
• Drawing Board
• An easel (optional)
• A set of Watercolours pans or tubes i.e: Reeves Tubes or Winsor & Newton Pans.
• A3 Watercolour pad 300 gsm
• Masking fluid
• Paint Palettes
• Hair spray or Fixative
Extra materials as course progresses.
• White Gouache
• Wax
• Dip Pen
• Indian Ink


Recommended colours list:

Basic Watercolours - Cadmium Red, Alizarine Crimson, Cadmium Yellow, Sap Green, Burnt Sienna, French Ultramarine

Additional Colours – Lemon Yellow, Cobalt Blue, Cerulean Blue, Permanent Rose, Opera pink, Violet….the list is extensive so it’s nice to pick a few random extras of your choosing as time goes on to add to your collection.



First Lesson

Eligibility:

Eligibility:
Those who are not currently in education, training or employment and are in receipt of state benefits or support (excluding state retirement pension). those aged 50 plus who are not in full-time employment. Those who are not currently in education, training or employment and are in receipt of state benefits or support (excluding state retirement pension). those aged 50 plus who are not in full-time employment.
- To allow us to provide equal opportunities for all eligible learners, please refrain from enrolling on more that three Learning For Work courses at this time. - - To allow us to provide equal opportunities for all eligible learners, please refrain from enrolling on more that three Learning For Work courses at this time. -

Learner Note

Learner Note
This course is designed for adults with an experience of mental health issues. This course is designed for adults with an experience of mental health issues.
This course is designed for adults with a learning difficulty. This course is designed for adults with a learning difficulty.
23/09/2021
02/12/2021
13:00
15:00
2.00
11
Llanover Hall
Penelope Rose Cowley
£132.00

This course is online only

This course is online only

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