NatureArt Lab

Studio Course: PAINTING WITH WATERCOLOUR 1: From 2 February - 9 March 2021 - Beginners

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Learn all about watercolours with our experienced tutor Lesley Wallington to create your own beautiful artwork inspired by nature! 

About the tutor:

Lesley Wallington is a professional award-winning artist and tutor with more than 20 years' experience. Her journey in water-based media through studies at the ANU with Noel Ford has resulted in innovative approaches to her painting with competency across a range of mediums. As a teacher, Lesley combines theory and technical advice with straightforward practical instruction on working with watercolour, gouache, pencil, ink and collage. With an in-depth knowledge of her medium and extensive experience teaching all age groups and levels, Lesley has the ability to inspire and direct a class while encouraging the unique style of individual students. 

About the course:

This course provides a comprehensive introduction to painting with watercolour using nature subjects for inspiration. Through a series of exercises and projects students will learn about materials, stretching paper, different properties of pigments and basic techniques for applying paint to paper. 

Learning outcomes:

- Knowledge of watercolour paints, papers, brushes and other materials required for watercolour painting

- Skills and knowledge with watercolour paper preparation and stretching

- Skills and knowledge with use of pigments, basic colour theory and a range of different watercolour applications

Suitable for beginners and those wanting to revise their practice. A materials list will be provided prior to the workshop. NatureArt Lab offers a safe space with social distancing observed throughout our course; students will have a full table to work at and student numbers are limited to 13 per class. We reserve the option to reschedule this course if required. This course will be offered again in Term Three 2021. 

Dates: 2 February - 9 March 2021 (6 sessions x 3 hours) 

Days/Times: Tuesday afternoons 1.30pm - 4.30pm

Venue: Workspace A, M16 Artspace, 21 Blaxland Crescent, Griffith