Watercolour skills 1

Learn introductory watercolour painting techniques in this immersive day class suitable for all levels including complete beginners !


water and paper techniques

  • Learn water control and basics of ‘wet on wet’ and ‘dry on wet’ techniques

  • Experiment with saturated, damp and dry paper

  • Work with washes. We’ll start with one colour and water and develop these skills by blending additional colour

brush techniques

  • Experiment with different brush types including round, flat and split and how and when they are used to create different effects

  • Learn different brushstrokes

  • Combine the water and brush techniques and practice to build your confidence



put it into practice!

  • In the afternoon, it’s your chance to put your great new skills into practice!

  • Use the techniques to create your own beautiful watercolour work

  • We have lots of examples to help you with your creative inspiration!

Other info:

  • Suitable for ALL levels of ability, kids 8+ (accompanied), small class size (max 7)

  • This is a day class: in the morning 10-1, we teach techniques, after lunch, 130-4 you create!

  • Class on 29 September 2019. Also possible to book for min 2 students at a time that fits you

  • £75 pp, all materials and coffee, tea, biccies included!