Painting watercolour out in the field is great fun
Being out there, seeing the view, dealing with the changing light and putting down the colour in whatever the weather is always a great adventure. To complete a watercolour requires focus, economy and decision-making. And the results have an energy that really only happens in the field.
But there is work to be done
Wrestling with colour, washes and brush work can be overwhelming. There is some work to be done to be able enjoy the work out there.
Watercolour is simple
Washes are immediate and direct. Colour in water flows easily, it is delightfully mobile. This makes watercolour a fun medium.
This also gives watercolour a reputation for being difficult to use.
You can learn to work in watercolour
There are techniques you can learn and practice to turn the process of moving colour in washes into a delightful, fruitful and captivating experience.
Join the watercolour class
We will learn techniques to mix colour and water, let them run, settle and dry in ways to make the most of the unruly brilliance of watercolour. The course will prepare participants for watercolours in the field.
This 12 Week Course is to be run at:
Helderberg Fine Art Studios
Bizweni Campus – Somerset West
Time: Tuesday evenings from 06:00 to 09:00
Dates: From 07 March to 23 May.2023