Water in Watercolour - Workshop 1

Get creative at SGSCC and join us to create 2 watercolour landscape paintings. Your experienced tutor will show you how to paint water reflections in a landscape. Learn watercolour washes and use them to paint mountains, trees and a lake.

All painting is guided with step by step instruction as well as the freedom to express your own creativity in a relaxed and enjoyable environment.

Course Outline:

  • Introduction to watercolour techniques including creating tones, layering, wet-on-wet and wet-on-dry
  • How to create a landscape with one colour (monochromatic)
  • How to create a landscape with lots of colour

Learning Outcomes:

  • Understand wet-in-wet watercolour application
  • Understand wet-on-dry watercolour application
  • Obtain knowledge of types of landscape composition
  • Learn the value of a limited palette
  • Learn the value of quality watercolour paper and paint

What to bring:

  • Watercolour tubes: ultramarine blue, permanent rose & cadmium yellow (or bring what you have in blue, red, yellow), and burnt sienna. Optional extra tubes include: white gouache, viridian or sap green, phthalo or cobalt blue, and Hansa yellow or raw sienna.
  • Watercolour brushes: 2 medium round brushes with a good point, small liner brush, medium hake brush
  • Watercolour paper: 4 sheets A4 Arches/Saunders 300 gsm rough watercolour paper and an extra sheet for testing your tones
  • Extras: 2 boards larger than your paper, 2B or HB pencil, eraser, masking tape, watercolour palette, spray bottle, old towel for the table, tissues, 2 water containers. Marion is happy to answer any questions about these supplies 0411 665 443.

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

  • Rent all the supplies listed above, all professional quality. Cost $50
  • Take-home complete watercolour kits also available from Marion: professional watercolour tubes, professional watercolour brushes, Arches watercolour paper and all the extras you need to paint for this course and many more. Cost $190
  • Contact Marion to pre-arrange 0411 665 443

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!
View Eckersley’s Website for product ideas.

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

This course has no current classes. Please the waiting list.