NatureArt Lab

Studio Course - PAINTING WITH WATERCOLOUR 1: From 5 October - 9 November 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

- 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. 

Materials List:  A materials list will be provided prior to the workshop. We will have a full kit of good quality materials (Daniel Smith watercolour kit, stay-wet palette, 2 brushes and a high quality watercolour paper pad) available for students who are new to watercolour at a cost of $160.00. This represents excellent value for money, and will ensure that you achieve good results with your watercolour painting.

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 12 per class. We reserve the option to reschedule this course if required. 

Dates: 5 October - 9 November 2021 (6 sessions x 3 hours) 

Days/Times: Tuesday afternoons 1.30pm - 4.30pm

Venue: NatureArt Lab, M16 Artspace, 21 Blaxland Crescent, Griffith