Inspired by the museum: watercolour day

Wednesday 6 June 2018

10am-4pm

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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 and refreshments

£65 per person, this includes tuition, morning coffee and afternoon tea. Please let the Museum know in advance any special dietary requirements.  You can bring your own packed lunch or the café will be open at lunchtime.

Booking

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