These sessions explore the techniques of watercolour painting, from preparing paper, and mixing colours to applying soft translucent glazes with contrasting vibrant opaque colours.

Techniques Taught

  • Using watercolour pencils/ crayons
  • Using wet paint on wet paper
  • Water = light and leaving space for light
  • Sponges and different brushes
  • Looking at colour and mood
  • Watercolour collage
  • Watercolour using stencils
  • Using white crayons
  • Different papers and brushes
  • Stretching paper
  • Using glazes
  • Creating different textures
  • Mixing colours
  • Still Life Studies
  • Tone studies