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This course is full. Please register your interest.
Dates: 19/09/22 - 06/02/23
Days: Monday 10:00 - 12:00
Sessions: 17
Centre: Sutton - Sutton
Course Code: S10040G09AV
Fees: Standard - £260.00
Concessionary - £260.00

Course Information

Learning Aim: Z0001805

Title of course Watercolour

The course will introduce you to a range of basic watercolour techniques and you can explore and experiment with watercolour techniques and materials, including mixed media. This is suitable for both beginners and experienced painters to further develop their practice. You will be acquiring skills to plan and create the right composition as part of the picture making process. You will also be introduced to the painting of relevant traditional and contemporary artists.

Purpose of Course

This course will help you experiment with watercolour, develop a good knowledge of basic watercolour techniques, drawing practice, colour mixing, colour theory and the formal elements of line, tone, texture and space. It will teach you the process and application of watercolour, stimulate and generate new ideas for paintings.

You will be introduced to new ways of seeing, thinking and working and you will be encouraged to develop your own individual styles and methods. Your tutor will give you more information about the course at your first session.

On this course, you will also develop the following life skills:

Mental Wellbeing

Social Wellbeing

Confidence building

Some Digital Skills

What level is this course & what skills do I need?

This flexible and enjoyable course is open to everyone. No prior experience necessary. All abilities are welcome and classes will take this into account. You should be able to follow verbal and written instructions in English both for health and safety reasons and to enable you to follow tutors instruction. 

Is a course approval interview/assessment required?


Additional information

For your first session, please bring A4 Sketchbook and pencil selection/putty rubber, any watercolour materials already owned.

You are advised not to purchase text-books or equipment until the course is confirmed.

Extra costs:  You will need to supply a selection of your own materials on this course. Your tutor will provide the list of material at your first session.

What are the progression opportunities at the end of this course?

Further Art Courses at Sutton College.

If you are unsure of your next steps for education, employment or career choices our Advice Service can help. Contact advice@suttoncollege.ac.uk

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