Watercolour – The Importance of Light in Painting

Course: Watercolour – The Importance of Light in Painting
Tutor: Clare DuVergier
Start Date: 15th November 2019
Start Time: Lunch
End Date: 17th November 2019
End Time: Lunch
Res Fee (from): £380.00
Non Res Fee: £268.00 What's included?

A course for intermediate and advanced students on the fascinating subject of light. Sunlight, artificial light, bright light, low light and light on water. We will look at the many different types of light and using traditional watercolour techniques discover how to achieve the right effect. We will also look at the companion topic of shadow, both cast and form and how to paint them with confidence.

Tutor Information

Clare DuVergier

Clare DuVergier is a well-known painter in the South West and lives in a remote area in the Quantock Hills. She trained both as an actress and as a teacher and her first job at the Northcott Theatre in Exeter instilled a great love of the local landscape. In 1990 having followed a number of career paths she returned to the South West and to a full time career in painting in 2000. She has exhibited at a number of galleries in the South West and Scotland and for many years as part of SAW (Somerset Art Week). She is now much in demand as a lively teacher of traditional watercolour. She works primarily with watercolour and occasionally in oils and mixed media. Her paintings are divers and include both figurative and abstract works with a particular interest in colour and light. 


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