Abstracts in Watercolour Painting

Use watercolour techniques to create abstract paintings. We will start with a discussion about the main elements of abstract painting. Our focus will be on using the elements of design and colour to create engaging abstract paintings. This is a class for all levels of watercolour painting.

What to bring:

  • Watercolour tubes: Ultramarine blue, Permanent rose, Cadmium yellow, Cobalt Turquoise and white gouache (or bring minimum of blue, red and yellow tubes of artist quality watercolour paint). Optional extra tubes include: Magenta, Viridian, Cascade Green, Winsor Blue or Phthalo blue or Ultramarine blue
  • Watercolour brushes: 2 medium round or quill brushes with a good point, small liner brush (or rigger or small dagger brush), medium hake brush. (Marion mainly uses 2 quill brushes, a small flat brush, a rigger, a hake, and a small liner.)
  • 5 sheets A4 watercolour paper, or 4 sheets A3/quarter sheets – must be quality paper such as Arches or Saunders Waterford. Separate sheet of watercolour paper for testing your colours. Marion uses 300 gsm Saunders Waterford rough watercolour sheets.
  • Boards larger than your paper, HB pencil, eraser, masking tape, watercolour palette, spray bottle, old towel for the table, tissues, 2 water containers

Would you like all these supplies ready and waiting for you when you arrive?

If you would like Marion to provide everything you need to create 3 abstract watercolour paintings (cost $50 to use during the workshop), please contact Marion 0411 665 443. This includes experiencing:

  • 4 types of watercolour brushes that are perfect for painting all watercolour
  • 4 sheets Saunders Waterford 300 gsm watercolour paper
  • 4 tubes of professional quality paints
  • All extra items listed above
  • You take home the watercolour papers.

Art Supplies Discount:

As an added bonus for learning Art with SGSCC, all enrolled students are entitled to a generous 10% discount off the purchase of art supplies when they shop instore at Eckersley’s Art & Craft, Taren Point!
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About the Tutor:

“I love watercolour. I love the way it moves and creates beautiful textures on the page. I love teaching people how to control the water and to create beautiful works of art in their own unique style. I have a Bachelor of Arts, USyd and a Master of Art, UNSW Art & Design. Some of my recent awards include: Winner, Watercolour, St George Art Society and Best in Show, Art, Goulburn Show.” Marion

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Abstracts in Watercolour Painting

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