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An Introduction to Watercolours

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Course: An Introduction to Watercolours
Tutor: Jane Beech
Start Date: 1st March 2019
Start Time: Dinner
End Date: 3rd March 2019
End Time: Lunch
Res Fee (from): £328.00
Non Res Fee: £220.00 What's included?

Have you ever thought of painting with watercolours but don’t know what to do? Then this is the course for you. Aimed at complete beginners, I start with all the basics so that you can paint with confidence. Passing on some of the tricks of the trade I will show you what materials are available, what is a good buy and what is not, how the materials work then with practical demonstrations and exercises show you how to do all the basic washes; flat, graded and variegated, how to correct mistakes, how to build up a simple picture and by the end of the course you will be able to handle your materials with a lot of confidence as well as having produced finished paintings.

There will be an additional cost of £10 for materials payable to the tutor on arrival. 

Tutor Information

Jane Beech B.A (Hons), Certificate in Further, Higher & Adult Education.

Jane has worked as an Illustrator & Designer for a number of years producing Art work for local Councils, Chester Zoo & Dunoon Ceramics as well as working on a freelance basis. She created Illustrative designs for China and Stoneware using watercolours & line & wash techniques for the UK and worldwide markets. She has also produced Artwork for commissioned ceramics, guide books, display boards, brochures, specialised Archaeological Illustrations & Childrens books on both an employed & freelance basis. Exhibiting work across the Cheshire area. She started to teach in Adult Education in 1988 & has worked for Burton Manor College, West Cheshire College, for the LEA, various Art Societies & Art groups. She demonstrated Art techniques at Art Fairs such as the NEC and currently teaches locally in the Cheshire/Shropshire/North Wales areas, Higham Hall and here at Dillington House.

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