Explore Traditional Watercolour Methods (AM)

Emily Jolley

During this course Emily will introduce you to a number of different traditional watercolour methods that you can apply to different genres, still life and landscape. Emily will demonstrate ways to apply paint layers to build up depth and space within your painting. The course will cover wash techniques, masking and different ways to start a painting. By learning these techniques you will build confidence and enjoy working with this versatile medium.

This course is suitable for beginners as well as students who are working at an intermediate level.

N.B. There is an evening class available here.

Red Room, Phoenix Art Space

Some watercolour paints and paper will be provided at the start of the course but students will need to buy their own later on. You may want to invest in the following:

  • Watercolour paints e.g. Winsor & Newton Cotman watercolour student tube set or a box (approx £15)
  • Watercolour paper e.g. Cass Art 150-300g / Daler Rowney Aquafine watercolour jumbo pad 300gms (£12 – £20)
  • Brushes x 2: one soft round size 8-10, one Daler Rowney Aquafine watercolour artist brush, size 6, 8 or 10, round (£3.50 each)

You will need to bring a sketch book and pencil, masking tape and kitchen towel.

Emily Jolley is a trained painter having gained a degree in Fine Art at the University of Northumbria, Newcastle . She has been running art classes and workshops for many years in Brighton, Portsmouth and Greece. Her work was selected in The Sunday Times watercolour competition to be shown at the Mall, London. Emily’s practice is based at her studio in Phoenix Art Space.

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