11 June - 1 July 2024, Watercolour Two with Lesley Wallington
If you have completed our Watercolour One course, you're ready for the next exciting step......
- Dates: 11 June - 1 July 2024
- Times: Tuesdays 9.30am - 12.30pm
- Venue: NatureArt Lab, Workspace A, M16 Artspace, 21 Blaxland Crescent, Griffith, ACT
About the course:
This course continues the exploration of painting with watercolour looking at harmony in colour and combination of techniques. Students will learn how to stretch paper and will complete a series of exercises and projects based on themes from nature. We will look at monochromatic, complementary and analogous colour schemes and will gain practice combining wet and dry techniques with transparent glazing. Watercolour Two is a recommended/prerequisite for the follow-on Watercolour Three and Four.
- An enhanced ability to identify and mix colour and an understanding of how different hues affect each other.
- Skills in stretching paper
- Further skills in transparent glazing and applying washes on wet and dry
- An understanding of highlights, surface and cast shadow
Prerequisites/level: Suitable for 16+ ages, beginners who have completed Watercolour ONE and those wanting to revise their practice.
About the tutor:
Lesley Wallington is a professional, award-winning artist and tutor with more than 30 years’ teaching experience. Her journey in water based media, through studies at the ANU School of Art has resulted in innovative approaches to her painting and competency across a range of mediums. With a background in Biology, Ecology and Mathematics Lesley brings together in her work, a love of art, science and nature.
As a teacher Lesley combines theory and technical advice with straightforward practical instruction in working with watercolour, gouache, pencil, ink and collage. With in depth knowledge of her mediums 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.
Image credit: Lesley Wallington
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