Watercolour – The Importance of Tone in Painting

Course: Watercolour – The Importance of Tone in Painting
Tutor: Clare DuVergier
Start Date: 6th March 2020
Start Time: Lunch
End Date: 8th March 2020
End Time: Lunch
Res Fee (from): £380.00
Non Res Fee: £268.00 What's included?

If you know the basics of washes, colour and mixing and want to take the next steps this course is designed for intermediate students and will deal with the fascinating subject of tone. We will examine if tone is more important than colour and if so, why. This is a chance to explore this suject using traditional watercolour techniques and improve your observational skills. Learn how to adapt and improve subject matter to create more exciting paintings.

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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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