Ideal for beginners.  During this six week course you will learn:

  • about the papers, paints and brushes we use for water colours,
  • how to stretch paper on a board,
  • how to lay down basic washes, colour theory, painting neutrals, tonal painting ( one colour),
  • about creating simple landscape and flower pictures,
  • how to make basic bush marks, getting to grips with wet in wet technique, dealing with mistakes and using masking fluid.
  • We will look at a achieving a simple still life, painting with washes and introduce some creative techniques eg use of wax and salt.

NB you will be supplied with a list of materials to bring with you including brushes, paper, paint etc.  It is very important to buy the correct paper to achieve good results. Materials can be bought from W H Smiths, HobbyCraft, Rymans or a local art shop. Tiger in St Albans has some materials, as does ArtScape in Harpenden or you can buy on Amazon.

AnnMarie is a local artist who has years of experience in teaching as well as selling her own work and responding to commissions.

 

 

Cost £84 for six sessions,
Date Tuesdays 2 Oct to 14 November, no course at half term w.c 29 Oct 2018
Time 7 - 9pm
School Sandringham School

NB Classes will not run if too few people enrol. Fees are not refundable for people dropping out of a course or missing classes. Fees will be refunded only if a course does not run.

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