Watercolour day

Thursday 17 August 2017

THIS COURSE IS NOW FULLY BOOKED

10am-4pm

The course

Be inspired by the beautiful historic surroundings and spend a day learning to paint with watercolours. You may wish to start your painting with a light pencil sketch or create a drawing in pen before applying a watercolour wash. Suitable for beginners and those with some experience.

The tutor

Kate Tugwell is a professional artist and trained tutor. She has a dedicated studio in Eastergate, located between Chichester and Arundel.

Participant information

The day is limited to a maximum of 10 participants.

Materials to bring:

  • A portable easel or board to rest on;
  • sketching pad;
  • a few sheets of watercolour paper – either pre-stretched on boards or a gummed pad is ideal;
  • HB, 2B or water soluble graphite pencils;
  • eraser;
  • pencil sharpener;
  • watercolour paints;
  • palette for mixing colours;
  • brushes – a selection of sable rounds and a wide wash brush;
  • water holders and kitchen roll.

Optional –

  • a viewfinder;
  • masking fluid,
  • fine-tipped permanent ink drawing pens,
  • a camera or i-Pad in case the weather forces us indoors.

Please wear suitable outdoor clothing and sturdy footwear.

Fee

£60 per person, this includes tuition, morning coffee and afternoon tea.

You can bring your own packed lunch or the café will be open at lunchtime.

The Museum

The Weald & Downland LivingMuseum has over 45 historic building exhibits. It is also home to the award winning and innovative Downland Gridshell, which houses a conservation workshop and artefact store, and is also used for many practical courses. The Museum runs a full programme of courses in historic building conservation and traditional rural trades and crafts, along with MSc programmes in Building Conservation and Timber Building Conservation validated by the University of York. Please telephone for further details.

Booking

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