Watercolours-Beginners

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Course code: D93F

An introductory course looking at all aspects of watercolour painting, that will guide you through a variety of different watercolour techniques. You will develop the skills, experience, and confidence to tackle different subjects in watercolour.

when

From 10 Jun 2024 to 08 Jul 2024
Mon 13:00-15:30

5 weeks

Date
10 Jun 2024
Time
13:00 to 15:30
Date
17 Jun 2024
Time
13:00 to 15:30
Date
24 Jun 2024
Time
13:00 to 15:30
Date
01 Jul 2024
Time
13:00 to 15:30
Date
08 Jul 2024
Time
13:00 to 15:30

with Mary Kelly

where

Stoke Lodge 

Stoke Lodge Centre, Shirehampton Road
Stoke Bishop
Bristol
BS9 1BN


fees

full fee for this course: £99.00, concession fee: £60.00.

who

Bristol Adult Learning

stokelodge@bristol.gov.uk

0117 903 8844

Description

<p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">This is a friendly, supportive and structured course which will help beginners develop their watercolour skills</span> <span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">or those looking for a reminder of the basics.</span></span></span></p>

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What can students expect?

<p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">You will learn how to mix colours, create different effects with paint using wet on wet, wet on dry, washes, create shadows, shape and form and many other techniques. You will develop in confidence to create your own individual style. </span></span></span></p>

<p><span style="font-size:16px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif">This course will be delivered at Stoke Lodge but will move to online delivery through ZOOM if necessary.</span></span></p>

Late starters allowed?

<p><span style="font-size:16px"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif">Yes but this is a short course so best to join by week 2.</span></span></p>

Previous experience required?

<p><span style="font-size:16px"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif">No</span></span></p>

What is the progression route?

<p><span style="font-size:16px"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif">Other watercolours courses.</span></span></p>

Are there any extra costs?

<p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">Yes, learners supply own materials. The tutor will advise on what to buy during the 1<sup>st</sup> session.</span></span></span></p>

Work set between sessions?

<p><span style="font-size:16px"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif">No</span></span></p>

What should students bring?

<ul>
<li><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">An apron or old shirt to protect your clothes, </span></span></span></li>
<li><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">2 water containers (jam jar or large yogurt pot)</span></span></span></li>
<li><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">HB pencil</span></span></span></li>
<li><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">A rubber</span></span></span></li>
<li><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">A small paint brush</span></span></span></li>
<li><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">Any paints if you may already have</span></span></span></li>
<li><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">Any watercolour paper or a sketch pad you may already have</span></span></span></li>
<li><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">Masking-tape or drawing clips or bull-dog clips</span></span></span></li>
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Teaching method/style?

<p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">Demonstration, practice and handouts.</span></span></span></p>

Equipment Required

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<li><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">Watercolour sketch pad cold press 300g A4 or A3</span></span></span></li>
<li><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">A small box of pan watercolour paints (incl. dark and light blues, reds, yellows and greens e.g. Ultramarine blue, Coeruleum blue,Yellow Ochre, Lemon Yellow, Crimson Red, Cadmium Red, Titanium White Green) </span></span></span></li>
<li><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">Paint brushes round head No 10, No 6</span></span></span></li>
<li><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">A mop brush</span></span></span></li>
<li><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">A small fan brush, Rigger No 2</span></span></span></li>
<li><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">Flat brush 1-2 inches</span></span></span></li>
<li><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">2B pencil</span></span></span></li>
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<p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><em><span style="background-color:yellow"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">Please see what to bring for the first session; the tutor will advise you on where to buy any of the items above you do not have</span></span></em><em><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">.</span></em></span></span></p>

<p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">Stable internet connection, a tablet or PC and ability to use to use ZOOM if course has to transfer online.</span></span></span></p>

Refunds and cancellations

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<li><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">If we have to cancel your course your fees will be refunded in full. We are unable to reimburse the cost of materials you may have bought for the course.</span></span></span></li>
<li><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">If you cancel your course booking a week (7 days) or more before the start date we will refund your fees minus an admin charge of 20%.</span></span></span></li>
<li><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">If you cancel with less than a week (7 days) before the start date or after the course has started, we will not be able to refund your fees.</span></span></span></li>
<li><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">Transfers will incur a fee of 10% and must be requested 7 days or more before the start of a course unless you are transferring to another course because your original course was cancelled.</span></span></span></li>
<li><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">We are not able to offer refunds due to sickness or ill health.</span></span></span></li>
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<p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">If you are due a refund you must contact the office within 3 months of the course to arrange payment as we do not keep card details.</span></span></span></p>

<p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">When attending an online course, it is a learner’s responsibility to ensure they have adequate internet access before the start of a course. Refunds will not be given for technical failure of a learner’s home computer or their internet access.</span></span></span></p>

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