Art Short Course: Beginners’ Watercolour - Part 1

Art Short Course: Beginners' Watercolour - Part 1

With Leila Ward

This course will give you an introduction to watercolours.

It is suitable for beginners, those returning to using watercolours, or those wanting to try out different techniques.

You will learn some of the basic techniques such as blending, washes, and wet on wet to paint a range of subjects.

What to bring:

(Bundles of watercolour paints / brushes are available at the QPAC Art Shop)
Selection of watercolour paints (either pans or tubes)
White gouache paint (small tube)
Selection of brushes (such as Daler Rowney size 10 and 2 round, and at least one flat brush 1/2 inch - 1 inch)
A4 Watercolour paper pad (minimum 250 gsm cold pressed/NOT paper)
Masking tape
Masking fluid (ideally frisk masking fineliner/ needle tip)
Mixing palette
Small natural painting sponge
Pencil
Rubber
Ruler
Fine tip waterproof black drawing pen

Leila Ward is a Tring-based artist who studied Art and Design at Loughborough University School of Art and Design. She has experimented with different mediums over the years, and particularly likes drawing/ painting animals, and using watercolour, acrylic, and printing techniques. Leila enjoys making art more accessible to others, showing people that anyone can create art.

If you have any further questions please email Leila on: Leila_Ward@msn.com

Places must be booked in advance. Suitable for adults and students aged 16+.
Time: 10.30am-12.30pm

Price: £65 std | £60 mem
Queens Park Arts Centre Queens Park Aylesbury Bucks Buckinghamshire HP21 7RT
Sat 23 Oct
Contact telephone: 01296 424332 Call to check latest times or cancellations.
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