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T4 Painting Successful Watercolours

Level: Intermediate - with David Conlin

  • Started 17 Oct
  • 295 Australian dollars
  • Yoga Room

Course Description

Intermediate water colour artists will build on previous skills. Learn how to create dynamic interest filled scenes in a friendly fun filled course.Your tutor will take you through the skills required for successful watercolour paintings: Drawing; Use of Tone; Perspective; Benefits of using a limited pallet and how to incorporate more advanced techniques. Dave will take you step by step through whats required to produce successful watercolour paintings 5 stages of a watercolour painting Linear perspective Aeriel perspective The importance of drawing skills Drawing people Drawing cars Importance of tone and how it will make or break your painting Creating light by the use of darks How not to lose the light About your Tutor: Dave was born in the UK, in the heavy industrial town of Middlesbrough, Yorkshire. At a very early age it was clear that Dave had a gift and passion for art and he drew everyday while dreaming of becoming an artist. However at only 15 yrs of age Dave was dissuaded from becoming an artist and directed instead into the local engineering industry, He had an extremely varied and interesting career in Oil and Gas and Petrochemicals, which involved travelling the World. What you need to bring See below or just bring the materials you have. Materials & Equipment List PAINTS – ARTIST QUALITY TUBE PAINTS 1. Ultramarine Blue 2. Cobalt blue 3. Lemon Yellow 4. Yellow Ochre 5. Burnt Sienna 6. Brown Madder 7. Cerulean Blue 8. Paynes Grey or Neutral Tint 9. Scarlet Lake or Cadmium red light 10. Alizarin crimson ADDITIONAL OPTIONAL TUBES 1. Viridian 2. Cobalt Turquoise 3. Gouache Permanent White PAPER – Good Quality Watercolour Paper 300gsm sheet A3 with texture finish of:- Medium (Also called Cold Pressed) or Rough texture BRUSHES – 1 – Large Mop Brush or size 16 round brush 1 – Round size 12 must have a good point 1 – Rigger size 2 or 4 or dagger brush SLOPE BOARD or a CORFLUTE BOARD 430 * 310 (With kitchen paper roll to place underneath to create a slope.) Large palette – with at least 4 large wells Notes & sketches - a5 or a4 spiral cartridge sketch pad or similar Compressed charcoal Pencils – 2b or 4b Small towel Tissues Kneadable eraser Water jar, tissues Masking tape (25mm) Small fine mist water spray

Upcoming Sessions

Terms and Conditions

A 20% administration fee applies to cancellations made before the beginning of the term. No refund will be given once the term has started. Participants in the term courses must be 18+ unless attending the After School or School Holiday workshops. Classes are not held on public holidays. Course start and finishing dates may vary due to public holidays and the availability of the course tutor. A full refund will only be given if a course is cancelled by the Tresillian Arts Centre. A refund will only be given if you have a medical certificate for the dates you have missed. No pro-rata payments are available for term courses or if classes are unattended by the student.

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