Wednesdays 1:00 pm to 3.00 pm
16th February to 23rd March 2022
£60 per person for the 6 session course
Pay on Eventbrite (Subject to £3.11 booking fee ) or, to avoid the booking fee, pay by cheque or cash at Screetons office, 25 Bridgegate, Howden or email firstname.lastname@example.org to pay by BACS.
The first lesson will be designed to introduce beginners to first principles and a useful way for more experienced students to get back into the swing of painting in watercolour. The subjects in this course include:
A still life
Basic colour mixing
Laying down a wash
Working light to dark
Using a limited palette
Light, shade and tonal value
Using pen and wash
Painting using ‘Wet in wet’, ‘wet on dry’ and drybrush.
Watercolour paints, if you have your own
Paint brushes, if you have your own
Watercolour paper, if you have your own
Jam jar for water
Watercolour paper and a small selection of brushes will be available for those who are beginning. Please bring your own preferred paper, paint and brushes if you have them. Peter will advise you on the best options should they wish to buy your own. Ink pens will be supplied for ‘pen and wash’.
You will be invited to a closed Facebook group exclusively for those attending the course to post your finished work, receive step by step guides from Peter when necessary, and information on what will happen from week to week. Peter will post his finished demonstration piece as a guide along with reminders of the methods in the Facebook Group so that you can continue your paintings at home.
For those who do not use Facebook, a group emails with similar updates will be sent to you.
Peter is an award-winning book illustrator and artist. He illustrates Nick Baker’s monthly ‘Hidden Britain’ page in ‘BBC Wildlife’ magazine and is a regular contributor to ‘How it Works’ magazine. His book illustrations have been commissioned by major publishing houses worldwide and he has exhibited in galleries around the UK. He has a large watercolour painting in the permanent collection of ‘Nature in Art’.