Watercolour Landscapes for Beginners

Did you always want to learn how to paint with watercolour and create beautiful landscape paintings? Start painting and get creative at SGSCC and join us for this fun art class for beginners. Your experienced tutor will show you tips and tricks how to create and help you to create your very own pieces of art using watercolours and how to develop a good painting technique.

Learn watercolour washes and use them to create 2 simple landscapes. Paint with wet in wet washes and watercolour glazes. All painting is guided with step by step instruction, as well as the freedom to express your own creativity in a relaxed and fun environment.

Course Outline:

  • Introduction to watercolour techniques including washes, wet-in-wet, layering, splattering, spraying, wet-on-dry and dry brush
  • Composition and the importance of a focal point
  • How to create transparent layers of watercolour
  • Colour exploration – the value of a limited palette

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, 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 brushes with a good point, small liner brush (or rigger or small dagger brush), medium hake brush.
  • 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, masking fluid + old brush/applicator, 2 water containers
  • Water soluble marker
  • Metre length of fine cotton

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 loose 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
  • Top quality paints and everything listed above

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

$109 Limited inc GST
Watercolour Landscapes for Beginners

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