Watercolour Painting - Landscapes

Surrey Adult Learning
Course summary
98 GBP
Professional Training

Course description

Watercolour Painting - Landscapes


You will develop the skills required for successful landscape watercolour painting and develop a good basic knowledge of the techniques and processes required. The course will cover an introduction to the history and context of the medium.

What will we cover?

Learners will gain a good basic knowledge of the materials and equipment used in landscape watercolour painting.
Including: mixing landscape colours practise painting themes, such as water, trees and skies etc
You will gain confidence in using both drawing and watercolour methods and be encouraged to take part in group discussions.
Have access to one to one support.
The overall aim is to help you develop and complete landscapes using the techniques practiced.

Who is this course for? Is there anything I need to know before joining?

Course suitable for all abilities. For Beginners, Improvers and anyone who needs to chill out doing something completely different from their everyday work. From those with little or no experience of watercolour painting to those who have who have practiced but need a refresher and inspiration to get motivated again.

As our courses are taught in English, please contact us if you have any concerns about your level of English.

What do I need to bring to the first class? Will there be any extra costs?

Suggested basic equipment:
Paper: Watercolour paper – Bockingford 140lb. (300 gsm) or similar.
Brushes: Synthetic or synthetic/hair mixtures, Round: 2, 6 and 8 or larger and a flat: ¾ or 1”
Paints: Student watercolours in tubes or pans; (Artist’s Colours if you can afford them). Most are usually contained in a beginner’s set or can be bought separately.
Gummed brown paper strip 1½ of 2”
Watercolour palette for mixing paint
F, HB, B pencils
Tissues and/or cotton rags
Small natural sponge

What can I do when I finish the course?

Progression can be discussed on an individual basis. Learners can attend other courses to learn different techniques and mediums. Help can be given with building a portfolio for Art College. You may also wish to sign up for other courses in painting, drawing and calligraphy. Many other opportunities to take up other longer art & craft classes meet like-minded people and make friends.

Additional information

Learners are expected to bring their own materials. Otherwise no additional costs

Please note - you are able to enrol on future terms of this, or any other course by calling the Customer Service Team on 0300 200 1044, or by visiting your local Adult Learning Centre.

We welcome learners with additional needs and disabilities. When you enrol please let us know if you would like to discuss your extra support needs with a member of the Supported Learning Team who will then contact you as soon as possible. If you are enrolling within 10 days of the course start date, we may not be able to contact you before your first class. Surrey Adult Learning values and supports equality and diversity by promoting fairness and respect at all times.

Suitability - Who should attend?

No qualification awarded

Outcome / Qualification etc.

No qualification awarded.


Over 64's Fee: £87.00; Benefit Claimaint Fee: £61.00

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Surrey Adult Learning

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