Watercolour Beginners Workshop

Watercolour For Beginners Workshop is designed for those who have a desire to gain knowledge and learn techniques around the wondrous medium of watercolour. You will receive step by step instruction and learn the basics of watercolour then put this knowledge into action creating your own beautiful artworks.

Course Outline:

  • watercolour techniques project graph
  • brush techniques using a variety of brushes for a purpose
  • looking at reflections
  • painting a collection of small landscape
  • learning negative painting

Learning Outcomes:

  • Understanding of medium
  • Gain knowledge of and use of materials
  • Gain confidence in techniques
  • Apply in creative projects

What to bring:

  • Water Colour Pencils OR Water Colour Tablets in Pan OR Water Colour Tubes
  • Cadmium Pale Yellow, Alizarin Crimson, Paynes Grey, Cobalt Blue, Antwerp Blue, Yellow Ochre or Raw Sienna, Raw Umber, Light Red, Burnt Umber, Burnt Sienna.
  • BRUSHES:
  • Flat: Roymac or Sable No., 8, 12
  • Round: Roymac or Sable No. 6, 8, 10
  • Liner, Fan, Sizes Vary
  • Mop Brush Large as possible
  • Hog Hair Bristle Brush No. 3, with ends cut off to 1cm
  • PAPER:
  • Water Colour Paper eg. 300 GSM Paper A4,
  • EXTRAS:
  • Masking Fluid pen, Stanley Knife, Masking Tape, Spray Bottle for Water, Sea/Cosmetic Sponge, Piece of Masonite or non- absorbent board for working on, 2B pencil and eraser.

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":https://www.eckersleys.com.au/ for product ideas.

About the Tutor:

'Sonja has exhibited in solo and group shows, Artist in Residency programs, community cultural development projects, received public commissions and is a well-regarded arts educator with her work represented in private collections in Australia. A devoted arts educator, Sonja works to provide a nurturing environment in her classes in which every student feels safe, creating confidence and therefore extending themselves expressively. Her way of teaching is to facilitate her students' own style and creativity through structured lessons incorporating visual references and demonstrations in different mediums and techniques. Sonja will improve your skills to a level you never thought possible!'

Other Information:

  • To ensure resources are ready for you at the start of your course, we ask you ideally enrol at least one week before the course commences.
  • All courses need a minimum number of students to run (“we try our hardest to get those”) . If your course does not have enough students it will be cancelled prior to the commencement and you will be informed.

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