Expressive Watercolours - Basingstoke Discovery Centre - Friday 14th, 21st, 28th June, 5th and 12th July 2024


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Expressive Watercolours

Basingstoke Discovery Centre

Friday 14th , 21st , 28th June, 5th and 12th July 2024

2.30pm to 4.30pm

Free tuition, £10 materials payable to tutor

To introduce the exciting world of traditional and experimental expressive watercolour. Learners will create finished watercolour and mixed media artwork.

  • Identify and discuss the subject of watercolour; including examples of artists work and the differences between more traditional and experimental watercolour
  • Identify and apply appropriate visual language regarding both traditional and experimental watercolour techniques to your own artwork
  • Identify and apply both traditional and experimental watercolour techniques, media, tools and equipment to your own artwork
  • Produce final finished outcomes/artwork
  • Review your own creative practice

About the course: This course is designed to introduce you to the exciting work of traditional and expressive watercolours

Who is this course for: Beginners but anyone can join this course as it provides a basic introduction to both traditional and experimental watercolour painting

Previous knowledge or experience: None required

How will I learn: Tutor demonstrations, questions and answers, visual resources/worksheets/hand-outs, practical activities. Option for learner to keep a written and visual working journal/sketchbook

How will I be assessed: Formative assessment through Q and A/tutor notes, learner note taking, practical activities/samples/artwork and keeping an on-going working journal/sketchbook

What shall I bring: Apron or wear old clothing. Optional A5 or A4 sketchbook/work journal. Materials fee

All other materials, tools, equipment and other resources will be provided by the tutor.

Next steps: Progression onto other learning in libraries arts and/or crafts courses and workshops or independent study

Attendance is expected at each session to ensure that you get the most out of your learning experience and to minimise disruption for other learners. Please advise the venue/tutor of any absence you may have.

You will be contacted by a member of the learning in Libraries team prior to the course. We are unable to process your booking without a phone number.

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