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Beginning Watercolour
6 week course February 2018

with MIKE KOWALSKI

 

The aim of this class is to get everyone off on the right foot. Unlike other mediums watercolour, in my opinion is a bit more challenging. You need to be knowledgeable about pigments and colours, paper and brushes and how the actual medium, water effects all this. Drawing is also very important, so we will be covering some drawing technique. In 6 sessions will cover the elements in making a good picture and how to to use all aspects of watercolor in a way that may suit you, the artist, best.

CLASS CONTENT

A background on watercolour with lecture and demonstration, including a talk on materials involved. Brushwork techniques. We will try and pack in plenty of information this first day. Sketching and some painting exercises.

Drawing - We will start off by doing some drawing exercises, composition, perspective. Basic washes with two colours. Still life subject. Drawing/Painting

Colour mixing- Greens to grays. Practice mixing and still life painting.

Sketchbook style painting ( outdoors )

Painting from start to finish ( supplied resource )

Painting from start to finish ( Your own painting resource )

Materials list will be included.

Sunday afternoons
1.30 to 3.30pm

February 4, 11, a break then 25
March 4, 11 and 18.

Hawthorn Artist Society -  Hawthorn Art Centre - 360 Burwood Rd, Hawthorn VIC 3122

FOR ENQUIRES AND ENROLMENT CONTACT MIKE: 9836 4106