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23 July - 13 August 2024, Watercolour Three - with Lesley Wallington

Original price $380.00 - Original price $380.00
Original price
$380.00 - $380.00
Current price $380.00

Continue your journey in painting with watercolour with this four-week course designed to develop your skills and confidence with leading watercolourist Lesley Wallington.

About the course:
In this course we will further our understanding of colour theory and look at perspective and composition. Students will complete several worksheets and nature-based studies gaining skills in selecting a palette, mixing colour and combining wet techniques with transparent glazing. We will continue our practice with positive and negative, creation of ground and use of surface and cast shadow to show volume in form. Watercolour Three is a recommended prerequisite for Watercolour Four.

  • Dates/Days:  23 July - 13 August 2024
  • Times: Tuesdays, 1.30pm - 4.30pm 
  • Venue: NatureArt Lab Studio, Workspace A, M16 Artspace, 21 Blaxland Crescent, Griffith, Canberra

Learning outcomes:
- An enhanced ability to see light and dark and an understanding of colour contrast.
- practice in choosing colour palettes
- Experience working with watercolour on different paper surfaces.
- Further skills in combining wet techniques with transparent glazing.
- understanding of simple perspective and composition.

Suitable for students 16+ who have completed Watercolour One and Two or who
have experience painting with watercolour and wish to further their skills.

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 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.

Discount Policy: Students may be eligible for Seniors Discount and/or Member Discounts on checkout.  If you are unsure about eligibility or how to claim this discount, please email

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