Drawing & Watercolour Painting - All Abilities

Course intent

Whether you are a beginner or already have some experience of drawing & watercolour, you will learn the knowledge and skills needed to develop and expand your range of techniques and design skills, gaining a deeper understanding of the range processes. Enjoy the well-being benefits gained through working in a friendly, creative learning environment

What will we cover?

You will be taught step-by-step with tutor demonstrations of techniques with all learners able to view each stage of a drawing and watercolour technique before trying it themselves.

You will learn a range of drawing and painting techniques including

  • Perspective
  • Proportion
  • light and shade (tonal work)

and will cover subjects like

  • still life
  • portrait
  • landscape
  • animal painting
  • Who is this course for? Is there anything I need to know before joining?

    All abilities, beginners welcome.

    As our courses are taught in English, please contact us if you have any concerns about your level of English

    What do I need to bring to the first class? Will there be any extra costs?

    For the first class please bring

    • an A3 pad of 300gsm watercolour (the tutor uses rough)
    • a 0.5mm mechanical pencil (preferably 2H leads) an eraser
    • and if possible watercolour paints (the tutor uses St.Petersburg White Nights pans).

    The tutor will give you a full list of materials during the first lesson and will discuss how to tailor this to your budget.

    The tutor will provide all pictures and objects you will need to draw.

    What can I do when I finish the course?

    In discussion with your tutor you may like to progress onto the Friday Watercolour Painting – Improvers class in Farnham or explore more drawing with this tutor’s Drawing - How to Draw Anything & Everything – All Abilities course or explore illustration in his Drawing & Illustration (all abilities). You may wish to try life drawing class or enroll on a taster session on a Saturday

    Additional information

    We welcome learners with additional needs and disabilities. When you enrol please let us know if you would like to discuss your extra support needs with a member of the Supported Learning Team who will then contact you as soon as possible. If you are enrolling within 10 days of the course start date, we may not be able to contact you before your first class. Surrey Adult Learning values and supports equality and diversity by promoting fairness and respect at all times.

    How to enrol

    You can't currently enrol online for this course, so please call 0300 200 1044 to express your interest or to make an enquiry for further information.

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  • Day: Monday
  • Start date: 9 Jan 2023
  • Time: 7pm to 9pm
  • Cost: £179
  • Location: Camberley centre
  • Sessions: 11 sessions
  • Tutor: Leon Hills
  • Course code: QAES1100GA
  • Places: Call 0300 200 1044