Inspired by the museum: watercolour day

Wednesday 4 September 2019

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 runs a range of courses, drop-in classes and one-to-one tuition at various venues in West Sussex.

Participant information

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, tea and coffee. Please let the Museum know in advance if you have any dietary requirements.  The Museum cafe will be open or you may wish to bring a packed lunch.

Booking

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