Watercolours for Beginners

Course Code: VE1EC102

Next available course:

Start DateLocationDuration
19/05/2022University Centre10 WeeksEnquire
23/09/2022University Centre10 WeeksEnquire

Course Overview

Suitable for all beginners and non-beginners in watercolours, and those that are willing to start again, or continue to learn new techniques and methods. 

The classes are very structured and prescriptive to begin with, progressing throughout the academic year to subjects that interest the students.

During the course you will learn how to complete some of the following tasks to meet all students’ needs:

  • Learning how to stretch paper
  • How to paint wet-in-wet washes
  • Getting used to paint names and brushes
  • Successful colour mixing
  • Various painting techniques - Wet-in-wet, wet-on-dry, dry-brush
  • Blue skies with and without clouds
  • Sunsets with student’s choice of silhouette
  • Simple landscapes
  • Seasonal painting, e.g. autumn leaves, snow, poppies
  • Negative painting
  • How to use masking fluid

Entry Requirements

Learners must be 19 or over. No other specific entry requirements. 

Career Options and Progression

Teaching and Learning Methods

Sessions will be structured initially and prescriptive, with demonstrations and 1:1 support, as the course progresses students will have the opportunity to work on subjects that interest them.

Other Costs and Equipment Needed

Expert Tutors

All staff involved in the delivery of any courses within the College are approved to teach and/or assess the subjects and modules they deliver. The approval process ensures that staff delivering and/or assessing a given programme are appropriately qualified, with relevant technical and industrial experience and professional practice.

Tuition Fees

Regulation and Accreditation

Terms and Conditions

European Structural and Investment Funds
Council for Independent Education
European Social Fund
Lancaster University
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